By Tim Leffel In the city of Vancouver and the island with the same name across the channel, any visit involves a tinge of regret. It’s the places with little to do that are easy. I’ve been in cities where you could tour everything of interest before lunchtime. In this city and on Vancouver Island, […]
Aboard an Icebreaker, with time for a run By Margie Goldsmith “Polar bear” someone yelled. I whipped my head towards the window of the rickety school bus where I was sitting with thirty other adventurers on a tour of Churchill, Manitoba. This was the starting point of my eight-day Cruise North expedition to the Canadian […]
GoNOMAD Editor Max Hartshorne visits Quebec City during their celebration of their Winter Carnaval, with parades in the snow and honking horns.
By Edward Moss and Mungla Sieck Male and female Snow geese. A Southern Wind At Last Following many weeks of bitterly cold north winds, at last a southern wind came, bringing with it the first pairs of geese. Slowly the numbers increased until thousands of these noisy summer migrants were arriving at Karrak lake solely […]
By Edward Moss and Mungla Sieck The Arctic, mysterious and wild, is a place of great hopes and fears and has attracted many people in the past and still does today. Its unconquerable nature and unique and fascinating environment creates a longing to explore and experience this part of the world that native cultures have […]
By Rick Millikan Seeking a robust Vancouver adventure? Consider soft-pedaling nearby Richmond’s surrounding dikes! Enjoy 360-degree panoramas of majestic beauty along its friendly byways. Cycling provides a great way to explore both its natural splendor and fascinating heritage. Dedicated benches provide rest, respite, and reflection. Take a picnic! Tables line these extensive greenways. Bathrooms provide […]
Linda Ballou takes a rafting trip on the Tatshenshini River in the Yukon Territory and Alaska, the same trip her mother had taken 20 years before.
Quebec City: World Music, Fine Art, Fois Gras and Frog Legs Story and Photos by Sonja Stark A popular travel magazine once said “Quebec is like going to France without the jet lag.” I’ll add to that and say Quebec is like going to France without the jet lag or the attitude. Quebecers or Québécois […]
Jasper National Park: A World of Scenic Splendor By Habeeb Salloum For two days we gloried in the fantastic world of Banff National Park, enjoying its many natural and manmade attributes. We explored some of its castellated mountain peaks, dense forests, sweeping green meadows, turquoise lakes, sparkling rivers, roaring waterfalls as well as its dazzling […]