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Unforgettable Canada

100 Destinations

by (author) George Fischer & Noel Hudson

Publisher
Boston Mills Press
Initial publish date
Sep 2007
Category
General, Pictorials
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781550464610
    Publish Date
    Sep 2007
    List Price
    $29.95
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780228101796
    Publish Date
    May 2019
    List Price
    $29.95

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Description

From coast to coast to coast, here are Canada's most fascinating destinations.

This beautifully photographed and engagingly written guide offers 100 of Canada's most remarkable destinations, spread across every province and territory. Some represent dream excursions to 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.

Destinations include:

  • Agawa Canyon (Ontario)
  • Arctic Toe Dip (Northwest Territories)
  • Athabasca Glacier (Alberta)
  • Big Muddy Badlands (Saskatchewan)
  • Broughton Island (Nunavut)
  • Cabot Trail (Nova Scotia)
  • Cape Enrage High Tides (New Brunswick)
  • Cavendish Dunes (Prince Edward Island)
  • Churchill Polar Bears (Manitoba)
  • Dempster Highway (Yukon)
  • Gros Morne National Park (Newfoundland and Labrador)
  • Head-Smashed-in Buffalo Jump (Alberta)
  • L'Anse aux Meadows Viking Trail (Newfoundland and Labrador)
  • Magdalen Islands (Quebec)
  • Montmorency Falls (Quebec)
  • Peggy's Cove (Nova Scotia)
  • Quebec City Ice Hotel (Quebec)
  • Thousand Islands Cruise (Ontario)
  • West Coast Trail (British Columbia)
  • Yellowknife Diamond Mines (Northwest Territories)
    and 80 more.

For the adventurous or the less daring, here are new sights and locations -- the very best that is Canada.

 

About the authors

George Fischer is one of Canada's most renowned and prolific landscape photographers. His unique style has been recognized around the world. He has provided photography and editorial content for promotional literature published by tourist boards and international tour operators. George's work has appeared on the covers of magazines and newspapers worldwide as well as websites and ad campaigns for hundreds of companies. And he has produced more than 65 photographic books. In November 2017, George received the Ontario Tourism Award of Excellence in Photography. Among his major accomplishments is the book, Canada: 150 Panoramas, which was on the best-seller list at Chapters/Indigo and quickly sold out of its first printing. In 2007, Unforgettable Canada was on The Globe and Mail's bestseller list and has sold over 75,000 copies. It is now in its third printing. George is also recognized for his worldwide collection of more than 50 art posters and unique art prints created for various companies, hospitals and private collectors. An avid outdoor adventurer, George has hiked Machu Picchu in Peru and in Bolivia cycled what is dubbed "the world's most dangerous road." He has summited Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Gokyo Ri in the Himalayas and Torres del Paine in Chile. In Iceland, he hiked to raise funds for the Arthritis Society of Canada. And this Toronto Canada resident has now set his sights on canoeing the Nahanni River in the Northwest Territories.

George Fischer's profile page

Noel Hudson

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Editorial Reviews

Sites and events that appeal to naturalists, animal watchers, food lovers, art lovers, history buffs, music fans and adventure seekers.

Medicine Hat News

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

Beautifully photographed and, in essence, an ode to Canada's natural wonders.

The Canadian Jewish News

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.

Arts Forum no. 15

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!

The Toronto Sun

[For] travellers curious about the wonders of their own country.

The Ottawa Citizen

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.

Kingston This Week

Easy-to-read text and beautiful photos. You may, as I did, learn about places you've never heard about.

The Vancouver Sun

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)

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

Unforgettable Canada showcases spectacular Canadian scenery.

The Canadian Jewish News

[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.

Canadian Camera

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

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.

Kitchener Record

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.

Shelf Life (London ON)

Guides you to visually thrilling locales around the world.

Canadian Jewish News

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.

Library Journal

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.

Star Phoenix (Saskatoon)

A bit of easy-to-read text and beautiful photos. You may, as I did, leasrn about places you've never heard of.

Hamilton Spectator

This book will 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.

Canadian Teacher

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