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Epic Journeys; Coast to Coast, Canada with Via Rail

The term ‘epic journey’ is probably bandied about too often, but travelling from Halifax on the Atlantic coast of Canada to Vancouver on the Pacific shoreline is justifiably considered an epic traverse. Travelling by train with the major Canadian railway Via Rail only adds to this sense of a special journey, it is one which even many Canadians have never …

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Roadtripping in the Canadian Rockies; The Icefields Parkway

There are many ways to enjoy the Canadian Rockies, perfect for outdoor adventure activities including, climbing, trekking, biking, or rafting. Patient, and fortunate visitors may see some of the incredible wildlife. However, when the weather is right, the mountains are simply breath-taking, and just standing back to admire them is enough. The rugged peaks are easily accessible, often from the …

Bald Eagles in Flight; The Prince Rupert Airshow

The BC sky was filled with feathered dive-bombers, swooping, diving, cartwheeling and sweeping low over shallow waves, Prince Rupert, raptor squadron reporting to entertain. Dozens of bald eagles provided a spectacular display, rivalling any international airshow, their acrobatics the envy of even the most skilled pilots; an elegant dance in the sky. Every passenger was on the deck, gasping, and whooping at …

The Mural Festival in Montreal; A Celebration of Street Art

Street art done properly, it can transform a neighbourhood, and even an entire city. It enhances dull, and boring buildings, making them bright, and vibrant works of art. The streets become interesting, capturing imaginations, and a pleasure to discover. Montreal obviously agrees, as it recently held a mural festival, celebrating creativity with a variety of street art. A number of invited, talented young …