Category Archives: Canada

Soaring Over The Prairies

I love watching the landscape pass by below from a soaring aeroplane. Even the flat terrain of the US and Canadian prairies is fascinating. Especially in areas where colossal collages of gigantic geometric irrigated fields cover the dusty plains. Expand … Continue reading

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Confederation Bridge, Prince Edward Island

Confederation Bridge spans the narrowest point of the Northumberland Strait, but is still eight miles long. In fact, this resilient structure claims to be the longest bridge crossing ice-covered water in the World. It was constructed between 1993 and 1997, … Continue reading

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Walk on the Ocean Floor at Hopewell Rocks, Canada!

What’s more relaxing than walking on a beach? Well at Hopewell Rocks in New Brunswick, Canada, they claim you can go one step better (no pun intended) and ‘Walk on the ocean floor.’ The Rocks are located on the north … Continue reading

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The World’s Biggest Teepee

At 215 feet, or 20 storeys, the Saamis Teepee is the tallest teepee on Earth. It originally stood in Calgary, constructed to hold the Olympic Flame for the 1988 Winter Olympics. After the Games it was moved to its present … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain Bears

Our attempts to witness wild bears fishing for salmon in Alaska met with limited success (see my post Close Encounter With An Alaskan Bear). Fortunately, we had much more luck (and purely by chance) during our visit to the Rocky … Continue reading

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Transformers Invade Paris!

OK, so technically it was just one Transformer (which couldn’t actually transform). And it was really more of a Visit than an Invasion. And the Paris in question is a small town in Southern Ontario, not the capital of France. … Continue reading

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Going Loco at Brandywine Falls, British Columbia

The bustling Olympic ski resort of Whistler in British Columbia is a fantastic destination, no matter what time of year. There’s no end of outdoorsy things to do, from ATVing to ziplining. You can even go skiing! But if you … Continue reading

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