The august and sage members of the Academy of Insanely Devoted Moviegoers (that would be you) are invited to participate in nominations for the First Annual Life as a Human Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film.
This is hardly an exhaustive list but here are a few things you might want to try (or give a miss) during a stay in Peru.
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On Canada Day Weekend – June 29th to July 1st, Granville Street will be taken over by some of the world’s finest street entertainers. Comedians, acrobats, musicians and daredevils from all over the world will be flown in to entertain massive crowds on the hugely popular Canada Day weekend.
European monasteries have provided lodgings to travellers and pilgrims for more than 1500 years and many of today’s institutions open to tourists – from France and Italy to Spain and Portugal – are often more like bed and breakfast accommodation than a place of religious reflection and prayer.
The island is also committed to nature with its Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW). With a full-time vet, many students and a corps of volunteers, it’s dedicated to finding and healing injured birds and animals from the local counties. The clinic has an owl rehab centre and three fully equipped, modern operating rooms. More than 4,000 ‘patients’ are treated each year before being returned to the wild.
Our brain may be the most complex object in the cosmos, but our body is no less intricate. Author and physician, Rajgopal Nidamboor explains how our intelligence is not confined to the brain alone, but fairly disseminated throughout the body.
Water travel can be soothing at the best of times, but cruising at sunset on a calm tropical estuary is magic, particularly when you have the benefit of a seasoned guide. Pat Toomey knows the waters of Trinity Inlet well. He has been sailing them off and on for most of his life and most recently, almost every day for the past six years as skipper of the 69-passenger Crocodile Explorer.
The Salish Sea is the waters, islands and surrounding ecosystems of south-western British Columbia and north-western Washington. This includes Seattle, Vancouver, Victoria, the Southern Gulf Islands, San Juan Islands, Puget Sound, Strait of Juan de Fuca and Georgia Strait.
This year, Ireland has opened its doors to a Gathering like no other, offering a chance for immigrants and ancestors to go back to the land of their forefathers and foremothers to rediscover what makes one Irish