Monthly Archives: June 2017

BALLENAS/WINCHELSEA ISLANDS – Salish Sea Marine Trail

BC MARINE TRAILS The BC Marine Trails Network (BCMTN) is a series of interconnecting marine trails along the entire BC coastline with frequent access points, stopovers and campsites for users of small, beachable watercraft. BCMTN is celebrating the grand opening … Continue reading

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TORNGAT MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK

At 9,700 square kilometres, this park is wedged between the Labrador Sea and Quebec. Named for the Inuktitut word Torngait, meaning “place of spirits”. The park has the only non-polar glaciers east of the Canadian Rockies. There is little in … Continue reading

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BEST THINGS to see in CANADA

SEVEN WONDERS of CANADA This was a poll held by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 2007. Canadians voted but the final picks were by 3 judges. 1. The Canoe* 2. The Igloo* 3. Niagara Falls*
 4. Old Quebec*, Quebec City 5. … Continue reading

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PLASTIC WITHOUT BORDERS

WE ARE OCEAN LEGACY: A FEDERALLY INCORPORATED, NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO ENDING PLASTIC POLLUTION. We are scientists, community organizers, lovers of nature and concerned citizens of the planet. Ocean Legacy was founded to give communities around the world the tools … Continue reading

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COFFEE

THE BEST CAMPING COFFEE MAKERS – 2017 “Life isn’t worth living without coffee.” How do you make the best coffee while camping or traveling? A great cup of coffee is easy and inexpensive to produce, even while camping. If you … Continue reading

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35 BEST HIKES IN CANADA

Excerpted from Explore Magazine, 2017 1. BERG LAKE TRAIL* Mount Robson Provincial Park, near the BC/Alberta border, Length – 23-kilometre Difficulty 3/5 Berg Lake Trail is like a highlight reel for the Rocky Mountains. Under the shadow of 3,959-metre Mount … Continue reading

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HIKES AROUND BANFF

10 HIKES AROUND BANFF Banff. For many, the word conjures up breathtaking scenery of turquoise-blue lakes and a panoramic sea of peaks, of wildflowers dancing in the breeze and wildlife minding their young next to flowing creeks. For many more … Continue reading

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LONGEST CAVES in the WORLD

The following is a list of the world’s 10 longest caves per length of documented passageways. Many passageways are still being discovered; this list is based on the latest verifiable data. Geographical distribution Caves are found around the world. The … Continue reading

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SARAWAK – The Trip

Sarawak May 28 – June 6, 2017 GUNING MULU NATIONAL PARK Gunung Mulu National Park is Unesco World Heritage listed. 53,000 hectares big, it lies in eastern Sarawak just south of the Brunei border. It is known for its karst … Continue reading

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de HAVILAND DHC-6 TWIN OTTER

The de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter, currently marketed as the Viking Air DHC-6 Twin Otter, is a Canadian 19-passenger STOL (Short Takeoff and Landing) utility aircraft developed by de Havilland Canada and currently produced by Viking Air. The aircraft’s … Continue reading

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