Published Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016
Driving along a curveball road in Nova Scotia, my visiting friend reads a handmade sign outside a church hall. “Strawberry Supper, $12,” she says, puzzled. “You guys eat strawberries for dinner?”
POND INLET, NUNAVUT
Published Saturday, Jul. 01, 2006
I meet my Inuk guide — who’s known as Mr. P — at the frozen harbour of Pond Inlet, Nunavut, where a snowmobile and traditional kamotiq sled are set to transport our group of three campers to the edge of the Arctic ice floe for some prime whale- and bird-watching.
ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA
Published Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2006
When I arrived at Finland Station in St. Petersburg, I spotted a sign promoting “Dostoyevsky’s apartment,” a museum based on the writer’s real-life abode.