Gem and Lita
Travel

by Gem and Lita
gem@filipinojournal.com

Springhill Winter Snow Park

Springhill Winter Snow Park

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Saturday, 25 January 2020, cloudy sky, minus 6 Celsius with slight windchill, and a little gust of wind – quite a perfect day for alpine (downhill) skiing at the Springhill Winter Sports Park .

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Palm Springs Winter Escape

Palm Springs Winter Escape

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Each winter flocks of snowbirds from Winnipeg and other parts of Canada fly south to get away from the cold. Although we’re used to embrace and hug the long frigid winter of our city

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Pearl Harbour Experience

Pearl Harbour Experience

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7:45 Sunday morning, 7 December 1941: the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbour is one of the most significant dates that has changed the course of human history. Coordinated Japanese aerial attacks over the

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ROLAND, Manitoba, home of the “WORLD’S LARGEST PUMPKIN”  (part 2)

ROLAND, Manitoba, home of the “WORLD’S LARGEST PUMPKIN” (part 2)

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The name Manitoba may not be quite well-known internationally; however, you’ll be surprised and also proud to know and discover the hidden gems of the prarie province: several places are world title-holders on their

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Early Autumn at the Roland Pumpkin Fair, 05 October 2019

Early Autumn at the Roland Pumpkin Fair, 05 October 2019

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Cloudy sky, intermittent rain, and 8 degrees Celsius – it didn’t matter at all! Group A families and friends celebrated early autumn at the Roland Pumpkin Fair (held every first Saturday of October) at

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Damascus, the “Pearl of the East”

Damascus, the “Pearl of the East”

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Damascus (in Arabic, formally Dimashq), the capital of Syria, is said to be the the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world. It was inhabited as early as 8,000 to 10,000 B.C. The city

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The Butchart Gardens, the Gardens of Five Seasons

The Butchart Gardens, the Gardens of Five Seasons

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Throughout history of mankind gardens have been feast for the senses and quiet refuge and spaces for reveries and meditations or contemplations allowing people to immerse themselves in the beauty of nature. There has

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The Brandenburg Gate, Berlin

The Brandenburg Gate, Berlin

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Berlin, historic capital of Germany and Europe’s “City of Cool”, is a vibrant and fascinating city well worth the trip – an August Baltic cruise of northern Europe. What is there to see? Museums,

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DELPHI, the ‘NAVEL of the WORLD’

DELPHI, the ‘NAVEL of the WORLD’

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As every seasoned traveller knows no two journeys are alike. A trip to Corinth and Delphi, both in classical Greece, is a travel back in time exploring the ruins evident with traces of human

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