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PHOTO: Emerald Lake in Yoho National Park, Canada

Canada is known for its spectacular National Parks. Both Glacier and Banff National Parks enjoy worldwide notoriety. But tucked between the two is a third, the lesser known Yoho National Park. Most who visit Yoho do so because it is on the way to Banff’s famous Lake Louise, or when they stop for…

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Seeing the American Niagara Falls on a Budget

I spend most of each year overseas in developing countries where the cost of living is a fraction what it is in the United States. Each return to the States requires a period of adjustment. This time, I almost choked when I had to pay $75 a night for a hotel room in…

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Frozen Niagara Falls Connect New York and Canada

Recently I wrote a travel article on the top ten waterfalls in the U.S. for the Uptake.com attractions blog. A few days later I received an email from Jesse Baier, who is employed by Delaware North Companies, the company that provides food, concessions and guest services for Niagara Falls State Park. Jesse had…

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The Unconditional Love of Animals

A tall, middle-aged man just walked into Pastry Art, my favorite coffee shop and bakery in downtown Sarasota. He opened the door a smidge and squeezed through, barring the large Golden Retriever that accompanied him from entering. “Stay outside,” he said, pointing to one of the tables near the curb. The dog walked…

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