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Interview with Deepak Chopra

I had the honor of interviewing Dr. Deepak Chopra as he opened his meditation and yoga center on Queen’s Quay West in Toronto, Ontario.  Speaking about his new book “Super Brain”, the charming, enigmatic Chopra left me with  a number of takeaway quotes.

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Lost World: Galapagos Islands

I didn’t realize how many preconceived notions I had about the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador. When I booked my trip, I was looking forward to seeing animals, sea life and a few birds in their natural habitat but I wasn’t prepared for the vast numbers of sea lions, marine iguanas as well as the great variety of spectacular birds.

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You know it’s Spring in Ontario Parks when…

… you see moose.


Moose are salt-depleted by the end of winter. Early spring runoff and salt from winter highway maintenance form mineral pools in roadside ditches which moose love to feed in. One of the best parks to spy moose in early spring is Algonquin Provincial Park along Highway 60.

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Cruising Cuba

After a 2-hour drive through rural mountain villages in a decommissioned Russian army truck, we arrived at El Nicho conservation area, deep rural Cuba, a nature lover’s dream with hiking trails and a panoramic backdrop of the Escambray mountains. We hiked a steep rugged trail passing dozens of waterfalls.

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