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Atlantis Submarines Grand Cayman

  Bud Johnson, General Manager of Atlantis Submarines Cayman has an infectious laugh that enlivens our conversation about the public- passenger submarine operation that began here in 1985. Atlantis Submarines, the British Columbia based parent company operates submarines in several other locations across the Caribbean, Hawaii and Guam. “It’s unique and it’s safe. One of
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stingray in Grand Cayman

  Now in its 60th year of operation, Captain Marvin’s Watersports offers several options for exploring the ocean. We decide to take a half-day snorkel excursion, including a chance to swim with the rays at Stingray City. On board, we meet our friendly crew, including Froggy Gonzalez, the photographer for the trip who captures families
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  [metaslider id=2756]     Besides the marked difference in climate, (15-20 degree difference), the drive from Phoenix to Sedona also reveals a vast variation in landscape. The first signs we’re not in Phoenix anymore? Barren desert, followed by pine trees, then, seemingly out of nowhere giant bright red rock formations begin to appear. I
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[metaslider id=2757]     Appreciation for the bounty of the region is the basis of Jérome Dufresne’s business Horizon Evasion which has been offering tours of the Saugenay interior on dune buggy for the last two years. As I wait for him to do a security check, across the street a man begins to play
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GETTING THERE Air Canada Direct to Quebec City and Montreal from where a rental car is the best way to reach the region. www.aircanada.com L’ANSE SAINT-JEAN WHERE TO STAY Condos et chalets Les Gîtes du Fjord Fully furnished condos and chalets include kitchenette. View of Sagenay fjord. Restaurant L’islet noted for its home smoked trout.
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    The Serene and isolated Four Seasons Troon North was once the historic Crescent Moon Ranch. Designed by enterprising homebuilder George Ellis in the 1940’s for heiress Lois Kellogg Maury until eventually being bought by developer Gordon Ingebritson in 1967, the hotel feels like a surrealist dream with its Pueblo style architecture. My room
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compass point bahamas

    [metaslider id=2746]      Deciding to head in their own direction, on the Western side of New Providence, Bahamas, two sisters discover warm sunsets, soft music and a technicolour dreamscape all to themselves. Away we go A measly two hour and thirty minute flight from Toronto to Nassau, Bahamas seems unbelievable. How can
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  [metaslider id=2755]     The windward coast of maui was once navigable only by canoe or boat. It is now accessible through the infamous 52 mile long Hana Highway that meanders through a landscape of rainforest, streams and gulches. Dotted with concrete bridges, narrow hairpin turns alternate with waterfalls and scenic lookouts. The area
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“Situated on 54 acres (including the Honokahua Preservation Site, an ancient Hawaiian burial ground) this oceanfront hotel recently completed a $180 million refurbishment. The hotel features 463 guestrooms, including 107 one and two-bedroom Residential Suites; six restaurants; and the new Ritz-Carlton Spa; two championship golf courses; and Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment program with
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“Owned and operated by Sir Royston Hopkin and family and situated on 8 acres of grounds on Grand Anse beach, the 64 suite hotel (32 of which are beachfront) offers three categories of accomodation ranging from the Garden/Pool suites with living room and balconies to the Royal Collection mini-villas and the Cinnamon and Saffron Suites
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