British Columbia’s renowned and spectacular scenery is the setting for a growing outdoor and ecotourism industry. Much of the province is mountainous, 60 percent is forest, and only 5 percent is arable.
Nightlilfe swings in downtown Vancouver, but the days are bright and exciting too. Cozy and comfortable is Vancouver. The Metropolitan Hotel is just that. A tour of Storyeum and Gas Town will allow you to set your Vancouver compasses, but over time, if you immerse yourself into the life of the city, it is thereWatch Now >>
4:03Grouse Mountain, the Lynn Canyon Ecology Center, and the Aberdeen Centre in Vancouver, B.C., Canada with Rudy Maxa
Take the SkyRide up Grouse Mountain, where the temperate rainforest is perfect for a nature walk. In the winter, skiing comes to Grouse Mountain, and the powder is fresh. To learn of the more natural, ecological aspects to the Pacific Northwest region, the Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre is the place to visit. Certain times ofWatch Now >>
Stemming out from California, the Baja peninsula juts into the Pacific Ocean like an icicle. The dazzingly arid peninsula is a succession of sunset-kissed beaches and trickling creeks. Each year, millions of whales come to reproduce in the preserved waters of the peninsula that their ancestors knew so well.Watch Now >>
From the charming fishing towns of Nova Scotia, to the vast wilderness of Newfoundland, these are the last great open spaces of Eastern North America. A touch of New England, a dash of Germany, here a British fort, there an Irish brogue, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland…Watch Now >>