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Road trip itinerary: Maritimes and Newfoundland & Labrador

Road trip itinerary: Maritimes and Newfoundland & Labrador

Many visitors to the Maritimes want to see all three provinces (Nova Scotia including Cape Breton, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island) and some continue on to Newfoundland & Labrador. I regularly receive questions about how best to do this so offer this itinerary based on articles I wrote on my travels to the region, particularly: – My favourite road trip through Canada’s Maritime Provinces – Road trip around Cape Breton Island, NS – A special place called … Read entire article »

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On to the Grand Canyon

On to the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon, which lies in the state of Arizona in the USA, is considered to be one of the natural wonders of the world. Cheryl and Tom Sunter, Canadian ‘snowbirds’, visit it almost yearly on their trips south. For us, the Grand Canyon certainly lives up to expectations. It gets nearly 5 million visitors a year so it is obviously popular. The canyon is about 1.6 km (1 mile) deep and some of the rocks are … Read entire article »

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Road trip south along US Route 66

Road trip south along US Route 66

Route 66 is sometimes called The Mother Road. It was the trail that migrants from the eastern United States used when they left their homes to start a new life in the west. Lyrics, movies and books have made the highway famous. The Route starts in Chicago and ends in Los Angeles. Although it has been replaced by Interstate Highways, portions of it have been designated “Historic Route 66”. We’re snowbirds, which is what we call … Read entire article »

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Family travel

Family travel

Editorial: Travel is something we often do with members of our family and these trips provide special moments to share forever. Many of you are probably on a road trip with family right now so we thought we would give this issue of ‘Riding the buses’ a family focus. There is an article about a father and son driving in Canada’s north just weeks before the son is to marry and another about a husband and wife … Read entire article »

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