Category: travel

Ron Windebank’s Summer Colors

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It is always a delight to stop by Ron Windebank’s Garden Arts on Highway 29 on the way to Campbellford. Starting in early Spring Ron’s Gardens features blooms that grow as lush as the Summer’s days weeks ahead of time. And the countryside’s Fall colours are hard pressed to match the Gardens’s bounty: This year…

Quarterdeck Chronicles Adventures on Sailing Around the World

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Imagine sailing around the World with routes in the Caribbean, across the Mediterranean, plus sailing in the pirate and typhoon infested waters of the sometimes infamous Straits of Malacca. An adventurous and sometimes very risky business. These are the tales that Campbellford residents Paul and Sandra Johnston experienced in their round-the world travels on the…

Presqu’ile Park Birds and Migrations Weekend

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For Labor Day weekend Presqu’ile Park had a Birds and Butterfly Migration event. The park has an Info Center and provides lecture tours throughout the summer. But as Fall is coming on and Monarch butterflies and a variety of bird prepare for their log migration South, Presqu’ile is the ideal waystation for the big migration.…

Wendy’s Vacation in Costa Rica II

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Necessity lead  Wendy Avis of Warkworth Ontario to an excellent adventure in Costa Rica as seen in our first post. In fact,  Wendy had a set of  superb choices for vacation activities in Costa Rica. She could travel to the Northeast where the Sarapiquis. Rain Forest and Tortuguero  National Park each would provide unique fauna and flora…