Posts Tagged ‘Canada’
There are not many places left in the world that can truly be described as wilderness. Alaska has those places and tourists love to see its pristine environment. Fishing enthusiasts particularly like to come here and any Alaska fishing guide will show that the sport can be pursued by novices or experts in many different locations and catching several different types of fish. Many companies organise fishing vacations in this region.
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The province Yukon is located north of British Columbia and it boarders Alaska to the west and to the east is the North West territories. Yukon was the 11th province to join the country of Canada. Yukon is probably best known for the Klondike Gold Rush in the 1890s. It is said that there is still gold in the rivers up there
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Tremblant is based in Canada and has over 90 runs servicing millions of skiers each year. With 13 state-of-the-art ski lifts and a selection of choices for both snowboarders and skiers Tremblant attained its reputation through daring, varied runs catering for a selection of abilities and preferences. With its longest run being 6km long, you cannot help but picture Tremblant as the skiing capital of Canada.
As one flies over Vancouver throughout the first rate into the Canadian city’s airport, the encompassing beautiful pure surroundings is already seen with mountains on one side and the sea on the other. As soon as inside the baggage declare area of the international airport, guests are greeted with massive Pacific Northwest Coast Indian art carvings. This provides to the overall taste of nature and the surroundings that makes Vancouver so totally different from other major cities. When driving along Granville Street in the direction of the city center, one can’t help however notice that the bushes and hedges in the residential areas are so much larger and taller than those we usually see elsewhere. Read the rest of this entry »
Montreal is an accessible city. The city is bombarded with a friendly neighborhood safe for tourists to walk in the streets day and night. Montreal is not an affordable city for vacation but budget travel can be achieved with certain guidelines to be followed. You can experience the Montreal adventure by simply traveling like a local. Read the rest of this entry »
1. Origin and Construction: The clouds, draping the mountains like strands of silver steel wool, hung low over the Lynn Canal, gateway to the historic city of Skagway, Alaska, itself the origin of thousands of stampeders who had begun their 45-mile treks over the White Pass Summit toward the Klondike gold fields of the Yukon in Canada in 1897 and 1898. The throngs continued to infiltrate the area today from vessels which also sailed from Seattle, but all disembarked from one of the many daily cruise ships which docked a short distance away. Read the rest of this entry »
For many folks who visit Ontario, one of the first ventures beyond Toronto is a trip to the District Municipality of Muskoka. A 2500 square-mile region usually referred to as simply “Muskoka,” it has small communities, like the township of Muskoka Lakes, whose population of some 7000 swells to 34,000 during the summer, as the region gets over two million tourists a year. Muskoka is among the Canadians’ (and foreign tourists’) all-time favorite vacation destinations. Read the rest of this entry »
From elegant and chic to inexpensive and family-friendly, the restaurant options in Toronto are as varied as the city itself. Here are some top suggestions that will suit those looking to indulge as well as foodies seeking more thrifty yet flavourful fare. Read the rest of this entry »
Niagara’s Winter Festival of Lights has run every year since 1950 and the two waterfalls at Niagara have been lit in rainbow colours during the winter season most years since 1925, after the creation of the ‘Niagara Falls Illumination Board’. Nowadays, the lights run from November to February with fireworks before, and during, the Christmas and New Year weekends adding to the spectacle. Read the rest of this entry »