SGang Gwaay

SGang Gwaay UNESCO World Heritage Site, Canada

From the World Heritage inscription for SGang Gwaay: At the village of SGang Gwaay llnagaay (Nan Sdins) the remains of large cedar longhouses, together with a number of carved mortuary and memorial poles, illustrate the art and way of life of the Haida. The site commemorates the living culture of the Haida, based on fishing …

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8 Interesting Facts About Haida Gwaii

8 Interesting Facts About Haida Gwaii

I’ve arrived in the islands of Haida Gwaii in the Canadian Pacific Northwest. It is an area which doesn’t get a lot of visitors and few people are familiar with it. It is a shame because it is one of the most special places in North America. 1) Haida Gwaii exists If you’ve looked at …

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Things to Do in Vancouver’s 6 Best Urban Parks

Things to do in Vancouver’s Urban Parks

Vancouver, Canada is lucky to be home to a wealth of urban parks, including its most famous: Stanley Park. But there’s a lot more to this part of British Columbia than Stanley Park! Some parks are almost as pretty as Stanley Park, and others are pint-sized. But, all of Vancouver’s many parks are unique and …

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Kootenay National Park, British Columbia

Kootenay National Park, British Columbia

Kootenay is adjacent to two other national parks: Banff (which borders to the east) and Yoho (which borders to the north). It is also a component of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site. As with Yoho, there is one primary highway which runs through the park, and everything you’d want to see …

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