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Mary Lake Retreat

North of King City Ontario is a beautiful little lake called Mary Lake. I spent some time here this weekend on a spiritual retreat hosted by the Augustinian Monestary and Trinity Anglican Church. After the morning rain, and a view … Continue reading

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Sunset? or Sunrise?

Can you tell the difference between a sunset and a sunrise picture? I asked this question of a friend when I was visiting Parker Colorado last month. The reply was simply, “I can’t, but you probably can.” Well the truth … Continue reading

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Reflections on a 30 day challenge

The challenge began in the first week of July. It was a simple challenge. “What do you want to do with your biz? . . . Focus on one thing and it can be taking a vacation or whatever it … Continue reading

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Polar flight to Beijing China

The shortest flight from Toronto to Beijing is via a northern polar route over Greenland, Russia, and Mongolia toward the Yellow Sea. Leaving Canada, we flew over Iqaluit, NU. It is the Capital City of the Canadian Territory of Nunavut. … Continue reading

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Adamstown – Pitcairn Island

  The Pitcairn Islands have the smallest population of any democracy in the world. The island is about 2 miles long, and one mile wide. The island is located in the “naval” of the South Pacific Ocean, 4000 miles from the … Continue reading

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RAPA NUI – Easter Island

Cruising into Rapa Nui, one of the most remote populated islands in the world.   Most famous for these Moai. They are like our grave markers, used to acknowledge an honoured ruler. However, when you have to honour your recently … Continue reading

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Rogue Wave

In the last few years I have cruised to many interesting ports such as San Pedro, Encenada, Cabo San Lucas, Ushuaia and seen places like Cape Horn and Marina Del Rey. I mention these places because they are mentioned in … Continue reading

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Punta Arenas

Punta Arenas Chile’s port to access Antarctica, usually by airplane. Punta Arenas is east of the Andes Mountains when the rest of Chile is west of the Andes. It is facing the Atlantic Ocean, but not on the Atlantic Ocean. … Continue reading

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Tierra del Fuego

Tierra del Fuego. What does that phrase conjure up in your mind? Something exotic or something wild and furious? It is an island with no bridge to the continent yet it has a major city with around 80,000 people. The … Continue reading

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Ushuaia

What is an Ushuaia? It is pronounced as “oo-shoo-AYE-ah” and means a bay penetrating westward. Well, the bay turns out to be a channel between the islands, and happens to be the “Beagle Channel”. The channel is named after the … Continue reading

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