Monthly Archives: August 2012

In the Footsteps of Harry Potter

Journeys #4 - Harry Potter

JK Rowling’s stories of the boy wizard were brought to life by film-makers using the scenic beauty of Great Britain and many of the … Continue reading

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Azores – Portugal: The Volcanic Archipelago

Int #16 - Azores Volcanic

Set in the Atlantic Ocean, midway between North America and Europe, nine islands make up the Azores archipelago with a volcanic connection that makes … Continue reading

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Les Îles de la Madeleine

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Situated in the heart of the Gulf of St. Lawrence is a small group of islands, Les Îles de la Madeleine, known in English … Continue reading

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Magdalen Islands #3: Adventures with wind and water

Railways - Magdalen 3

Les Îles de la Madeleine are located in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Twelve islands make up the archipelago and along with their magnificent … Continue reading

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Magdalen Islands #2: Close encounters with Seals

Railways - Magdalen 2

Every spring pregnant harp seals haul themselves up onto the ice floes in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, find shelter from the frigid winds … Continue reading

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Magdalen Islands #1: Culture and cuisine

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An introduction to the history, culture and cuisine of Les Îles de la Madeleine, a relatively unknown group of islands belonging to Quebec and … Continue reading

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Les Îles de la Madeleine: Île d’Entrée

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  Tall, athletic and very, very, fit, Gaston led the way across the top of the cliffs striding through the high dune grasses and … Continue reading

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