The Joys of Visiting San Cristobal, Mexico

San Cristobal de las Casas is considered the cultural capital of Chiapas, Mexico’s southernmost state and certainly one of its most scenic. It sits in a high mountain valley lined by pine forest. Surrounding it is a land of rainforest, mountains, wild rivers and waterfalls. The town’s high proportion of indigenous residents impart a distinct […]

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Hermetic Code Tour – Discovering Winnipeg’s Ancient Temple

Maniitoba Legislative Assembly Building, Winnipeg.

It was an adventure the likes of the Da Vinci Code, complete with ancient symbols, hidden clues, and secret society rituals. But with one big difference. This code-busting escapade was for real. The unlikely setting was the Manitoba Legislative Assembly building in Winnipeg, its dome topped by the brilliant statue of the Greek god Hermes, […]

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Wandering around Winnipeg’s Forks and St. Boniface

Esplanade Riel pedestrian bridge, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

The Forks is not only Winnipeg’s top tourist attraction today; folks have been gathering here for centuries. It was named for the piece of land where the Assiniboine and Red Rivers meet. Just across the Red we find Old St. Boniface, with some of Winnipeg’s oldest historic buildings, and centre of the largest francophone community […]

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Why Photographers Should Visit Ontario’s Neys Provincial Park

Neys Provincial Park, Lake Superior, Ontario

The north shore of Lake Superior abounds in photogenic places, with Neys Provincial Park being among the best spots to spend a night or two, especially if you’re a photographer. The location couldn’t be more convenient – just off the Trans Canada Highway on the rugged Coldwell Peninsula, and right on one of the finest […]

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