Posts Tagged ‘Park’

Comments Off on Majestic Canada, coast to coast

When Canada’s inaugural transcontinental train trundled from Montreal into British Columbia’s Port Moody in 1886, it practically and symbolically linked the country’s east and west for the first time, triggering a golden age of “high-speed” rail travel that inspired thousands to explore the fledgling nation. Today aeroplanes have raced ahead in the speed stakes, but […]

Comments Off on Acadia National Park: First sight of the sunrise in the USA

The sun’s rays strike the rocky coast of Acadia National Park, Maine. (Photo: Robert F. Bukaty, AP) Acadia National Park has many claims to fame. It was the first national park east of the Mississippi. It’s the second most visited east of the Mississippi (more than 2.4 million visitors last year). And it’s the only […]