Silversea Expedition Cruises To KANGIQSUALUJJUAQ (Quebec)

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The small town of Kangigsujuag, on the south-eastern shore of Wakeham Bay, is home around 600 people. It is nestled in the hollow of a splendid valley surrounded by majestic mountains and a landscape of unspeakable beauty. "Kangiqsujuaq" means "the large bay" in Inuktitut, and Wakeham Bay was named after Captain William Wakeham who, in 1897, led an expedition to determine whether the viability of the Hudson Strait for safe navigation. Many businesses have been based here since its settlement by Europeans. View more

In 1884, the Canadian Hudson's Bay Expedition established a commercial trading route to Europe through the Hudson Strait. Seal skin mitts and boots were traded for tobacco and gun powder. In 1910, the French fur company Révillon Frères established a post, followed four years later by the Hudson's Bay Company. In 1928, an experimental fox farm opened and ran for 12 years. One of the most unique Inuit practice here is their way of harvesting mussels in winter. At low tide, they break through the sea ice, climb through the holes and crawl under the ice to collect the shells.

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An Introduction to Silversea Expeditions

“Voyage of a lifetime” does not even begin to describe a Silversea Expedition experience. Imagine the comfort and intimacy of our ships, coupled with the most intriguing, far-flung destinations on earth. With over 590 destinations on all 7 continents, this is expedition cruising at its finest. Our uniquely curated itineraries with excursions adapted to individual ability and interest cater to all, while our knowledgeable and enthusiastic experts lead the way. Butler service, highest crew to guest ration in the industry and all-inclusivity make a Silversea Expedition cruise like nothing you have ever experienced.