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Unforgettable Canada: 115 Destinations [Paperback]

George Fischer , Noel Hudson
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June 14 2012

Featuring 15 New Destinations.

This beautifully illustrated guide features 115 of Canada's most remarkable destinations. Scattered across every province and territory, some represent dream excursions to the far reaches of the land, while others are closer to your hometown than you would have imagined. Each destination affords unforgettable vistas, unusual land formations or compelling glimpses into Canada's history and spirit.

From coast to coast to coast, you'll find some of the best places to visit in a land known for its diversity and its extremes. Whether you want to climb the world's oldest rocks or visit a Viking encampment, kayak with killer whales or tour a diamond mine, you'll find the perfect trip in Unforgettable Canada.

Among the 15 new destinations included in this revised and expanded third edition are:

  • Nova Scotia's Balancing Rock Trail
  • Jelly Bean Row in downtown St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Nova Scotia's Bras D'or Lake
  • Quebec's dramatic Acropole des Draveurs in the Charlevoix region
  • the Bay of Fundy's tidal bore
  • Wood Buffalo National Park in Alberta and the Northwest Territories


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[Review for previous edition:] This book is a sheer delight. Gorgeously illustrated ... It's a must-have book about must-see places, and it's guaranteed to quicken your pulse. (John Arkelian Arts Forum no. 15 2008-08-00)

[Review for previous edition:] Showcases Canada's natural wonders, awe-inspiring attractions and fascinating towns... There's something to suit everyone. The book is a must-read for anyone planning a Canadian road trip this summer! (CAA Magazine 2008-06-00)

[Review for previous edition:] [Unforgettable Canada] will appeal to naturalists, tourists, animal watchers, art and music lovers, adventure-seekers and armchair travelers. I had fun counting how many places I had seen, and making a wish list of those I might some day visit. (Carole Desormeaux Canadian Camera 2007-12-00)

[Review for previous edition:] Guides you to visually thrilling locales around the world. (Sheldon Kirshner Canadian Jewish News 2010-12-09)

[Review for previous edition:] This book would be a great resource for your personal ambitions to see more of our remarkably beautiful country, or to inspire your students with a field trip to a memorable or historical location. All provinces and territories are included, and even though no doubt there are many more than 100 worthwhile destinations, this collection will give you a taste of how wonderful it would be to visit each area of Canada. Spectacular photography and frequent factual sidebars will make you appreciate the diversity of this land we call home. Happy summer holidays! (Canadian Teacher 2010-05-00)

[Review for previous edition:] A bit of easy-to-read text and beautiful photos. You may, as I did, leasrn about places you've never heard of. (Linda Bates Hamilton Spectator 2008-03-01)

[Review for previous edition:] Authors George Fischer and Noel Hudson have researched and created a beautifully photographed and written guide to some of this country's most remarkable destinations, spread across every province and territory. Some represent dream excursions the far reaches of the land, while others are easily accessible from major centers. Each destination offers unforgettable scenic vistas, exotic land formations or unique glimpses into Canada's history and spirit. (Rob Moody Kingston This Week 2008-01-16)

[Review for previous edition:] Highlights famous sites, but also some that are less familiar -- like Auyuittuq National Park in Nunavut.... Includds sites and events that appeal to naturalists, animal watchers, food lovers, art lover, history buffs, music fans, and adventure seekers. (Canadian Press wire story Kitchener Record 2007-12-01)

[Review for previous edition:] Concise descriptions and engaging photography of superior quality by photographer Fischer make this guide a rewarding journey in itself.... This is an informative and visually rich indulgence that awakens the wanderlust in us all. Recommended. (Theresa Kintz Library Journal 2007-11-15)

[Review for previous edition:] Sites and events that appeal to naturalists, animal watchers, food lovers, art lovers, history buffs, music fans and adventure seekers. (The Canadian Press Medicine Hat News 2007-12-01)

[Review for previous edition:] It is nice to find a book catering solely to 100 of the best destinations within Canada. This updated and expanded second edition gives Canadians a chance to savor places within their own backyards. It is also backed up with dozens of photos, to help showcase the best of what the destination has to offer. Once you open the book it will be love at first sight. No one will have to twist your arm to get you to visit any place. There is something from every province, the authors selecting wisely... Take a look at the book and you will be guaranteed to visit at least one destination, and likely many more indeed. (Shelf Life 2010-06-01)

[Review for previous edition:] A beautiful collection of destinations that will pique your interest, and give you the travel bug, big time, to see new places in this wonderful country we call Canada... A wonderful gift, as well as a great addition to your own library. (Joan Sutter Shelf Life (London ON) 2008-08-00)

[Review for previous edition:] Here is a brief but colourful catalogue of great possibilities for your next trip or vacation.... This is a wish book for travelers in Canada. (Bill Robertson Star Phoenix (Saskatoon) 2007-12-15)

[Review for previous edition:] Beautifully photographed and, in essence, an ode to Canada's natural wonders. (Sheldon Kirshner The Canadian Jewish News 2008-01-10)

[Review for previous edition:] [For] travellers curious about the wonders of their own country. (CanWest wire story The Ottawa Citizen 2007-12-15)

[Review for previous edition:] The book, already a bestseller, is a mix of mostly well-known destinations... some lesser-visited sites... and a few classic experiences.... An enticing read! (Diane Slawych The Toronto Sun 2007-12-19)

[Review for previous edition:] A beautiful book to bring memories of previous travels in Canada and to inspire new ones... This lavish book is a bargain... and would be a great gift or addition to your own libraries. (The Travel Society (Toronto) 2007-11-30)

[Review for previous edition:] Easy-to-read text and beautiful photos. You may, as I did, learn about places you've never heard about. (Linda Bates, CanWest News Service The Vancouver Sun 2007-12-15)

The highlighting of these 100 very different destinations acquaints visitors with the diversity of Canada's landscape, as well as the vast array of potential experiences. Concise descriptions and engaging photography of superior quality by photographer Fischer make this guide a rewarding journey in itself.... Potential tourists are given the enviable choice of dozens of absorbing locales, while armchair travelers can immerse themselves in the luxury of seeing it all. This is an informative and visually rich indulgence that awakens the wanderlust in us all. Recommended. (Jo-Anne Mary Benson Library Journal 2007-11-15)

About the Author

George Fischer, is a photographer whose images have appeared in over two dozen books as well as in publications that include the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, L'Express, Mountain Living and Explore. He lives in Toronto.

Noel Hudson has published fiction and non-fiction in books, magazines and newspapers and has written for television and radio. A well-traveled Canadian who has lived in five provinces, he currently makes his home in Guelph, Ontario.


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I am very happy with this beautiful book, which I bought for my Canadian son-in-law for Christmas. It arrived in good time and in good condition. It is beautifully illustrated, and I am sure all my family is going to want to visit some of these places.Unforgettable Canada: 115 Destinations
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