Category Archive: ETHICAL LIVING

Apr 29

REFORD GARDENS ON THE METIS RIVER

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Reford Gardens in Quebec, Canada date back to the 1920s when Elsie Reford began transforming her fishing camp on the Metis River into a garden. Known to some as Les Jardins de Métis, to others as Reford Gardens, the gardens have become famous since they were first opened to the public in 1962. Alexander Reford …

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Apr 28

PIEDRA BLANCA NATIONAL PARK, COSTA RICA

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By CHANTAL COOKE      It’s slightly incongruous – I am in a corner of paradise in Costa Rica and there is the distinct aroma of mince and onions cooking. What’s even odder is that this isn’t a scent created by food – but rather by wild pigs. The pigs roam in the Piedra Blanca …

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Apr 27

WHALES IN CANADA

If you want to see whales – then you can’t do much better than a visit to the Saguenay St Lawrence Marine Park, in Quebec, Canada. There is no need to get on a boat – just sit by the shore and watch the whales breaking the water in front of you. So why is …

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