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Peace River

From the series “The Most Dangerous River Rapids for Rafting”
The best place for rafting can be found in Canada. Peace River is located in the incredibly beautiful and difficult terrain, until its source can be reached the fastest with the watercraft. The experienced athletes will be delighted by the variety of the complicated curves and the granite ravines of the mountain river, which by far can not overcome all the tourists.

The nature lovers are impressed by the lush pine forests that grow on the banks of the river. For the fans of ecotourism the incredibly exciting expeditions are carried through this area. On request, you can combine rafting on the river with walks through the woods. On the tiny sand islands or on the rocks, which are along the river banks, you can stay overnight. The observation of the wild animals becomes an incredibly … Read all

Mica Dam

From the series “The Greatest Dams in the World”
Mica Dam, located in Canada, is one of the world's largest architectural monuments. It has the height of 243 meters and is located at the Columbia River. The dam building was finished in March 1973. The dam building has brought to the formation of the incredibly beautiful Kinbasket lake, which looks so beautiful that you can not immediately believe that it is a dam.

The unusual name of the dam, translated as the «dam of the glimmer», is due to the nearby town of Mica Creek. The name of the city is literally translated as 'Bach of the Glimmer'. In the surroundings of the city the rich deposits of the mineral resources were discovered. The aim of the construction of the huge dam was the only one - Mica dam was built for the generation of the electroenergy. Gradually the building of the … Read all
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Traditions and festivals in Canada

Montreal
Besides the jazz festival, other interesting events that attract hundreds of tourists take place in Montreal. For example, the MUTEK that is held in the late summer month and lasts 5 days. It is dedicated to audio-visual art and electronic music. The Quartier des Spectacles turns into a huge stage for music concerts with digital programs. The name of the fest is the combination of words “mutation” and “technology”. Besides music and art programs, big local restaurants join the … Read more
Toronto
Toronto is a city of festivals; the whole its way of life is based on festive events. Dozens of festivals and national holidays take place here; their subjects are striking with diversity. Toronto Street Festival is especially popular among travelers. During it, a variety of fairs, exhibitions and entertainment events are held. The main celebrations take place on the Outdoor Art Exibition Toronto square; during the festival, lots of colorful tents are placed on it. Local craftsmen present … Read more
Quebec City
The beginning of September in Quebec City is marked by holding another interesting festival - Festival Celtique de Québec. As is known, North America is home to by many ethnic groups, including Celts (Irish, Scottish, Bretons, Welsh, Galicians). Therefore, it cannot do without a holiday through which the descendants of the Celts acquaint others with their multifaceted culture. During the festival, Celtic music sounds, visitors can learn how to play Celtic games, and event participants dress up … Read more
Vancouver
Since Vancouver is traditionally among the top best cities for life, it is often called the "City of Dreams". And local residents are lucky enough to live in such a fantastic place. But they all have a certain modesty, shyly responding to their city's praise like "Yes, of course". But in the heart, they are absolutely sure that their hometown is the best in the world. The locals are known for their hospitality, respectful attitude to others, politeness and courtesy. They are nice to deal with - … Read more
Calgary
Lilac Festival is a no less popular event that tourists enjoy visiting. It is a true feast of life and new summer. The festival is impossible to imagine without outdoor celebrations. No one can remain sad during this time of the year. To the service of visitors, there are artisan workshops, musical performances, and interesting exhibitions. Lilac Festival is held at the beginning of summer on the central streets of the city. Another popular event is dedicated to dancing. Called Sun and Salsa … Read more
Ottawa
Ottawa hosts a variety of wonderful festivals attracting tourists from all over the world. Among all these events, an outstanding one is the Ottawa Jazz Festival, which traditionally starts in late June and lasts ten days. Performers that have already been headliners in the festival are all eminent jazz and blues musicians whose popularity is evidenced by the number of visitors - about three hundred thousand people attend the festival every year. Another advantage of the music event is that it … Read more
Edmonton
Edmonton is home to a huge number of interesting festivals and national holidays; the cultural calendar of the city is simply amazing because of an abundance of cultural activities. There are more than 30 festivals in Edmonton, many of which have international status. One of the oldest and most interesting is The Edmonton International Fringe dedicated to theater arts; it has been celebrated for more than thirty years. The festival starts in mid-August and lasts for at least 10 days. It is the … Read more
Winnipeg
This fact is evidenced by holding distinctive festivals. For example, Winnipeg Folk Festival that takes place in early July in Birds Hill Park near Winnipeg, which is good news for all outdoor enthusiasts. Live music, puppet shows, workshops, contests - all this awaits the lucky ones who have decided to attend the festival. In addition, the audience is offered a gastronomic program. Many restaurants open at this time to provide a special menu. The good news is that children under the age of 12 … Read more

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