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Summer activities in Barbados

CROP OVER FESTIVAL May to August 2019 | Website: www.visitbarbados.org/crop-over-festival The most-popular festival of Barbados, this months-long celebration honors the 200-year-old tradition of the end of the sugar cane season with an exciting extravaganza of live music and traditional dancing. The festival now celebrates all that is Bajan with dusk ‘til dawn parties, arts and crafts markets and […]

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Outpost Lodge Northern Ontario

Outpost Lodge

I am not a big fan of fishing, but the idea of spending couple days in the remote location on the lake after a busy time period got me going. Porter took me as far as Sault Ste. Marie and from there – car ride…  A bit of background for you. The Outpost Lodge is […]

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Summer of Space on Ontario Science Centre

SUMMER OF SPACE AT ONTARIO SCIENCE CENTRE

The Ontario Science Centre is ready for the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing celebration! With a newly discovered trove of never before seen 70 mm footage and audio recordings you now have a chance to join the Mission Control team and millions of spectators from around the world in the unforgettable moments of 1969 […]

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KAYAK ON THE BAY in St. Lucia

As a seasoned traveler I am not new to St. Lucia, and sure know all the interesting places and fun things to do… That is what I thought until few weeks ago when I met Marva from “Kayak on the Bay”, she offered the trip to Praslin Island… on kayaks! Just the idea of being […]

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Barbados activities in 2019

Barbados Festivals Barbados IslandFit Games (May 10-11): IslandFit Games is one of the largest functional fitness competitions in the Caribbean. It provides an opportunity for athletes from all over to test their fitness against fellow athletes. Ninja Throwdown (May 11): The Ninja Throwdown is modeled off the “American Ninja Warrior” series and includes unique local twists. It’s the […]

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Great Bear Rain forest movie poster in Ontario Science Center

Spirit Bears in Ontario Science Center

The film is not just about bears; it shows wide range of forest species and rich underwater world.

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Greetings from Barbietown North!

Barbie Fashion show | Winter 2019

After a major snow storm, the Barbies wanted new outfits to stay warm in the freezing cold weather. So we created a new Barbie fashion line. They quite enjoyed trying their coats and sweaters and playing in the snow. Some even attempted the daring feat of climbing trees. After a long photo shoot, the whole […]

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Barbados Festivals 2019

THE HOLETOWN FESTIVAL Barbados | Feb. 10-17, 2019 Website: http://www.holetownfestivalbarbados.org The Holetown Festival takes place in Holetown, Barbados, and celebrates the arrival of Holetown’s first settlers on Feb. 17, 1627. The week-long celebration occurs every year in mid-February and includes activities that showcase the culture and traditions of Barbados. Events include folk singing and dancing, sports […]

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The McLuhan Salons series 2018-2019

This Sunday Dec 16: “The Medium”, a Marshall McLuhan board game, will be on display this Sunday, Dec. 16, at the Tarragon Theater in Toronto for the final show of “The Message”. Show up at 1:00 PM, come to play and then see the show. This January 18, 2019: Save the date, we are teaming up with […]

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Happy photographer- Gary Cralle- Arrowhead Provincial Park Ontario

New Visitors Center opening at Arrowhead Provincial Park

Big Bend in Arrowhead Park It took two hours by ParkBus to reach Arrowhead Provincial Park from Downtown Toronto. After a five hundred meters hike we entered Big Bend lookout platform to enjoy the view. The unique natural hairpin bend of the river creates an illusion of the water flow going upstream. Make sure you can […]

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