Unfortunately, my bag did not arrive! Containing all my clothes, food, stethoscope and reading material! I'm not sure how this happened since I never changed planes...but there's another flight tomorrow, so hopefully it will arrive then. Meanwhile I'll be wearing hospital scrubs until a change of clothes arrives.
I arrived around 3pm and it was still light out, although within the next 30 minutes darkness descended. The weather here is a balmy -3 degrees with high winds and blowing snow. Definitely less intense than I was expecting. Keith, a coordinator for the hospital, picked me up and gave me a quick tour of the town. Population approximately 8000. There are the usual grocery stores, government buildings and the hospital. The big difference I noticed was how far off the ground all the windows are; I presume this is because of the height of the snow in the winter.
|Flying into Montreal, the first stop on the milk run.|
|Kuujjuaq airport, my second stop. Weather was blowing snow.|
|Finally arriving in Iqaluit. Walking to the terminal, only to find my bag had not arrived.|