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Joan Larsen: Let’s Run Away – Three Beautiful Places to Get Lost

February 15, 2017

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By Joan Larsen Let’s be honest here. It’s February – hearts and flowers time – and a reminder that the familiar theme –telling us that “love is in the air” –may well be bypassing us big time. Sure. . . if we are lucky, we have LOVE in our lives. But again, let’s be honest […]

Joan Larsen: Let’s Run Away – Three Beautiful Places to Get Lost

February 4, 2015

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By Joan Larsen Let’s be honest here. It’s February – hearts and flowers time – and a reminder that the familiar theme –telling us that “love is in the air” –may well be bypassing us big time. Sure. . . if we are lucky, we have LOVE in our lives. But again, let’s be honest […]

Joan Larsen’s Best Life-Changing Trip of 2014: The Rocky Mountaineer

April 9, 2014

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By Joan Larsen The tantalizing call of “All aboard,” chimed by the conductor at Vancouver’s Pacific Central Station had us scurrying down the platform toward the sharply-uniformed train staff, waiting to warmly welcome us aboard “The Rocky Mountaineer”.   Yes, we have always heard about “Classic Rail Journeys” but not in my wildest dreams did I […]

Joan Larsen’s Travel: Jewels of Western Canada

August 14, 2013

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The walking is easy in Banff’s Johnston Canyon. By Joan Larsen   The black mother bear, strolling along the Bow River Parkway in the Canadian Rockies in early morning, obviously knew she “owned” this beautiful wooded territory.  Unafraid of two adventurers driving her way — whose hearts leaped with joy at the sighting – she […]