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Travel before and after the internet.

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More than 40 years have passed since I traveled: at the beginning with my thumb, with explorer boots, then with the Lambretta, then with my first old banger followed by new antique bracelets on the beaches of the Costa Brava.

My thumb, my boots, my bicycles and my bracelets took me all over Europe and the United Kingdom before discovering that a charter flight in Spain aboard an old "Connie" could take me much faster to the beaches. And to the bars and take more time to enjoy the local trip. Opportunities in horse and cart and occasionally in bus and train.

Travel before and after internet

'Go West and Prosper' seemed like a good idea. Instead of taking an 8-hour flight, I took an 8-day transatlantic trip from Tilbury to Montreal at the Stephan Batory of Polish Ocean Lines, which allowed me to avoid jet lag with my jet lag. . A few years later, I crossed the pond again on board a ship, but this time it was five times bigger. I traveled in style at QE2 and dined at Queen's Grill, somewhat removed from my previous experience.

I recommend traveling in the sea, but I do not see myself in any of the modern cruises that go from one port to another with constant queues to buy T-shirts. However, I did 10 Windjammers and a Star Cruise in the Caribbean that were memorable (hopefully, Windjammer Barefoot Cruises will recover from their problems). But I'm going astray.

 I had read that Canada was a spectacular country, from one sea to another, and my entry into the St. Lawrence River in Montreal, then west in an old Econoline truck from Great Lakes, The Prairies to the Rockies before I finished sighting Whales on the Pacific coast of Vancouver Island was a wonderful trip for a guy from London.

Nowadays, the landscape is always spectacular and the best way to do it is always the way. Rent or buy a car, a motorhome or a motorcycle, take the train or the bus, but remember the cards, a rod, good boots and take your time.

My favorite area in Canada and the United States for adventure travel should be the north of BC / Alaska, to tour Chilkoot Trail following in the footsteps of the gold prospectors of 1898. Northern Territories -West for canoeing on the Nahannie River and the Yukon to travel from Dawson City to Chicken, Alaska.

If you love the outdoors and can handle some insects, fly and climb some hills, or drive on endless dirt roads sharing space with elk, caribou, moose, bears and sea. Eagle, these places are perfect for your list.

The pleasures and experiences of driving to Inuvik on the Dempster Highway or to Prudhoe Bay on Dalton Road or even to Canol Road can only be felt by doing so. I would have mentioned the Alaska Highway, but now the trip is easy, contrary to what was mentioned above.