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10th Annual Pirate Festival

Arrrr… and welcome to the Ventura Aarghbor Village, and with that we were warmly welcomed to the area. It was…

SF Shakespeare Festival

La Niña surprised me this summer. While I know there’s a little poet inside her that keeps poking it’s head…

Jagannatha Ratha Yatra

What are they doing? a rather timid lady asked me as she pointed in the direction of noise. She was…

Parksville Sand Sculptures

On Vancouver Island, for a month between mid-July and mid-August, you’ll find the photographic feast that is the sand sculptures…

Stampede Food

This year’s trip to the Stampede grounds included a quest: the quest to find deep-fried Mars Bars. DFMBs are a…

Toupie et Binou Live

Rather than see all those concerts / events I would like to see at Stampede (like Jully Black), this week…

Dragon Parade and a Rain Storm

The goal for today was a visit to the National Planetarium (known to locals as Planetarium Negara) and it’s well…

Navam Perahera

Perahera is one of the biggest festivals in Sri Lanka. The word ‘Perahera’ means procession and the festival honours the…

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