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Remarkable Places

Remarkable Places

By Dee Baptiste
Join us for conversations with travellers from around the world. Regular people who just happen to visit remarkable places.

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Grand Canyon with Dee Baptiste
No guest this week, as I relate the story of my first trip to the Grand Canyon in Arizona. This is the final episode for Season 1.  Thank you all for listening!
07:56
May 24, 2020
Meeting the people of Kenya with JR Richards
JR and his pal Bernie make their first trip to the Motherland. Two weeks in Nairobi, Mombassa and the Masai Mara National Park. See his photos here
36:30
April 26, 2020
Beaches and foodie heaven in Aruba with Natasha Gibson
Restaurants, liming on the beach, avoiding the noon day sun, island tours, festivals galore Zee Rover local seafood restaurant in Savaneta, Aruba https://www.tripadvisor.ca/ShowUserReviews-g1158886-d2170599-r136080876-Zeerovers-Savaneta_Aruba.html Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival 2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9RSoLUBXCU Natasha Gibson on Instagram @epictravellerz See photos and show notes
15:19
April 11, 2020
Village life and school building in Ghana with Wayne James
In the Twi language, "welcome' is "Akwaaba" We stay in a little village called Odumase in Konongo, Ashanti Akim Region. It's about an hour south of Kumasi, the 2nd largest city outside of Accra. The school is called Jubilee Secondary School in the village of Dampong. School web site https://aaco.org.uk Donations accepted at https://www.justgiving.com/ashantiakim/donate
12:16
April 4, 2020
Pilgrimage across Spain and Portugal with Iza Navas
Where Iza meets German Jesus and arrives at the End of the World, Cape Finisterre
11:33
March 28, 2020
New Orleans with Neave Narain
A work trip to Louisiana turned out to have the added bonus of a magical stay New Orleans.
10:10
March 22, 2020
Breathtaking Toronto homes and scenic Italian roads with Joanne Brathwaite
Mentioned in this episode: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barcelona_chair https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_moss_(drink) You can contact Joanne on the web at www.bangresumeworks.ca, or via Instagram
14:22
March 14, 2020
Caribbean coast of Costa Rica with Sarah-lyn Harding
Surfing on the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica. Oooh, and the sipping chocolate! Caribean's Coffee and Chocolate Tours Directions to my house
18:17
February 29, 2020
Zanzibar and Cape Town with Sandra Brewster
Sandra tells us about island life on Zanzibar Island, Tanzania, Mozambique Island, Mozambique, and the arts scene in Cape Town, South Africa.
12:56
February 22, 2020
Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada USA with Roxanne Brathwaite
Roxanne talks about her visit to the Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada, USA.  Web: http://parks.nv.gov/parks/valley-of-fire Location: One hour drive north east of Las Vegas Images: https://remarkableplacespodcast.com/2020/02/15/valley-of-fire-state-park-nevada-usa-with-roxanne-brathwaite/
11:32
February 15, 2020
Riding "The Canadian" through the Rocky Mountains with Bev Dottin
Bev recounts a mid-summer trip from Toronto to Vancouver on the iconic Canadian passenger train.
18:55
February 9, 2020
Beaches of PEI with Shawne Gray
Shawne recalls the beauty and charm of the brown sand beaches of Canada's smallest province, Prince Edward Island.
04:11
February 3, 2020
Riding through Maine, USA with Daunette Bailey
Highlights of a 2-week motorcycle trip through the Canadian Maritmes and the US New England states. Review of the Airhawk Motorcycle Seat Cushion.
11:49
January 25, 2020
Vietnam and New Zealand with Robin Senior
Clothes in Hoi An, trekking on the South Island, learning in hostels
16:25
January 18, 2020
Elisabeth Nyang - The fjords of Norway, and the Great Wall of China
We also chat about CouchSurfing and using travellers cheques.
18:08
January 11, 2020
Studying art history in Italy with Lisa Rajkumar-Maharaj
Quote taken from Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities (link to Amazon) Basilica San Clemente http://www.basilicasanclemente.com Travel Music Voodoo Love by Buraka Som Sistema, album Komba https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/voodoo-love-feat.-sara-tavares/id470858173?i=470858182
12:54
January 4, 2020
Visit the Louvre and a Carnival fete with Ricardo Mcrae
Ricardo Mcrae tells us about the Louvre in Paris, and a Carnival fete in Trinidad.
11:42
December 29, 2019
Hello, and welcome to our show!
A quick introduction to our Remarkable Places podcast.
01:00
December 24, 2019