Zoe D'Amato at Fêtes de la Nouvelle France, Quebec
Fêtes de la Nouvelle France / New France Festival (August 4th – 8th, 2011)
One thing has remained constant in the heritage of Quebec City: It has always been the heart and soul of French North America.
Globe Trekker Zoe D’Amato visits Old Quebec and travels back . . . → Read More: Celebrating the soul of French America
Zoe gets "“screeched in"
Yay! Lucky Globe Trekker Zoe D’Amato gets to kiss a cod (dead one) and swig the local rum…
Cod kissing “Screech In” Ceremony is a traditional seafaring way of welcoming outsiders to Newfoundland Island. It’s also the best possible way of going native, that is if you weren’t born there. If you survive . . . → Read More: Cod kissing and rum swigging
Grand Staircase, Ryan Mansion
Yesterday our Eastern Canada crew visited Ryan Mansion in St. John’s, Newfoundland Island. This historic home was built by James Ryan during the period between 1909 and 1911 – which is around the same time as the Titanic. Ryan was probably the wealthiest man in Newfoundland and no expense was spared during . . . → Read More: The Titanic Staircase
Woo, hoo…! And they’re off!
Follow the Globe Trekker film crew and host – Zoe D’Amato – on our Eastern Canada TV shoot. Their 3,000km journey starts on the Avalon Peninsula, in Newfoundland & Labrador, the oldest and most easterly part of North America.
Next, we travel south west to the maritime provinces . . . → Read More: Globe Trekker Eastern Canada