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  • Gentoo penguin jumping in water

    © Dennis Minty

    Photo Story | Antarctica

    Penguins: A Cast of Characters

    There are many species of penguin that you can see on an Antarctic voyage, including gentoo, king, macaroni, Adélie, chinstrap, rockhopper, Magellanic, and emperor. In this photo story, wildlife biologist and photographer Dennis Minty helps us take a closer look at eight of our favourite waddling friends.

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  • Drygalski Fjord South Georgia mountains

    © Dennis Minty

    Photo Story

    Nine Far-Flung Places to Visit by Sea

    No airports. No tunnels. No highways or helipads. Sometimes, it's just best to travel the old-fashioned way—by sea! Here are nine special places Adventure Canada visits that most of us will only ever have the chance to reach via ship. Which of them are on your bucket list?

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  • Lena archaeology site Nachvak Fjord Torngat Mountains photo by Krista Pinter Lachapelle

    © Krista Pinter-Lachapelle

    Article | Newfoundland and Labrador

    Recording the Stories of Nunatsiavut: Archaeology, Traditional Knowledge, and the Future

    Just about everywhere in Nunatsiavut—the Inuit homeland of northern Labrador—you can find archaeology. Human history in the region goes back millennia, from sod houses and tent rings to Christian mission stations. In this article, Lena Onalik, Archaeologist for Nunatsiavut, shares the stories of some of her exciting projects.

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  • Western Brook Pond Gros Morne Newfoundland mountains sky water

    © Dennis Minty

    Article | Newfoundland and Labrador

    Gros Morne National Park: Where the Earth Tells Its Story

    Geology shines on the island of Newfoundland! Admire spectacular landscapes and witness earth’s history for yourself when you visit Gros Morne National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Photographer Dennis Minty shares the park’s must-see spots and tells the story of the banjo-playing geologist who helped bring it to life.

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  • King penguins walking on snow

    © Dennis Minty

    Article | Antarctica

    All About Penguins

    Photographer and wildlife biologist Dennis Minty shares fascinating facts about everyone’s favourite flightless birds. Why do penguins waddle? How do they stay warm in Antarctica’s frigid environment? Find out here, plus learn more about their adaptations, habitat, and conservation status in this handy penguin primer.

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  • Town of Saint Pierre from above

    © Dennis Minty

    Photo Story | Atlantic Canada, Sable Island and Gulf of Saint Lawrence

    My Favourite Things to Do in Saint-Pierre

    Make a trip to Saint-Pierre and Miquelon to explore its many hidden gems. The great architecture, history, shopping, and cuisine here will all leave you wanting more. Photographer Dennis Minty shares his favourite tips and tricks for how to spend a day (or two, or three!) in this special place.

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  • Women in Saint Pierre historical dress

    © Dennis Minty

    Article | Atlantic Canada, Sable Island and Gulf of Saint Lawrence

    A Brief History of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon

    Basque fishing, French and British military strife, rum-running, the cod moratorium, and even Nazi conspiracies have all made their mark on Saint-Pierre and Miquelon. Learn more about the compelling history of these small islands, just off the coast of Newfoundland, in this article from Dennis Minty.

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