San Francisco: The city of pioneers

For all its shiny Silicon Valley gloss, the Californian powerhouse of San Francisco is still pioneer country — an undulating urban frontier ruled by extremes

National Geographic Traveller (UK)

San Francisco stairway

Stay The Night: Trout Point Lodge

Independent on Sunday 30 October 2011

With its Acadian history and rather Scottish setting, this luxury lodge could only be found in Nova Scotia, says Sarah Barrell

Trout Point Lodge sits pretty on the edge of a wilderness preserve that goes by a characteristically unpronounceable First Nations name: “Kejimkujik” – or “keji” as it’s locally known.

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