Tag Archives: Northern Lights

The Northern Lights

The Northern Lights

I’m so glad I brought a decent camera. This is an unprocessed pic: F3.5, ISO 800, 30-second exposure

I’m writing from Whitehorse, Yukon Territories, Canada.

My wife and I recently decided to take a sabbatical from our Silicon Valley lives to focus on travel and new experiences for the rest of this year. For our first stop, we left sunny Northern California to travel North to the edge of the Arctic Circle in the Yukon Territories.

We’ve always wanted to see the Northern Lights. And we saw them every night we were here (very lucky, it’s a crapshoot)! But what has been really surprising about Whitehorse is that there is so much to do even beyond just looking at the skies at night.

Here are some highlights from our trip:

Continue reading