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St. Kitts: Gibraltar of the West Indies

The fortifications of the Citadel of Brimstone Hill sprawl over 40 acres on the slopes of a mountain 800 feet above the sea. Known … Continue reading

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Barbados: Age of Discovery – Historical Influences

In the Age of Discovery, tobacco was king and indentured servants from Britain were amongst the first to toil the fields of Barbados but … Continue reading

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Jamaica: Port Royal, Pirates & Witches

It’s the unknown Jamaica. More than beautiful beaches, the island has an intriguing history that includes Christopher Columbus, swashbuckling pirates, buccaneers and Horatio Nelson. … Continue reading

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Québec City: Festival d’été – A Summer of Discovery

The Festival d’été de Québec is our opportunity to unearth the City’s past, discover the present, and glimpse the future. French buskers, acclaimed musical … Continue reading

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Québec City: The Battle for Canada

Two miles of rolling lawns and broad shade trees commemorate a 15-minute battle on September 13th, 1759, in which Louis-Joseph Marquis de Montcalm lost … Continue reading

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New Brunswick: Acadian Legacy

) Mary’s Point Shorebird Reserve is testimony to how one person can make a difference. Mary Majka who died in February set out to … Continue reading

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Massachusetts, USA: Exploring Boston

Universities, architecture, colonial and maritime history, witch burnings, wildlife and re-enactments of the Boston Tea Party are all revealed on walking tours in and … Continue reading

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The Caribbean Island of Tobago

Sometimes regarded as Trinidad’s Little Sister, the Island of Tobago is located just off the eastern coast of Venezuela in the southern Caribbean. The … Continue reading

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1812 – Part 15: Aftermath — Building the Rideau Canal

Although the War of 1812 is over there is still concern that the Americans might invade again and the British remain vulnerable to attack … Continue reading

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