Publisher's Note

  • Publisher’s Note

    by CK This morning when I woke up, I noticed that some leaves in our tree in the backyard are starting to turn yellow and I told myself, what an early sign.  For sure we have our nice days numbered as Fall is soon approaching.  I love the color of Fall because it feels so refreshing [...]

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BIG VALLEY – Great Village

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Another exciting month of vacations and day trips is behind us so I’ll tell you about our day trip to Big Valley, Alberta. Although we traveled to Edmonton, Great Falls and Drumheller this month, Big Valley was a relaxing, leisurely drive out in the country. As usual, we made frequent stops along the way and [...]


Calgary’s Bridgeland Community

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Recently, my wife Ludy and I had reason to carry out business in the Bridgeland Community of Calgary. Seeing as it was a sunny and warm spring evening, we decided to do some exploring. I knew that it had experienced numerous significant changes and additions because of the demolition of the Calgary General Hospital in [...]


Philippine Destinations for Your 2017 Getaways

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Boracay is a small island in the central Philippines. It’s known for its resorts and beaches. Along the west coast, White Beach is backed by palm trees, bars and restaurants. On the east coast, strong winds make Bulabog Beach a hub for water sports. Nearby, the observation deck on Mount Luho offers panoramic views [...]


In Case of Nuclear War…

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In the 1960’s, during the “Cold War” a company decided to build a high-tech, ultra-secure storage facility, overlooking Lac des Arcs near Canmore, Alberta. A deep tunnel was dug into Mt. McGillivray, along with several chambers, or storage rooms. It had hoped to use the facility, located 200 metres below the mountain’s western slope [...]


Day Trip to Cayley, Alberta and Area

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I recently had some time to spare and a full tank of fuel in one of our vehicles while my wife Ludy was in the Philippines. On a beautiful, sunny day in January I decided to go for a drive down some back roads. Being Saturday I avoided the congested highways to the west of [...]


Ram Falls Provincial Park

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Wow! What an awesome weekend! While most people in our city did their usual weekend routine – those things that take neither a brain, nor physical effort – shopping, talking, eating…I loaded up the car with a few snacks and headed for the mountains. Unlike the majority, I am not burdened with insecurity; I can [...]


Art in Island: One of a Kind Trick Art Museum

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by C.K.
I once saw on one of the po
st of my former student on fb about this museum.  I was amazed with how the pictures looks so real.  I asked her where this place was and she said it’s in Quezon City and it’s called Art in Island.  So I told myself that if ever [...]


Day Trip to Ghost Lake and Seebee Dam

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Although we have had a little bit of cold weather and some snow this winter, there is no reason to stop living. With my wife off to the Philippines for 5 weeks I chose a warm day, loaded up a thermos of steaming coffee and some snacks and headed out on a beautiful Tuesday morning.
Driving [...]


Yoho National Park – Yours to Discover!

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Capitalizing on our extended summer weather, my wife and I recently decided to get another day trip in before the long, cold winter arrives. We don’t regularly select a destination we previously explored and enjoyed but this time we thought we would return to Yoho National Park. This was our 5th visit to this stunning [...]


Why Montana?

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I am sure by now you have heard enough from me about Montana, Montana, Montana! Through the monthly column I used to write for Pinoy Times and various articles and beautiful photos – you would think that Montana is Heaven on Earth!
I have lived and traveled throughout most of Canada, from Toronto to Vancouver and [...]


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