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Kim Chipman

HOMETOWN

Winnipeg, Manitoba

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Ireland Family Tour, Customized

Thank you Karen Pearson and The Great Canadian Travel Group for the trip of a life-time!

My adult kids and I were planning a trip to Ireland and at first I was looking up guided tours, where to go, what to do, where to stay….… phew! How do you choose? And with so much information on the internet, how do you know what is accurate? I gave up. This is when I found Karen and the Great Canadian Travel Group!

What a relief. And what a wonderful job Karen did for us. Read More >

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Lynda Hydamaka

HOMETOWN

Vancouver, BC

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Kilimanjaro Climb

We woke up at 11pm on our 6th day of trekking and slipped out of our sleeping bags fully clothed with our cold weather layers, ready for the -12 degrees that was awaiting us outside our tents.  We sipped on hot water, clutching the cups to warm our hands and nibbled on biscuits.  Read More >

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George Winsley

HOMETOWN

Escalante, Utah

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Iceland Luxury Self-Drive

After several months of waiting, time finally came for a September trip to Iceland. Off we went for our drive around the Ring Road. Shauna Cook set up a complete itinerary for the trip based on the 14 day Great Canadian Travel Company tour with modifications to include an excursion to the West Fjords. It was a great trip. Nice accommodations, interesting driving, with so many sights and places to see. We loved it and brought many great memories back to our homes in the desert of southern Utah. Read More >

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Meredith Faires

HOMETOWN

Regina, Saskatchewan

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Fins and Fiddles

The combination of caring, knowledgeable, and experienced staff, visiting extraordinary sites, and having the opportunity to participate in various activities (hiking, kayaking, SUP, biking) provided a foundation for a spectacular trip. Read More >

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Kathy K.

HOMETOWN

Winnipeg, MB

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Cycling in Morocco

Cycling Morocco

A friend and I wanted to go on a cycling trip and were thinking about Morocco. We went to Great Canadian Travel and they helped us select and book a suitable cycling trip with Exodus Travel. We joined a dozen others, mainly English and a couple of New Zealanders.   We had both English and Moroccan cycling guides, along with a support van and a four-wheel drive jeep to support us on tough terrain and change flats or perform bike repairs on the spot.

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Alexandre Petot

HOMETOWN

Montreal, PQ

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Churchill Polar Bears

One fine morning in October 2016, somewhere in the world, a person wakes up with the conviction that she will see polar bears evolving in their natural habitat before celebrating her 75th birthday, the next month, in November.

Premonition? Madness? Caprice? Awareness of the ecological threat? Anyway, she calls me …  This person is my mother and anyone who knows her as well as I, knows that when she has decided on something, it is difficult to make her change her mind.  Read More >

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Kaitlyn Lischynski and Stacie Allard

HOMETOWN

Winnipeg, MB

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Hightlights of Morocco

In December, Martha helped us book our adventure to Morocco and Spain for the months of February-March.

We did a 15-day G Adventures tour to Morocco called Highlights of Morocco.  True to its name, we had the opportunity to see the exciting highlights of what the country has to offer. Read More >

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Murray & Lynn Riddell

HOMETOWN

Winnipeg, Canada

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Cambodia and Vietnam

On March 7th, 2017 my husband and I departed for a 3 week adventure tour to Cambodia and Vietnam.  Once again Martha from Great Canadian Travel did an amazing job of providing us with advice, ideas and reputable small group tour companies to consider.  She provided support on the flights we choose, visas and answered a whole host of other questions we had.

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Emefa Alipui

HOMETOWN

Montreal, PQ

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Beluga Encounter

I love Inukshuks, but I don’t know why. I just love them! So when I got to Churchill and the city map indicated two Inukshuks, I had to see them. Giant Inukshuks!!! I was delighted!.
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Kathy K.

HOMETOWN

Winnipeg, MB

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Cycling in Albania

Where in the World is Albania? Cycling in a Little Known Country of Mystery – 

When informed that I was going cycling in Albania, most asked where, or even what, Albania was.  It’s a small nation with a complex, diverse, and difficult history, Albania is north of Greece and south of Croatia/Montenegro on the Adriatic coast.  The Great Canadian Travel Group helped book our trip to this fascinating, rarely seen country.

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Shayla Barr

HOMETOWN

Niverville, MB

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Iceland on a Budget

We had the BEST time.  I would have to say that out of all the countries I’ve travelled to, Iceland by far has my favourite scenery.  There is amazing scenery everywhere of course, but Iceland’s unique, diverse, ever changing beauty is the top of my list! Iceland is now recommended to everyone I come in contact with that likes nature and exploring.  We had such a great time and really didn’t find that there were hoards of tourists, unlike Europe.

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Celeste Li

HOMETOWN

Sydney, Australia

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Across the North

I had an amazing time in both Churchill and Yellowknife, and was extremely fortunate to have been able to view everything that I was hoping for. In Churchill, kayaking with the Beluga whales is such an incredible experience – to have dozens of them literally within arms length is so exhilarating.

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Marge Harland

HOMETOWN

Sacramento, California

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Polar Bear Adventure

It is ironic that I spend most of my life in Manitoba but I have to move away to California to realize that I really needed to see and experience a Polar Bear adventure back in Churchill, Manitoba. And what an experience it was! These giant bears are among earth’s mysterious and fascinating animals and seeing them is akin to my trips to see lions, tigers and elephants. And with climate change happening I was even more compelled to arrange a trip to visit them. Read More >

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Jack and Suzanne Hill

HOMETOWN

Rothesay, NB

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Georgia Food, Wine & Culture

“Are you crazy?”  “You may never get home again.” “You could be kidnapped.”  These were the kind of reactions we got when we announced that we were planning to go to Georgia and the Caucasus.  After a phone call from Max Johnson one afternoon, telling us how much we would enjoy the adventure, we were convinced by his enthusiasm that we should go. That, as well as encouragement from Lois, our travel advisor at The Great Canadian Travel Company, was the catalyst for our plan. Read More >

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Kathy K.

HOMETOWN

Winnipeg, MB, Canada

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Cycling The Drakensberg and Kruger

I went cycling in South Africa with two friends for two weeks.  We joined an Exodus cycling tour of 14, mainly English with a couple of Australians.  http://www.exodustravels.com/ca/south-africa-holidays/cycling/cycling-drakensberg-kruger/mzd-85656?setcountry=CA  We had a support van with a driver and a guide who also prepared most of our food.  We cycled in the North East corner of South Africa, near the border of Mozambique and Swaziland.  The cycling was in rural areas, and initially at an altitude of 2000 metres, which kept us cool, though winded from our lack of altitude training (or maybe, just lack of sufficient training, altitude or not, ok.).  What I was not expecting were the long climbs of 5, 6, 7 kilometres, though I certainly welcomed the descents thereafter! Read More >