"RADISSON" Radisson by henri123

Radisson Travel Guide: 15 reviews and 27 photos

Modern complete village in the taiga

First built as a construction camp in the 1974 the location (250 inhabitants)

has all facilities of a small city.

Up on a hill atthe end of the JBR (james Bay Road) is is the only allochtone

community north of the 53rd parallele.

des groseillers

Des groseillers, and his brother in law Radisson were trappers, they tried to

have support from their home country, France , to open a trading post in this

location.

Around 1670 this location came under the rule of Hudson Bay company.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:breathtaking views of a special landscape
  • Cons:need to be some adventurous tourist
  • In a nutshell:great lights from the north
  • Last visit to Radisson: Jun 2013
  • Intro Written Jul 10, 2013
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