Finca del Sol, Alberta, May 2019

What started as a small camping getaway property in 1998, has changed a lot over the last year. We had made plans to build a straw bale house here in 2017, and late that year got our building permit. Too late to do much more than get a hole dug…

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Finca del Sol Project Takes Step Forward

We purchased a small piece of land in south eastern Alberta near the Cypress Hills in the 1990’s  as a summer camp to experience the quiet solitude of the rolling grasslands. We loved going to Latin America and this area of Alberta is about the sunniest place in Canada so…

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Arctic Dream in Ivvavik National Park Canada

Canada’s arctic remains an undiscovered dream destination in Ivvavik National Park. It is remote and a long way from anywhere, but parks Canada have made it easier by offering set date departures to a based camp along the Sheep Creek. There are 8 departures of  5 day and 1 for…

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Kayak and Cuisine on Salt Spring Island

Salt Spring Island Kayak and Cuisine Daily Programs for Individuals or Groups 5 Days Saltspring Island is a wonderful place to learn sea kayaking. This small island is alive with artists, fine food, wineries, a quaint harbour and colourful local people. Two days of instruction will prepare you to begin…

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