Canada

beyond the beaten path

Renowned worldwide for its vast, untouched landscape, its blend of cultures and multifaceted history, Canada is a land of vast natural beauty and rich cultural identity. Trying to distil the climate of Canada into an easy-to-understand statement is impossible,given the vast area and diverse geography within the country. Overall, in most places, winters are harsh compared to much of the world, on par with northern Eurasia. The most populated region, southern Ontario, has a less severe climate, similar to the bordering regions of the midwestern and northeastern United States. Iqaluit, the capital of Nunavut, is just south of the Arctic Circle and remains very cold except for the months of July and August, when the July average maximum is only 12°C (54°F). On the other hand, the coastlines of British Columbia are very mild for their latitude, remaining above freezing for most of winter, yet they are not far away from some of the largest mountain glaciers found on the continent.
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Nordegg, Canada by Kalen Emsley
British Columbia, Canada by Glen Jackson

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Jorn Vangoidtsenhoven
  • Canada
  • Mexico
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I was born and raised in Belgium. After I took several trips to the US, I’ve decided to move there permanently. I have been overlanding in the US, Canada,Mexico and Central America on and off and now I’m traveling these areas full-time.
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Ian Stone
  • Canada
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With a passion for sustainable tourism experiences, we combine the top hiking, culture and culinary experiences in Gros Morne National Park to curate avariety of tailor-made multi-day vacations and interactive day excursions.
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Spirit Bear Lodge
  • Canada
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Located in the Heart of the Great Bear Rainforest, Spirit Bear Lodge offers world class Wildlife Tours and Indigenous Cultural experiences.Search for grizzly bears, black bears, and spirit bears in pristine river valleys. Spot whales, porpoise, sea lions, while exploring the Great Bear Sea. Learn about the Kitasoo Xai’xais people who have called the Great Bear Rainforest home for thousands of years. Find a transformative experience while local staff share their intimate knowledge of this complex ecosystem and guide your adventure into the untouched wilderness of the Great Bear Rainforest
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Randy Mitson
  • Canada
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Established in 1961, Algonquin Outfitters has grown to include a family of stores in the Algonquin Park, Muskoka and Haliburton Highlands regions.While the core of the business has always been Algonquin Park wilderness canoe trips, our product lines and services have grown to include mountain and road bikes, canoe, kayak, wakeboard and waterski sales, as well as winter sports equipment like snowboards, alpine and nordic skis and snowshoes.
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Carrie Back
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
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Carrie Ann Back is a part-time travel writer and full-time globetrotter based in Southeast Asia. She’s been to over 30 countries,including living in the Amazon jungle in Bolivia and working for elephant conservation in Thailand. I love anything off-the-beaten path! Carrie continues to be a sought-after travel expert for digital media, print materials & magazines, and conferences all over the world. Carrie is also a digital copywriter for hotels and restaurants worldwide. When not traveling, she can be found sampling new wines, planning her next trip, or trying to perfect her
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Marija Stevanovic
  • Cambodia
  • Canada
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I'm a 30 something adventure seeker who just recently left her 9-5 job behind and joined the travelling world as an aspiring digital nomad.I'm travelling South East Asia and working to create my own business both online and in the hospitality industry! I want to connect travellers all over the world with the wondrous beauty the world has to offer and work to change lives in the way that travelling has impacted mine in a positive way.
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Valentyn Syenin
  • Canada
  • Indonesia
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I’ve been traveling to connect further with myself and nature for the past 2-3 years as a film maker and photographer.It has opened doors for me and expanded my horizons beyond measures. Travel has been a source of inspiration of ephemeral beauty I can capture and share with others. I have never done a group trip but have always desired to drive so. This sounds like an interesting opportunity to make it happen and share some experiences with my audience.
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Stefani van Wijk
  • Canada
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Learn from the river, with the river; Madawaska Kanu Centre provides personal instruction in whitewater kayaking & canoeing.We offer all the comforts of a European-style vacation resort with delicious and nutritious buffet meals. Classes are small and the river is clean, warm & uncrowded. MKC was established in 1972 with the dream of getting more people to fall in love with whitewater and everything rivers offer. We look forward to welcoming you on your whitewater learning vacation, come paddle with us!
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