GMIST Sustainable Tourism gathering

I recently attended the first GMIST sustainable tourism gathering in Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland. It was a great conference; our CTC News has a nice little write-up on it. I am currently taking in a few of the sessions of the TIES Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference here in Vancouver. Also some great speakers, and excellent networking opportunities.

Canada’s beaches

Beach at Point Lance, NewfoundlandWho says Canada doesn’t have great beaches? This gorgeous sandy beach is at Point Lance on the southern Avalon Peninsula in Newfoundland.

And Canadian Geographic Travel magazine posted a story on Canada’s top 25 beaches this spring.

My favourite hunting sign

Hunting sign in NewfoundlandI came across this sign just outside of Greenland, Newfoundland. Think twice before walking on this trail in hunting season. You may become someone’s prey!

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Top 15 adventure towns in the world

Matador online travel magazine just published a list of the top 15 adventure towns in the world. Vancouver was listed 2nd, just below Valdez AK.