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Henry Kelsey saw the Battle of Hudson Bay first-hand and surrendered to D’Iberville

Read the journal notes of Henry Kelsey from 1697 when he watched for 2 weeks as the French-Canadian Pierre Le Moyne D'Iberville attacked and captured York Fort. If you haven't heard of Henry Kelsey he is also a great explorer. He is the first known European to see bison and the prairies of central North [...]

By |February 12th, 2015|Expedition Diary, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fara Heim presenting at Explorers Club in New York City February 18

If you are in NYC stop and visit.

By |February 10th, 2015|Expedition Diary, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Canada’s History Magazine

Check out Canada's History website. They did a quick review of our drone video at Hudson Bay. Yes, they commented on my unstable drone piloting. It's a good view of the Marsh Point area at low tide on a perfectly sunny day with absolutely no clouds, no wind, and even better no waves.

By |February 10th, 2015|Expedition Diary, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Explorers Club Canada Newsletter

Here is a copy of the Explorers Club Canada newsletter.Far Afield Winter 2014

By |July 15th, 2014|Expedition Diary, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fara Heim joins and attends the Association for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies in Canada

In May the Association for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies in Canada (AASSC) was held at Brock University. AASSC is an interdisciplinary group focusing on humanities and social studies related to Scandinavia. David attended the opening reception sponsored by Jan-Terje Storaas of the Norwegian Embassy. Another event was sponsored by Britt Bengtsson of the Swedish [...]

By |June 26th, 2014|Expedition Diary, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spring 2014 Update

Hello fellow Expeditioners. I hope Spring 2014 finds you well and the Winter was not too harsh. It seemed like a very long winter this year. The Fara Heim team took a several month break from field work after the Hudson Bay trip. Executing expeditions takes a lot of preparation and planning!! For the next [...]

By |April 26th, 2014|Expedition Diary, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Captain Norman Baker delivered Flag 109 to the Fara Heim

Captain Norman Baker stopped into Winnipeg on his way back from another Explorers Club expedition and delivered Flag 109.  We took him on the Fara Heim expedition ship on Lake Winnipeg during the Islendingadagurinn weekend.  

By |August 14th, 2013|Expedition Diary, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hudson Bay 2013 Expedition

We have now decided to return to Hudson Bay in August to search for the ships sunk during the "Battle of Hudson Bay".  This return to the Bay will allow the team to execute ground and sea search techniques in preparation for the 2014 Arctic trip.  We will set up our basecamp at York Factory on the [...]

By |April 26th, 2013|Expedition Diary, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A short video of what the Nelson terrain looks like just before the river meets Hudson Bay

We are searching for the point the 8 mile trail meets the Nelson River.  The water flows out of the muskeg and the 80+ foot cliffs.  The water flowing out of the muskeg was really nice but it is eroding the bank.               Click here for Video: 8 Mile [...]

By |April 20th, 2013|Expedition Diary, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Update to Fara Heim Foundation

Yes, you read that correctly. We are now the "Fara Heim Foundation" and applying for non-profit status. We have not been very good at updating the Expedition Diary as we are constantly blogging onto our facebook page (daily). Since the post before this one we have: 1. Spent 2 weeks on Hudson Bay going by [...]

By |April 20th, 2013|Expedition Diary, Uncategorized|3 Comments