Monthly Archives: July 2011

1812 – Part 5: Rebuilding Fort York

1812 - Rebuilding York

After the Battle of York, the Americans destroyed the Fort, the Governor’s House and the Parliament Buildings. They then decided that the town of … Continue reading

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Railways: Exploring St. John’s, Newfoundland

Railways - St John's

Exploring the City of St. John’s, Newfoundland, once the terminus for the railway and now enjoying tv fame as the base for the Republic … Continue reading

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Journeys: In the Footsteps of Charles Dickens

Journeys - Dickens

The celebrated author Charles Dickens created colourful characters from his observation of life. He grew up in England at a time when the country … Continue reading

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Argentina: Tilcara – Legacy of the Incas

Int.#4 - Argentina Tilcara Incas

High in the Andes, an archaeological site reveals how the Incas affected the lives of the native peoples of north western Argentina and what … Continue reading

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Toronto 175 – Part 4: Churches and Chestnuts

TO 175 - Churches

Religious fervor in the late 1700s when the Simcoes arrived, the challenges of building wooden churches in the early days of York, how Bishop … Continue reading

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Railway Adventures across Canada: Iceberg Alley

Iceberg Alley

Our sea-kayaking adventure takes place at Cape Bauld on Quirpon Island, about as far north as you can possibly get on the rock. Here, … Continue reading

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Journeys through the British Isles: Castles of Kent

Castles of Kent

The art of warfare and the history of castle building unfold as the region of Kent in England defends itself through the ages from … Continue reading

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