Archive by author: Bruce SachReturn
While still a teenager, Bruce Sach's travelling career started off badly. After being dragged by well-meaning parents onto a plane, he reluctantly took his seat only to have a flight attendant drop a bowl of salad on his head. He realized he should have stayed home. Years later, home (Edmonton) had shifted to Ottawa and he came to the conclusion that travel was an okay thing to do. Countless airplane meals and salad bowls later, Bruce is equally at ease in an Indonesian phinsi or viewing calving Greenlandic icebergs, and is able to adapt to most any locale. Every new destination increases his interest in visiting and reporting.
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Short Trips: Taking aim at Ontario's Perth

Short Trips: Taking aim at Ontario's Perth

PERTH, ON — In the local museum of this historic Upper Canada town, where much is made of the fact that Canada’s last fatal duel took place, the past comes to life.
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Canada's First PM Stands Tall in Kingston

Canada's First PM Stands Tall in Kingston

KINGSTON, ON - We were in this city’s historic City Hall when it really hit me. Sure, I knew that Canada’s first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald, had made his mark in Kingston, and had lived here for years. But when I saw his old desk, (a partners’ desk) carefully preserved in City Hall, I finally had tangible proof of his having lived and worked here.
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Lovely Mauricie Region the 'Real' Quebec

Lovely Mauricie Region the 'Real' Quebec

TROIS-RIVIÉRES, QUE. - “Our prison was so out of the way that in the old days prisoners had to go to Montréal or Québec City to be judged. Then they’d be returned to us here in Trois-Rivières, to serve their sentence, or be executed.”
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