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Canadian Songwriters: Soundtrack for a Canada Road Trip

Music Travel

By Kerry Dexter

Canada Day from blog.eogn.comDestination: CANADA

Music: Canadian Songwriters

April Verch,  Bright Like Gold, Slab Town Records
Laura Smith,  Everything Is Moving, Borealis Records
Pharis & Jason Romero,  Long Gone Out West Blues, Lula Records
Ruth Moody,  These Wilder Things, Red House Records
Stan Rogers,  Northwest Passage, Borealis Records & Fogarty’s Cove Music

Candian Songwriter's inspiration

View along the Cabot Trail in Nova Scotia. Photo by Vera Marie Badertscher

Canada–from the rock ribbed coast of Newfoundland to the plains Alberta, from bustling Toronto, Winnipeg, and Vancouver to the high Rockies at Banff and the quiet of the Cape Breton Highlands, landscapes inspire and nurture Canadian songwriters who create music of history and of home uniquely Canadian and of story and emotion which transcend Canada’s borders.

Here’s music from Canadian songwriters to take along as you plan and travel your trips through the landscapes of Canada. Continue reading

Traveling to the Bates Motel (in Canada) (on T.V.)

Wednesday Matinee

By Jane Boursaw

Destination: Aldergrove, British Columbia

Bates Motel

Freddie Highmore and Vera Farmiga of A&E’s Bates Motel

He’s baaaaccckkkk… Norman Bates has returned to our lives, and this time, in a TV series calledBates Motel that premiered on A&E Monday, March 18, 2013. Continue reading

Alaska: Movie- Insomnia- Drop Dead Gorgeous

The Great American Road Trip


Frederick Sound Alaska

Frederick Sound, Alaska

Destination: Alaska

Movie: Insomnia (2002)

(Note: The photographs here were taken by Alan Hull, and supplied by the blog My Itchy Travel Feet. Although they reflect the beauty of Alaska, they are not from the same area as the film.)

Two kinds of people live in Alaska. Those who were born here. And those who are running away from something. I was not born here. Continue reading