Gem and Lita
Travel

by Gem and Lita
gem@filipinojournal.com

Banff Sunshine Village Revisited

Banff Sunshine Village Revisited

Gem and Lita

Gem & Lita at Banff w/ Jimmy, Amy, Jason & Jonabelle I’ve loved alpine (downhill) skiing since the 80’s as a recreational winter pastime after several lessons at Springhill Winter Sports Park at Hwy.

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The Sleeping Beauty City of Havana (part 2)

The Sleeping Beauty City of Havana (part 2)

Gem and Lita

Gem in front of Capitolio Nacional Time stands still in the historic capital of Havana, just like stepping back in time. We are here not only for history – it’s also for sun, surf

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The Sleeping Beauty City of Havana, Cuba

The Sleeping Beauty City of Havana, Cuba

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Gem & Lita beside a vintage car at Revolutionary Square Havana has just turned 500 years old, a milestone in its colourful history with the last blaze of Western capitalism in 1959. Most travellers

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Cuba, “Pearl of the Antilles”

Cuba, “Pearl of the Antilles”

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Gem & Lita at Havana Viejo Capital & largest city: Havana Area: 42,426 sq. mi. Population: 11.33 million Language: Spanish Unit of Currency: Cuban peso Cuba is a beautiful and fascinating country – geographically,

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The Jasper Experience in the Canadian Rockies

The Jasper Experience in the Canadian Rockies

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Gem’s daughter Marie-Anne & family at Jasper Patrionizing things that are Canadian including travelling is a patriotic gesture at this time of Covid-19 pandemic. With the Canadian-United States border crossing still impossible (i.e., at

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VANCOUVER, One of the Top Ten Most Beautiful Cities in the World (part 5)

VANCOUVER, One of the Top Ten Most Beautiful Cities in the World (part 5)

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Gem at Grouse Mountain A world-class city attached to the ocean, Vancouver has so many points of interest scattered throughout the city. After a day of sight-seeing at Prospect Point, Robson Street, and Chinatown,

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VANCOUVER, One of the Top Ten  Most Beautiful Cities in the World (Part 4)

VANCOUVER, One of the Top Ten Most Beautiful Cities in the World (Part 4)

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Lita at Prospect Point One of Vancouver’s best places located at the northern tip of Stanley Park is Prospect Point. At the Prospect Point lookout we can see West and North Vancouver and admire

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VANCOUVER, One of the Top Ten Most Beautiful Cities in the World (Part 3)

VANCOUVER, One of the Top Ten Most Beautiful Cities in the World (Part 3)


Gem & Lita at Canada Place A prominent landmark in the heart of Vancouver’s waterfront is the Canada Place with its five huge sails, the symbol of British Columbia’s maritime history. Each of the

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Vancouver, one of the top ten most beautiful cities in the world (part  2)

Vancouver, one of the top ten most beautiful cities in the world (part 2)

Gem and Lita

Lita, Gem, & daughter Marie-Anne at Queen Elizabeth Park Visiting Gastown gives us an essential part of Vancouver’s colourful history – the old buildings, the cobblestone, the Steam Clock, the Art Deco Masterpiece at

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