Via Rails Virtual Tour guide, Vivian, submitted a great link in a comment on my recent post of the best winter activities in Canada. The video depicts two Inuit men building an igloo. It’s roughly 10 minutes long, and it’s one of those really crazy old videos. It’s not ‘cheesy’ old, it just sort of [...]
While Canada may be a young country, it is teeming with history. Pirates, explosions, war, famine, disease, murder, and even prohibition! The history of this country speaks volumes of it’s people.
Located on the east coast of Canada is Nova Scotia, one of Canada’s Atlantic provinces. Every year around Christmas, the province of Nova Scotia sends a massive Christmas tree down to Boston to thank the Bostonian’s who aided in the aftermath of the 1917 Halifax Explosion. The Boston aid arrived the day after the explosion [...]
For those of you who took the time to watch One Week, you may remember Joshua Jacksons character singing at a campfire with his native american lady-friend. This song that they had him singing has been around for hundreds of years, and has a unique history behind it. Now before I get into the history [...]