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ON THE ROAD WITH ANN – Welcome to the Rock!

ON THE ROAD WITH ANN – Welcome to the Rock!

“Knock, knock.” “Come on in. The door’s open.”     That’s the kind of open-armed reception you receive in Newfoundland, where we will be returning this August on the Travel Pursuit In Search of the Newfoundland Soul. As before, we will split our time between St. John’s and the Eastport […]

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ON THE ROAD WITH ANN — It’s Colombia, not Columbia

ON THE ROAD WITH ANN — It’s Colombia, not Columbia

A funny thing happens when I travel with Classical Pursuits: I fall in love. OK, It may be more philia than eros, but a deep and enduring affection develops for the country I am visiting. It happened in Egypt, in India, in Vietnam and Cambodia. I leave home with great […]

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ON THE ROAD WITH ANN — Come Take Your Soul for a Stroll with Me

ON THE ROAD WITH ANN — Come Take Your Soul for a Stroll with Me

I devote most Fridays to a day-long walk through Toronto’s extensive ravine system with about 25 fellow devotees. What are we devoted to? We are devoted to walking and to the Camino de Santiago. All of us have either walked (sometimes many times) or are preparing to walk the Camino. […]

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ON THE ROAD WITH ANN — Po’boys + Naughty Girls in N’Awlins

ON THE ROAD WITH ANN — Po’boys + Naughty Girls in N’Awlins

I have been back from New Orleans for two weeks now and have been musing, pretty much nonstop, about what to say about the place and our trip. Off the top, let me say the trip was great. Our readings gave a broad sweep of New Orleans society and the […]

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ON THE ROAD WITH ANN – Early reflections on Vietnam and Cambodia, pt. 2 of 2

ON THE ROAD WITH ANN – Early reflections on Vietnam and Cambodia, pt. 2 of 2

Click here to see pt. 1 of this post. And double click on images to enlarge. Ingenuity – People in poorer countries have, of necessity, highly developed ingenuity to use what’s at hand for multiple purposes. We saw many examples in both countries, none perhaps more impressive than the traditional […]

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ON THE ROAD WITH ANN – Memories of Newfoundland, August 2011

ON THE ROAD WITH ANN – Memories of Newfoundland, August 2011

Warm thanks to Bill Gentles who sent this labour of love from our trip to St. John’s and to Eastport. It gives a feel not only about this particular trip but what makes a Classical Pursuits trip special. Here is Bill’s Discovering the Newfoundland Soul, August 2011 replete with the […]

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