by findingDulcinea Staff
This untouched, underrated sanctuary of nature includes the Maritimes, an "ocean playground" that is just as unique (and more affordable) than some seaside havens farther south.
You may be one of those who think of Canada as just like the United States, but with colder weather. In fact, Canada encompasses the varied landscapes of the United States, a unique blend of aboriginal and immigrant cultures, and a civilization with a famously respectful relationship with its natural surroundings. One of the most environmentally conscious countries in the world, Canada is made up of 13 provinces, some of which we Statesiders might find hard to name. Even a border can make Canada feel a long distance away, but the Internet brings us closer, with online exhibits and features showcasing some of Canada's quintessential characteristics.