Monthly Archives: June 2014

British Columbia: Reading Totem Poles at Capilano

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A look back at the origins of the Capilano Suspension Bridge and a meeting with a master carver who was hired to restore the … Continue reading

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British Columbia: Haida Gwaii

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Decaying Totem Poles at Skidans are visual reminders of the original natives who inhabited the villages in Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands) off Canada’s … Continue reading

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British Columbia: Stanley Park, Vancouver

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Stanley Park with its coniferous rainforest, marine and urban wildlife, over 250 species of birds, walking trails, petting zoo, miniature train and a sea … Continue reading

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Ontario: Thunder Bay – No Sleeping Giant

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On the north shore of Lake Superior, the City by the Bay features 600 acres of parkland, fun and water activities for all ages, … Continue reading

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Ontario: Houseboat Holiday on the Lakes & Rivers

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Travel the highways of Ontario the way the first explorers did – on the rivers, lakes and canals. Ontario’s network of locks and the … Continue reading

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Heather’s Ramblings – 2014: Amsterdam to Bruges

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After the dark Toronto winter, I want light.  There’ll be 18 hours of it in Amsterdam on June 20.  That’s where I’ll be.  I’m … Continue reading

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Ontario: Long Point World Biosphere Reserve – Bird Observatory & Forest

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Our exploration of Ontario’s Long Point World Biosphere Reserve continues with a visit to the Bird Observatory where the health and behavior of over … Continue reading

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Ontario: Long Point World Biosphere Reserve – Park & Wetlands

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Long Point Provincial Park straddles Lake Erie and while it is one of Ontario’s lesser-known parks it has gained international recognition as a World … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia – Tales and Trails

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Rugged highlands, lobster traps and bagpipes. Tales and Trails reveals the history behind some of the major attractions in the Province of Nova Scotia … Continue reading

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South Africa: Sun City’s Lost City Golf Course

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A Golf Pro shows us how to hit the greens at the Lost City Golf Course in South Africa. Designed by Gary Player, the … Continue reading

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