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Top 10 Outdoor Adventures in Newfoundland

Newfoundland is a phenomenal province to visit for outdoor adventures. Not only is the scenery exceptional, especially along the coast and in Gros Morne National Park, but the people are so friendly and welcoming that they are reason enough to

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Scariest path Caminito del Rey opens again

The Guardian The pathway once known as one of the world’s scariest hikes reopens after extensive safety improvements, and while thrill-seekers may miss the element of risk, the stunning views and dizzying heights more than compensate http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2015/mar/27/caminito-del-rey-malaga-path-reopens-spain-hiking?CMP=share_btn_tw

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World’s Scariest Path to Reopen

It’s known as the Caminito del Rey and it’s the world’s scariest path in Malaga, Spain. It will reopen soon to tourists and 30,000 people have made a reservation. So get your GoPro on and see for yourself: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/activityandadventure/11463401/Caminito-del-Rey-worlds-scariest-footpath-now-requires-helmets.html

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Lost City in Honduras

Team from National Geographic finds a lost city in Honduras. It is overgrown with jungle. http://news-beta.nationalgeographic.com/2015/03/150302-honduras-lost-city-monkey-god-maya-ancient-archaeology/

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On Top of The World

Ten hikes in the Canadian Rockies by mountain man Ricky Forbes: http://rockiesoutdoors.com/2014/12/16/ten-great-summer-hikes-in-the-canadian-rockies

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Chilling History

The men who hunted the elusive Northwest Passage. From mythical maps to doomed expeditions and disputed cannibalism, a new exhibition chronicles man’s many attempts to find the Arctic channel http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/nov/20/chilling-history-exhibition-northwest-passage

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How Canadian Soldiers on Bikes Won War

The Canadian army trained soldiers on bikes to perform all kinds of tasks in the First World War. http://cyclingmagazine.ca/sections/news/remembrance-day-special-canadian-corps-cyclist-battalion/

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An Eccentric Builder of Bicycles

Giuseppe Marinoni builds bikes for the cognoscenti. http://www.macleans.ca/culture/movies/of-pedals-and-metals-in-search-of-bike-maestro-giuseppe-marinoni/

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Storms, Avalanche Kill 12 in Nepal

Snow storms and an avalanche have killed at least 12 trekkers, many of them in Thorung La, the highest pass in the Himalayas. It is part of the Annapurna Circuit. Story is here: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29625605

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Man Pedals Rickshaw to Himalayas

Rickshaw driver travels 7,000 kilometers to high pass in the Himalayas. I wonder whether he ccan take me with him. http://www.khaleejtimes.com/kt-article-display-1.asp?xfile=data/international/2014/October/international_October164.xml&section=international

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