Spend today in preparation for
our return journey to begin tomorr
=ow. Failed to get the pots thawed
out, & will only have two to take
with me. Everything else that I want
& have had a pleasant & profitable
(from an ethnological standpoint) visit.
Have been treated with the kindest con
=sideration by Mr & Mrs Lopp &
feel under many obligations to them.
Beautiful morning - 16° below
zero & we start for Cape York.
Mr. Lopp goes with us - several
reindeer & sleds go also.
We left the Cape about noon - the
Eskimo driver ahead on his sled.
I followed on sled, & Mrs. Bernhardi
& Mr Lopp followed on separate sleds
Louis followed behind with the
dog team. It was a beautiful day
- clear & cold - a cloudless sky &
the thermometer 16° below zero. We
went east along the Arctic shore &