Category Archives: Travel Blog

A collection of travel blogs from various trips

Travel Related Movie #8 – Marie Antoinette

  I came across Marie Antoinette which was made in 2006.  it is based on the story of Marie Antoinette. I was curious why I had never heard of this movie before. The cover of the DVD looked like crap, … Continue reading

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espanol? que pasa?

After a string of succesive trips to Spanish-speaking countries, it looks like I will not be visiting anytime before the end of the year.  My motivation to learn Spanish has waned, and now I am more interested in the latest, … Continue reading

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Travel Related Movie #7 – Girl with a Pearl Earring

I picked up this movie, not really knowing what its about except that it takes place during medieval times.  The movie is based on a book, that gives a probable theory about the picture ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’.  The … Continue reading

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Travel Related Movie #6 – The Other Boleyn Girl

With no ‘Elizabeth’ or ‘Braveheart’ available, I picked up this movie instead.  This movie is based on the book ‘The Other Boleyn Girl’ which is loosely based on the actual Boleyn sisters.  The follows Anne Boleyn calculated steps to becoming … Continue reading

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Travel Related Movie #5 – Frida

I had heard of the movie Frida before, but never bothered watching it because it didn’t appeal to me.  While in Mexico, I noticed there were a lot of photos of Frida as well as copies of Frida’s paintings. Intrigued, … Continue reading

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Travel Related Movie #4 – The Cove

 During my trip to Belize, some of my tour mates recommended I watch a documentary called ‘The Cove’.  Actually it was more like “Jenny, you HAVE to watch a movie called ‘The Cove’”. Like most people, I said I would … Continue reading

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Travel Related Movie #3- Elizabeth: The Golden Age

  While searching through the library databases, I noticed the ‘Elizabeth’ Dvd. After watching the movie, and comparing its accuracy to the IMDB website, I realized I had picked up the wrong version, and instead picked up the sequel.  Compared … Continue reading

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Travel Related Movie #2 – Hunger

When I was in Belfast, Northern Ireland, I took the opportunity to do the highly recommended black cab tour. The men that drive the black cabs are residents who grew up in Belfast and grew up during the Troubles, some … Continue reading

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Travel Related Movie #1 – Apocalypto

While visiting the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico, many of the tour guides mentioned a movie called Apocalypto which is directed by Mel Gibson.  The movie plotline centers around Mayan culture just prior to the arrival of the Spanish.  The movie … Continue reading

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Tucan Travel Mayan Circle Tour Review YYC

Trip Summary The reason I chose this tour was because I liked the itinerary and the dates worked with my schedule. I knew that the itinerary would be intense, but I expected that. 21 days of travel covering Mexico, Guatemala … Continue reading

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