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Why Go to Victoria BC?

Every tourist destination has it’s attractions. However, because every tourist is different, these attractions have greater or lesser value. In this series Gary’s gives his reasons for traveling to a particular place. Hopefully some of his thoughts will entice you … Continue reading

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Why Go to Vancouver?

Every tourist destination has it’s attractions. However, because every tourist is different, these attractions have greater or lesser value. In this series Gary’s gives his reasons for traveling to a particular place. Hopefully some of his thoughts will entice you … Continue reading

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Why Go to Quebec City?

Every tourist destination has it’s attractions. However, because every tourist is different, these attractions have greater or lesser value. In this series Gary’s gives his reasons for traveling to a particular place. Hopefully some of his thoughts will entice you … Continue reading

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Lee’s Favorite Gardens Redux — Canada & Other N. America

My wife, Lee, loves to visit gardens. I have learned to include gardens in all of our travel plans. There is something tranquil about walking between rows and rows of flowers or other interesting plants. Plants are so interesting and … Continue reading

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Lakes of Canada

Lakes are large, fresh-water bodies of water, often associated with rivers or streams which feed or drain them. Mankind has created a huge variety of activities which can be enjoyed at lakes, including swimming, canoeing, fishing, etc. As such, lakes … Continue reading

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Mountains of Canada

Mountains are wondrous things. They dominate the landscape where they exist. Geologically they are formed from an uplift, either from tectonic plates colliding or due to an up-welling from beneath the Earth as in a volcano. ¬†Usually they are not … Continue reading

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Cities on the Ocean #5 — Canada

A large percentage of the world’s major cities are found on waterways since ships have been, and still are in many cases, the most common method of transporting goods from country to country. A significant number of these cities are … Continue reading

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World Cities at 20 Degrees North Latitude

Latitude lines are the parallels which cut across the Earth traveling north and south from the Equator. Because it is latitude which determines temperature and climate, the Earth is divided into three (3) zones, the Tropics, the Temperate Zone, and … Continue reading

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Top 40 Tourist Attractions in Canada — #1-5

Canada is a huge country, the second largest in the world. It is replete with incredible natural areas, and, as it has grown in population, its cities have taken their place among the world’s greatest. In this series, I will … Continue reading

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Top 40 Tourist Attractions in Canada — #6-10

Canada is a huge country, the second largest in the world. It is replete with incredible natural areas, and, as it has grown in population, its cities have taken their place among the world’s greatest. In this series, I will … Continue reading

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