Each winter in Yellowknife, a stunning ice castle is built directly onto the Great Slave Lake, designed and ruled by a legendary local character known as the Snow King. Local Bucket List correspondent Tandi Wilkinson requests a royal audience.
In a country with over three million lakes, more lakes more than any other nation in the world, you can bet there’s some special waters waiting to be discovered.
Yellowknife’s 20,000 people live in a city spread across the shores of the massive Great Slave Lake. With the boom in mining, the city is known as the Diamond Capital of North America, literally “the place of money” in the local Tlicho language. But diamonds are not the only reason the city sparkles.