Money, boarding passes, passport, a copy of Our Canada magazine… Have you packed the essentials for your far-flung destination? These readers sure did!
Photo: Val Mohr
Val Mohr of Fort Saskatchewan, Alta., writes: “In Hiroshima, we saw what was left of some buildings bombed in 1945. I talked to one old gentleman and he said, ‘It was a long time ago; we must forgive and forget.’ Very wise words. The Peace Flame located at the Atomic Bomb Dome will flicker until all nuclear arms are banned or destroyed.”
Photo: Wayne Davis
Cape Horn, Chile
“My wife Paula and I took a copy of Our Canada to the ‘end of the world’ on a cruise around Cape Horn in southern Chile, South America,” shares Wayne Davis of Cambridge, Ontario. “The weather we encountered at Cape Horn was typical of its reputation with rough seas, high winds, rain and sleet, making for a memorable experience. Cape Horn is constantly manned with a lighthouse and research outpost. On this cruise, the majority of the people we met were Canadians. Even the captain of the vessel was a Canadian, originally from Alberta!”
Setting sail yourself? Check out our handy guide to packing for a cruise.
Photo: Geoff Allen
Robben Island, South Africa
Geoff Allen of Calgary sent along this great shot with a copy of Our Canada. He says, “On a recent trip to Cape Town, South Africa, I had this shot of me taken at Robben Island. Cape Town is a beautiful, clean, safe city and one I will visit again!”