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Lachine Canal, Montreal, Canada

In 1539, Jacques Cartier sailed the St. Lawrence River.  He and other explorers, believing they had found the mythical Northwest passage to China, named the area Lachine (from the french La Chine, … Continue reading

September 6, 2012 · 6 Comments

Grouse Mountain, Vancouver, Canada

How lucky would you be to live in or near Vancouver?  On one side of you would be the Pacific Ocean, and on the other side would be the incredible … Continue reading

August 30, 2012 · 6 Comments

Halifax Citadel, Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Halifax Citadel, with its famous star-shaped design, deep ditches, and pointy ramparts was designed to defend Halifax against possible American aggression during the War of 1812.  Ironically, the fort … Continue reading

August 26, 2012 · 6 Comments

Kensington Market, Toronto, Canada

Located just behind Chinatown (incidentally, the largest collection of people from China outside of China), Kensington Market is a fresh breath of (almost fresh) air and an escape from the … Continue reading

August 24, 2012 · 2 Comments

Guest Dream: Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada

Today’s Guest Dream comes from my good friend, Matthew Sharp.  Matt is an accountant in Alberta, but in his free time he enjoys the outdoors and is an excellent photographer … Continue reading

August 22, 2012 · 6 Comments

Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo, Halifax, Canada

The Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, is an annual week-long extravaganza that happens in early July every year.  Every summer, marching bands, acrobats, and dance troupes from … Continue reading

August 21, 2012 · 6 Comments

Vancouver Aquarium, Vancouver, Canada

Opened in 1956, the Vancouver Aquarium is the largest aquarium in Canada and the fifth largest aquarium in North America. It was also the first aquarium in the world to … Continue reading

August 19, 2012 · 5 Comments

Pier 21, Halifax, Canada

From 1928 to 1971, the ocean liner terminal at Pier 21, in south Halifax, welcomed over 1 Million immigrants from Europe and elsewhere.  It is the last remaining ocean immigration … Continue reading

August 15, 2012 · 4 Comments

Montreal Bicycle Tour, Montreal, Canada

A UNESCO City of Design, Montreal seamlessly blends the old with the new.  If you try to drive a car though, you’ll never find parking.  If you walk, you’ll be killed by … Continue reading

August 13, 2012 · 3 Comments

NovaScotian Crystal, Halifax, Canada

It may seem like an odd fact, but Halifax, Nova Scotia, is home to the only crystal maker in all of Canada.  It’s true!  In 1996, a group of Irish … Continue reading

August 11, 2012 · Leave a comment