Day 5 -Hopedale

The ancient rocks of the Canadian Shield cradle the small coastal hamlet of Hopedale. We  sailed through narrow channels around this remarkable geological feature, estimated to be up to 4-million-years-old, and saw our first iceberg!

Venturing ashore by zodiac we visited the Hopedale Moravian Mission – designated as a National Historic Site, built in 1782, and said to be the oldest building east of Quebec. We visited the local museum to gain deeper insight into Inuit culture and were able to see their incredible carvings and crafts.

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