For over 20 years I have worked with Travelsphere and its partner brand Just You. Over the last few days I have received erroneous reports suggesting these companies have ceased operations. This is incorrect. The truth is Travelsphere and Just You were purchased by G Adventures – and with that company’s deep Canadian roots I […]
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The coat of arms of Bolivia features a large, triangular, brown mountain. The silver from this ‘Cerro Rico’ – ‘Rich Mountain’ changed the world. The river that flows past Buenos Aires and separates Argentina (the country of silver) and Uruguay is called the River Plate (Plata = silver). The dry ports in the Atacama Desert […]
Recently with a few of my father’s neighbours we enjoyed a Peruvian / Chilean cocktail – Pisco Sour. Pisco is a brandy or distilled wine that can have from 30-60% alcohol. It is very strong on its own and is the national drink of both Peru and Chile.
Perched on the edge of Hudson’s Bay, by the mouth of the Churchill River, the small community of Churchill, Manitoba may only be reached by train (40+ hours), by air, or by water.Despite this isolation, Churchill is considered one of the most accessible places from which to view polar bears in the wild. The town is […]