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Issue: 2015-05-28

Raingear

Over the years I’ve been out in the rain. I’ve seen people who wear raingear from ultra-expensive Gore-Tex to disposable vinyl rain ponchos, or even garbage bags.Huddling under a tarp is another common sight.How well the garbage...

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RVing in the YT

Earlier this year, at the Toronto Interior Design show, the Cubitat was introduced. This lifestyle cube is 10’ x 10’ and features a bed, bathroom, kitchen and television. All you need to do is hook up water and power and you...

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Bus, stop!

They come for a pee, a snack, and a knick-knack. After spending 45 minutes in the first Canadian community that many will ever experience, cruise ship passengers are back on the buses to see Emerald Lake or have a chicken dinner...

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Learning from the Locals

Returning home after traveling can bring culture shock that’s just as discombobulating as that experienced when heading off to the far side of the globe.I’m learning that staging the return helps ease the transitions of climate...

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Alexander Supertramp Was Here

In the North, peril can strike anyone in the summer, or the winter. But when Christopher McCandless died at the age of 24 in August, in an abandoned bus near Denali Park in Alaska, apparently of starvation, the response was...

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Yukon Birdathon

There are 284 bird species recorded in Yukon. This weekend is your chance to count as many as you can.The Yukon Birdathon is designed to get you out birding, and raise funds for bird conservation. Held the last weekend in May,...

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Kookatsoon Calling

Do you like wind in your face? Because if you love a headwind, I recommend biking south along the Alaska Highway. All that extra initial effort will just fade away into a lovely tailwind on your return trip home.Biking to...

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