Veracruz Adventure Challenge

November 8, 1998 9:27 pm
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Would we be fit enough for our “adventure challenge”? We’d signed up for what was billed as an exhilarating 15-day Veracruz Adventure Challenge with Esprit Rafting of Davidson, Quebec. The package includes rafting the rapid-filled Barrancagrande River in the Sierre Madre Mountains, horseback riding, mountain hiking, and hiking through remote and lofty villages.

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Hidden Surprises in Gatineau Park

September 8, 1998 9:24 pm
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“I hereby bequeath to the Government of Canada as a public park in trust for the citizens of Canada… my several properties at Kingsmere, in the Province of Quebec, amounting in all to nearly Five Hundred (500) acres, and the houses and other buildings erected thereon.”

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Trekking: Travel Tips for a Honeymoon in South East Asia

June 8, 1998 9:21 pm
June

Rom and Annie Cornforth recently returned from an eight-month honeymoon in South East Asia.

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Get to the Point: Yellow Point Lodge

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World War II POW Gerry Hill sustained his life during his internment by honing a cherished dream. He resolved to build a resort when he regained his freedom.

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Cushing Lodge Nature Retreat

May 8, 1998 9:03 pm
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There’s a hot tub with your name on it overlooking a private lake an hour’s drive from Ottawa. Just imagine how relaxed you’ll feel, toasty warm, luxuriating in the tub with the canopy of stars twinkling in the heavens above. Can you identify the constellations Orion and Big Dipper? You’ll find these and more far away from the light pollution of Ottawa.

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Florida's Nature Coast: Canadian Dollars at Par!

April 8, 1998 8:59 pm
Offshore

There’s a little bit of heaven waiting for you on Florida’s Nature Coast… Mockingbirds will call melodious songs from palm trees. Natural springs pour turquoise waters through rivers bordered by emerald grasses and gnarled, bellbottomed cyprus.

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Trekking: Thailand

March 8, 1998 8:56 pm
March 1

Ottawa Life Magazine traces Rob and Annie’s steps every month and tells their stories.

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The Big Secret: The Iberostar at Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

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Playa del Carmen is a Mexican fishing village one hour south of Cancun. In recent years it has become a small resort catering to tourists who like to be comfortable but not inundated with the commercial excesses of larger venues.

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Trekking: Indonesia

February 8, 1998 8:42 pm
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Ottawa Life Magazine traces Rob and Annie’s steps every month and tells their stories.

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