The wind is raging this morning - coming
down from the north, catching up the
new fallen snow of yesterday & whirling
it along on the ground in dense clouds
It is impossible to face it - or to travel
& as it has driven the ice off shore &
we must go overland most of the
way to Cape York in order to get
around the headlands, - we will
not move from "Windy Igloo" today.
Louis paid our Eskimo guide
- name "Sooluk" $5.00 We
had seal meat for breakfast this
morning. It tasted somewhat like
calves liver - also slight taste of
fish - but it is tender & good.
Wind still blowing a gale & thermometer
46° below zero. "Sooluk" left us
& went back home - but we will not
go for we may have to go several miles
inland & the wind, cold & snow make
it very dangerous - so we will rem
=ain here another day.