The bodies of 1,100 victims of the Titanic were never recovered. But for those that were, Halifax, Nova Scotia, this friendly Canadian port 700 miles west of the point where the "unsinkable" White Star liner sank, is their resting place.
Inland city with endless cosy underground shopping, a hotel fit for our queen, and an Olympic-sized view into the far beyond.
Vancouver, recently voted best city destination in The Americas, hosts the Winter Olympics in February, 2010. The writer visited Canada’s fair Pacific-coast city under the mountains.
The list of things not to miss on this island roughly the size of England includes wilderness and whales, icebergs and Viking remains.
The Dempster Highway, crossing the Arctic Circle, is the only public road on the N.American continent into the land of the Midnight Sun.