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Grand Manan : One of Canada’s Top Ten Islands

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Grand Manan : One of Canada’s Top Ten Islands (Please watch the Grand Manan 1- minute Travel Video PostCard at the end of this post) It’s certainly tempting to think of Grand Manan as God’s shrug of land surrounded by a vast, changing and beautiful sea. There is something about these small fishing villages on islands that holds my heart ... Read More »

In Search Of Great Markets: Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

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            In Search Of Great Markets: Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada Fredericton, the capital of New Brunswick, a Canadian Maritime  province, is not the kind of place where you’d expect a savory, colorful , high-energy outdoor farmers’ market. It’s not Marrakesh or Istanbul,  but it is a very cool, complete market with lots of exciting colors ... Read More »

Boulangeries and Mercis: Canada’s French Eastern Townships

Boulangeries and Mercis: Canada’s French Eastern Townships The fields of deep lavender (Bleu Lavande) stretch vividly toward the green hills. Donkeys at the donkey ranch nuzzle their mistress, and the honey bees buzz about at the Miellerie Lune de Miel, the honey farm. About 150 miles south of Quebec and maybe 90 miles east of Montreal, the Eastern Townships of ... Read More »

Acadian Culture, Alive and Well in New Brunswick, Canada

Acadian Culture, Alive and Well in New Brunswick, Canada “This is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and the hemlocks…” And so goes the epic, deeply moving poem of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, about the star-crossed romance  of two Acadian lovers, Evangeline and Gabriel, lost to each other on their wedding day in the harsh deportation of the French Acadians from ... Read More »

Newfoundland: Sea, Solitude And Song w/Video

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Newfoundland: Sea, Solitude And Song There’s something about Newfoundland, Canada, that gets under your skin. I think it comes from the disarmingly warm and open people. And it comes from the aching loneliness of the surrounding sea where Lilliputian villages snuggle against the craggy faces of mighty cliffs. “Give us a song,” the dark-haired beauty called out from the doorway ... Read More »

Sled Dogs Killed Because of Slow Business

Sled Dogs Killed Because of Slow Business A shocking report by the Associated Press claims that 100 or more sled dogs in Canada were shot and had their throats slit because of a slowdown in tourism. The British Columbia Society Prevention Cruelty to Animals reported that a company called Outdoor Adventures Whistler expected more dog-sledding business in a post-Olympics tourism ... Read More »

Ottawa, Canada: Travel Audio PostCard

Click the Audio Player above and visit Ottawa Ottawa may be Canada’s best kept secret. In the summer, good looking guys in tall fur hats and bright red uniforms parade sharply in front of the Gothic parliament building, their heel-clicking routine every bit as precise and stirring as their counterparts changing the guard at Buckingham Palace. The markets are vibrant, ... Read More »

Prince Edward Island: Canada’s Smallest Province

Prince Edward Island: A Maritime Must-See Enjoy our recipe for PEI Mussels and Oysters! When the plane banks over the Northumberland Strait, the first view of Prince Edward Island (PEI) is of red clay cliffs, gently sloping to the sea, and patchworks of color. In the spring and summer it’s as green as Ireland, and as golden as Vermont on ... Read More »

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