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 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 […]
Author Edna Doll encounters some picturesque characters with interesting stories in Picadilly Head, Newfoundland.
Toronto Has a Seedy Underbelly Forget “tres cool cafes” – see the depraved and the forgotten By Paul Carlucci The October winds canvas Yonge Street like a pack of effervescent politicos on the campaign trail: toothy, insistent, and altogether intrusive. The dawn is nigh, and the streets are void of any benign strain of humanity. […]
In search of the elusive Orca By Beth D’Addono I felt the rhythm of my life change once I got out on a sea kayak in the middle of Johnstone Strait, an island-filled passageway off of Vancouver Island in British Columbia. I discovered that in this remote wilderness, a watch is a useless piece of […]