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Travellers Newsletter Submissions – February Theme

By |2021-01-08T09:28:13-08:00January 8th, 2021|Newsletter, Travellers Newsletter|

JUST A REMINDER … The February issue of Craig Bay Travellers will feature sacred places around the world. Whatever your faith, some form of holy landmark may have been a part of your vacation: Mount Fuji or Uluru (Ayers Rock); Jerusalem or the Pyramids of Giza. Some sites remain shrouded in mystery. Some lie in ruins. Some are colourful and ornate. But just as these hallowed places vary tremendously, so our reasons for [...]

Travellers Newsletter – November Edition

By |2020-10-16T09:37:34-07:00October 16th, 2020|Newsletter, Travellers Newsletter|

JUST A GENTLE REMINDER … The November issue of the Craig Bay Travellers newsletter will feature drinking your way around the world. As Christmas approaches, and we probably won’t be able to down a pint or two at the local pub, the best we can do is have a virtual tipple. From beers to cocktails; coca tea to lassi yoghurt, please share your stories of memorable drinks with us by Friday, October 23rd. [...]

Train Travellers – Share Your Journey

By |2020-09-10T08:39:41-07:00September 10th, 2020|Newsletter, Travellers Newsletter|

The October issue of the Craig Bay Travellers newsletter will feature train journeys around the world. Whether it’s the opulence of the Venice Simplon Orient Express, the speed of Japan’s bullet trains, Moscow’s art-filled subway system, the Hogwarts Express or anything in between … if you have enjoyed a special train journey, please share the experience with your Craig Bay community.  Simply send your notes to before Wed., September 23rd. And remember, [...]

Craig Bay Travellers Newsletter Update

By |2020-04-02T09:52:58-07:00April 2nd, 2020|Newsletter, Travellers Newsletter|

The Craig Bay Travellers newsletter needs your articles! Please consider putting fingers to keyboard to share your travel experiences with your Craig Bay community. Simply send articles to Here are the deadlines for the next few issues: MAY 2020 …  deadline  APRIL 22nd … The theme is “JUST ADD WATER”, all about holidays on the water. JUNE 2020 … deadline MAY 25th … The theme is “ONE OF A KIND”, unique places [...]

Travellers Newsletter – Life’s a Beach

By |2019-11-19T10:21:41-08:00November 19th, 2019|Newsletter, Travellers Newsletter|

JUST A REMINDER... There is no December issue of the Craig Bay Travellers newsletter. However, there’s no time like the present to start composing a few lines for the January 2020 issue … Life’s a Beach. Do you love beach vacations? Have you found some superb locations that you could share with your Craig Bay community? Perhaps you are already receiving this e-mail from your warmer, more southerly homes, such as Mexico or [...]

Antarctica Travel Presentation

By |2019-10-29T09:17:22-07:00October 29th, 2019|Newsletter, Travel Presentation, Travellers Newsletter|

A WILDLIFE EXTRAVAGANZA ON SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND Once again, Wally and Alison Chinn will be offering one of their travelogue photo presentations to Craig Bay residents, this time featuring a tiny island in the southern ocean, South Georgia Island.  Here, the Antarctic spring is the setting for an intensive wildlife extravaganza.  King penguins, fur seals and southern elephant seals gather in the hundreds of thousands for their annual birthing and mating assemblies. [...]

Travellers Newsletter Reminder for September Issue

By |2019-08-14T10:03:25-07:00August 14th, 2019|Newsletter, Travellers Newsletter|

The September issue of the Craig Bay Travellers newsletter will feature canyons around the world. If you have fond memories of a canyon trip ... Agawa, Antelope, Maligne or Grand, for example ... please share them with your Craig Bay community. Simply send your notes and a photograph or two to by Friday, August 23rd. For recent newcomers to Craig Bay, please use the same e-mail address if you want to sign up [...]

Craig Bay Travellers Newsletter

By |2019-06-05T10:43:03-07:00June 5th, 2019|Newsletter, Travellers Newsletter|

The July issue of the travel newsletter will feature festivals around the world. Have you been to Ottawa’s Winterlude, Munich’s Oktoberfest or Mardi Gras in New Orleans? How about the BC Seafood Festival in Courtenay? So many festivals; so little time! If you have painted the town red, whooped it up, let your hair down or generally celebrated somewhere around the world, please bring back that party feeling and send your reminiscences to [...]