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IN THIS ISSUE
#19 / WINTER 2012-13
DESTINATION
Winter in Québec: great adventures only a few hours from home!
BACKPACKER WORLD
Tips, tricks and suggestions that might be useful for your next trip.
THE NETWORK
Stay tuned for what's happening in HI hostels across Canada and elsewhere.

WINTER IN QUÉBEC
Clarion Alley
When November kicks in a lot of us have a panic attack that may even turn into depression. But the bare trees, the shorter days and the lower temperatures are no reasons to immure ourselves until the snow melts! Winter in Québec can be magical, and not only for seasoned skiers.

Winter in Québec

"THIS IS ME HIDING THE PYRAMID, ME HIDING THE WATERFALL, ME HIDING THE CASTLE..."

You want to take unforgettable travel pictures? Here are a few tips to take portraits that tell a story!

I'M A POOR LONESOME COWGIRL...

Jennifer, a seasoned traveller from Moi, mes souliers, gives us a few hints about what to do alone at night when travelling. (FR)

THOSE NEVERENDING TRAVEL LISTS...

"What to pack" must be the most universal topic of travel literature. Because no matter how experienced we are, it’s nearly impossible to pack a perfect bag!

SENDING POSTCARDS

This is a wonderful photo blog from a Winnipeg couple who sold everything to travel the world.

FANCY A DRINK?

The HI-Toronto hostel now has a liquor licence! For the occasion the Cavern Café becomes The Cavern Bar & Bistro. Every week night has a special theme!

RED BULL ON THE ROCKS

On December first the Red Bull Crashed Ice will be in Niagara Falls! Come and check out this epic extreme sports competition with the hostel’s unbeatable offer!

THE SEA SHACK IS SAILING WELL!

The festive team has received 3 prizes among which Year’s Best Enterprise by the Upper-Gaspé Chamber of Commerce. Also, the Sea Shack is getting bigger with a new bar, reception and spa due to open in December! (Article in French)

MORE SEA SHACK

The festive hostel wants to see you this winter and has set up two packages for the cold and magical season.

VEGGIE LOVE

The HI-Montréal hostel now has a new partnership with Équiterre and the Cadet-Roussel Farm which grows organic vegetables. You can collect your organic box at the hostel every fortnight.

WHERE ARE YOU DEAR FRIENDS?

We have realised that a lot of our life members have changed their address. We’ll contact you shortly to update our database.


NOMAD is the Hostelling International newsletter for backpackers of Québec and Ontario (St. Lawrence region.)
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