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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Cusco (Cuzco) Peru Adventure Travel | Budget Travel Adventure

| April 30, 2018 | 5 Comments

Cusco (or Cuzco) is one of the largest cities in Peru, and once upon a time, the largest city in South America during the era of the Inca Empire. Cusco was the central capital of the Incas. Most budget adventure travelers spend much time in Cusco (it is after all the base point for all […]

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2014 Ford Focus ST Review | Arts & Designs

| April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

I picked up the 2014 Ford Focus ST Manual Transmission from the Universal Ford dealership in Calgary to test drive it under highway and city driving conditions. And she was a babe! Actually I refer to it now as the BABE. I always imagined the Focus as the small car they gave for Economy size vehicles […]

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3 days in the glorious DPRK

3 days in the glorious DPRK

| April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

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Peru Travels in Sacred Valley & Chincheros | Budget Adventure Travel

| March 31, 2018 | 2 Comments

The Peruvian landscape is so varied. From desert in the Nazcas, lakes in Titicaca, rivers of Amazonia, and mountainous terrain of the Andes, the diversity is startling. On our budget adventure travel 11-day tour with Gate1 Travel in Peru, one of the significant highlights was a lunch stop in Chinchero to experience authentic Peruvian highlands […]

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Tour of Sacred Valley Peru with Gate1 Travel | Budget Adventure Travel

| March 21, 2018 | 3 Comments

Pain. A lot of it. That is what you will feel when you attempt to “discover” Peru on a whirlwind 11-day adventure tour, if you have not moved your butt around outside of your cubicle for an extended period. Office ping-pong does not count. Tip: Hit the squat machine at your local gym 3-weeks before […]

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Peru Hiking Cusco Pisac Intihuatana | Budget Adventure Travel

Peru Hiking Cusco Pisac Intihuatana | Budget Adventure Travel

| March 11, 2018 | 11 Comments

There is hiking. And then, there is Hiking through the 500-year-old Inca trail of the Intihuatana (Intiwatana) ruins in Pisac, Cusco when you are on vacation to Machu Picchu Peru. The journey begins in the small town of Pisac, Cusco, which is also famous for one of the largest Andean artisanal markets in Peru. Tip: I […]

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Hiking Vacation to Machu Picchu | Budget Adventure Travel

| March 1, 2018 | 11 Comments

Much has been written about one of the New 7 Wonders of the World – The Inca ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru. When I saw this fascinating place through my own eyes, after having viewed it several times through the lenses of other people’s camera, the experience was a surreal one. Yes, it is just […]

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Acquiring a First Time Home Loan | Money Savings

Acquiring a First Time Home Loan | Money Savings

| February 19, 2018 | 2 Comments

Obtaining your first home loan can be very exciting, as it means you finally get a house to call your own and don’t have to worry about paying rent any longer. However, the process of getting your first home loan may seem a bit daunting at first, since a lot of calculations to do to […]

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2017 Lincoln MKC ideal crossover for extended family adventure

2017 Lincoln MKC ideal crossover for extended family adventure

| February 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Prologue It has been well over a year since I took a sabbatical from blogging due to personal reasons. I appreciate the continued support of my readers and fans who kept checking in every so often and reminding me to get back in to my writing. I wanted to but was waiting for that impetus […]

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Teaching Naked, Part 1

Teaching Naked, Part 1

| January 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

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