larkycanuck

Larkycanuck is the pseudonym for the spirited, spontaneous and zestful Canadian. The Blog is focused on showcasing budget adventure travels for working families. Larkycanuck has traveled to over 15 countries, 38 cities in 10 years. He has never quit a job to do this. He travels with his wife and on some trips with the house rabbit (Pepper).

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A Walk on the Amazon River (Day 3 of 5) | Budget Adventure Travel

A Walk on the Amazon River (Day 3 of 5) | Budget Adventure Travel

| June 24, 2019 | 2 Comments

Dec 31, 2011 Our agenda on this day was to visit a local Siona community located 2 hours east of our lodge. It was another long boat ride to get there. The community clan is called Fondadorde Clan. There are several clans that comprise the community. And there are several communities within the rainforest. Their […]

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A Walk on the Amazon River (Day 2 of 5) | Budget Adventure Travel

A Walk on the Amazon River (Day 2 of 5) | Budget Adventure Travel

| June 14, 2019 | 3 Comments

Dec 30, 2011 The first night in the lodge was unique experience. There is no electricity on site. We use flashlights and candles to move about in the dark. Have to be wary of bugs lizards frogs and little tree snakes (mostly non-lethal we were told!!Keyword here is MOSTLY). Slept under treated mosquito nets. The […]

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A walk on the Amazon River (Day 1 of 5) | Budget  Adventure Travel

A walk on the Amazon River (Day 1 of 5) | Budget Adventure Travel

| June 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

I had a dream recently that I was walking on water. And then I woke up. But for one notable historic record this is a feat that has never been accomplished by man (Criss Angel, yours doesn’t count). My dream was a somnambulist journey back to the recent trip I made to the Amazon Jungle […]

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5 ingenious secrets of bidding at silent auctions revealed

5 ingenious secrets of bidding at silent auctions revealed

| May 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Silent auctions are fun and engaging ways to fund-raise at events. They benefit the fundraising organization by offering a relatively low-cost way for fundraising and the bidders by offering interesting auction items that could potentially be obtained at a bargain price. Silent auctions held at museums or not for profit art galleries may offer a […]

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New Orleans : 9 years after Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans : 9 years after Hurricane Katrina

| May 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Start boarding up the doors of this old blue house Get ready for the storm, Get ready for the storm Start cutting up the tape, turn the old rugs out Sweep the dust off the drive, sweep the dust off the drive – from the song THE FLOOD by NOLA Indie Band So Long Storyland […]

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Tale Of A New Orleans Legendary Landmark

Tale Of A New Orleans Legendary Landmark

| May 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Legend has it that when the world’s first travel blogger, aka. Marco Polo, chronicled his travels of the Silk Route to discover the mysteries of the Far East during the early 13th century from his native Venice, it set forth a chain of events that eventually inspired Christopher Columbus in later years to search for […]

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The Louisiana Bayou Experience

The Louisiana Bayou Experience

| April 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you have ever done the Everglades tour in Florida or a jungle tour in the Amazons, and like these kind of adventure experiences, you will definitely enjoy the Bayou experience in Louisiana’s swamps. According to Wikipedia: A bayou is a Franco-English term for a body of water typically found in flat, low-lying area, and […]

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3 Common Myths Canadians Have About Mardi Gras

3 Common Myths Canadians Have About Mardi Gras

| April 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

There are several things that Canadians and Americans share in common given the geographic and cultural dispositions of both nations. However, run a poll across a wide demographic on what these similarities are, and you will get a wide and varying response. But two things over which there will be no dispute over are our […]

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Indie Band ‘So Long Storyland’ on NOLA music, style & Katrina

Indie Band ‘So Long Storyland’ on NOLA music, style & Katrina

| April 5, 2019 | 1 Comment

You got to love social media for its adaptability in making instantaneous connections in foreign locations when traveling. It is especially valuable for travel bloggers like myself to identify unique trends, styles and culture to showcase to readers. Thus I am excited to share with you an emerging talent out of New Orleans, that I […]

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11 Unique Experiences beyond the Las Vegas Strip (from the Huffington Post)

11 Unique Experiences beyond the Las Vegas Strip (from the Huffington Post)

| March 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

  This blog post was originally published on Huffington Post Alberta Blogs by me. Here is a direct link to the post. http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/abi-paul/unique-las-vegas-experiences_b_5966766.html

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