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Postcards from Churchill: videos of Beluga whales, polar bears and splashing about

I’ve finally gotten around to compiling the videos from our trip to Churchill, Manitoba, in July/August this year. We went snorkelling with Beluga whales (I went twice), kayaking in the Churchill River (with Beluga whales), and helping to herd a swimming polar bear. 68 more words

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Thoughts Behind A Silhouette

The word ‘silhouette’ is defined in the Oxford English Dictionary as:

‘The dark shape and outline of someone or something visible in restricted light against a brighter background.’

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Why I love Manitoba

Its name itself is lovely; taken from the First Nations word Manitou, it describes the distinctive sound of waves hitting the rocky limestone lakeshore.

First of all I love the sound of the name Manitoba.

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#Emptythetanks

Scrolling down Facebook I have just came across a video of Beluga Whales at Mystic Aquarium with over 9000 shares, the video shows children innocently playing and what appears to be interacting with one beluga whale in particular, as it comes right over to the glass, push up against it, and then opens its mouth wide to the children as they are laughing. 185 more words

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Boston... where no one knows my name

Hi, lovely people reading this! I’m dedicating this post to the beautiful city of Boston, quaintly tucked into the state of Massachusetts. However, I must mention that on our journey from New York City to Boston, we stopped by the states of Connecticut and Rhode Island to explore more attractions. 676 more words

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Snorkelling and kayaking with Beluga whales (and more polar bears)

I decided to go snorkelling with Beluga whales again on Sunday. I had the thought the previous night, and as most thoughts that have anything to do with the possibility of missing out, it wouldn’t go away. 1,741 more words

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Day 415 When on Holiday Don't Check Your VISA Balance

Last night we listed the Canadian destinations we want to visit in our last 6 months here; it’s time to apply for leave dates Jan to Jun 2015.   552 more words

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