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  • Zodiacs at Prince Leopold Island

    © Martin Lipman

    Photo Story

    How to Have a Splash (While Staying Safe and Dry!) on a Zodiac Excursion

    Although onboard life is delightful—with amazing entertainment, meals, camaraderie, and learning—it’s when we leave the ship that the true adventure begins. Here’s a handy guide to get you excited and prepared for Zodiac travel. (Don’t worry—we’ll walk you through these procedures many more times on your journey!)

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  • Hall of Clestrain stone walls

    © Dennis Minty

    Article

    Visiting an Arctic Hero's Homestead

    Adventure Canada CEO Cedar Swan first visited the Hall of Clestrain—childhood home of Arctic explorer John Rae—in 2006, when the historic building was in a state of great disrepair. Now more than a decade later, Cedar reflects upon how the Hall has been changed for the better.

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  • Ilulissat Sunset Mountains Birds Ice

    © Janet Davis

    Article

    Ilulissat: A Memorable and Magical Travel Day

    Adventure Canada guest Janet Davis is an avid traveller who has seen much of the world—but a trip to Ilulissat is among her most treasured travel memories. In this personal memoir of the day, Janet shares some of her beautiful photos and recalls this special visit in vivid detail.

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  • Fjord of eternity

    © Danny Catt

    Expedition Journal

    Heart of the Arctic, Jul. 18–Jul. 30, 2017

    And then—what’s the most-anticipated announcement on any Arctic trip? Polar bear. You might wait days or even weeks to hear it. So it almost felt too soon when those words crackled over the loudspeaker. “Bear ahead, port side, eleven o’clock.”

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  • Morag Cameron Moss Tiree photo courtesy of An Iodhlann and Angus Munn

    © An Iodhlann & Angus Munn

    Article

    My Return to Tiree

    Archaeologist and historian Callum Thomson spent his childhood on the Isle of Tiree, the outermost of Scotland’s Inner Hebrides archipelago. In this personal recount, he describes life growing up there, teaches us more about Tiree, and recalls a visit to the island many years later on a Scotland Slowly expedition.

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  • Zodiac with perce rock

    © Dennis Minty

    Expedition Journal

    Mighty Saint Lawrence, Jun. 25–Jul. 4, 2017

    It is the blessing of sailing down the Saint Lawrence, rather than driving the shores, that its many dramatic caps and cliffs can be witnessed in full view. The railings were lined with passengers as the Ocean Endeavour went by the cinematic cliffs of Forillon National Park.

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  • Horses feeding in misty air

    © Dennis Minty

    Article

    Dune Time: A Visit to Sable Island

    Adventure Canada was the first ship-based travel company to ever visit the Sable Island National Park Reserve, and in this personal account full of wonder and nostalgia, photographer and naturalist Dennis Minty takes us along for a stroll across its dunes.

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