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VIA Rail: Vancouver to Jasper

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We followed in the pathways of the indigenous First Nations, early explorers, fur traders, fishermen, gold prospectors, pioneers, railroad barons, and lumberjacks. By riding VIA Rail we sat back and enjoyed the ride through some of the most remarkable landscapes in the world.

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A cruise to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia aboard the new Nova Star

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We recently cruised round trip between Portland, Maine and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia aboard the new Nova Star, which began service on May 15, 2014.

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St. John’s, Newfoundland: City of Legends

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St. John’s is a blend of old and new, city and nature. There are elegant historic homes, colorful wooden houses, brick and stone church and government buildings, colonial shops, and innovative modern museums. Should you want to tour by sea, regaled by songs and stories, accompanied by a Newfoundland dog, the Scademia sails past lighthouses and rugged cliffs to Cape Spear.

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Quebec City: French culture without the transatlantic flight

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The flight from Boston was just an hour—and voila! We were sipping café au lait on Grand Allée, this continent’s Champs Elysées, in the capital of the province of Quebec, the cradle of French civilization in the Americas, swept up in the city’s romance and Old World charm.

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Quebec City’s 400th Anniversary Celebration

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We were there for the largest celebration of military music in North America, the 10th Annual edition of the Quebec City International Festival of Military Bands. The world’s best military bands captivated the crowds in a series of special events, concerts, and a military tattoo held throughout the city.

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Ultimate lobsters and extreme tides: Hall’s Harbour, Nova Scotia

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Nova Scotia is the world’s largest exporter of lobsters. It is a place where you can dine with the scent of the sea and the drama of the tides as you watch fishermen unload theirs catch. For the ultimate lobster experience…

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