http://youtu.be/vRXmLhRPOBE The Quilotoa Loop is one of Ecuador's biggest attractions in the region near Quito. Quilotoa is the most Western volcano in the Ecuadorian Andes. Today, everyone heads there to see the emerald crater lake—the laguna. The loop is a circuit that many travellers choose to . . .
Once upon a time, the continents of Africa and North America got up close and personal with one another. So close, in fact, that they collided, forcing the earth's mantle to push up through the crust and form a bare red mountain landscape that looks quite out of place in Gros Morne National . . .
As the second-largest country in the world (geographically), and with a population of just 35-million, Canada has a lot of open space. Given its size, it's also incredibly diverse. Canada has an enormous offering of hiking options, and hiking in Canada is attracting more and more travellers to . . .
Most of us claim to be outdoors people, although we tend to spend 90 per cent of our day indoors. That's said without judgement--it's easy to stay inside all day when you work and sleep indoors. Recently, I've been spending time around people who have adventures every weekend. Being in the . . .
"You're staying in the field, so we should let you know about the grizzly," the park ranger says as he hands us a couple of brochures about keeping a "bare" campsite. It turns out that it's calving season for the elk here, and the elk love to hang out in the field where we're staying. This is . . .