Magic Carpet Journals


A Magazine for Those Interested in Global Travel


Many of us fantasize about travel. Some are fortunate enough to see a few of this world's fascinating places and would like to share the experiences with you. We invite you to join us here at Magic Carpet Journals, where we will help you captivate the essence of those interesting places. If you enjoy the journey, come back often, we will have new experiences to share with you.

Be our guest on this Magic Carpet while it wafts you away with us...... Enjoy!


 

 
 

 Welcome  aboard!

You will find more stories below.  Please join us on journeys to these places.

 

 

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Canada

 

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United States

 

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Mexico

 

 

Malaysia

 

India

 

Israel

 

UK

 

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England

 

Scotland

 

Wales

 

Switzerland

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Norway

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Netherlands

 

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Ukraine

 

Pacific Rim Countries

Taiwan

 

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Australia

 

Hawaii

 

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Thailand

 

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Japan

 

Africa

 

Egypt

 

Kenya

 

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South Africa

Jordan

 

South America

 

Brazil

 

Peru

 

Cruising

 

Mediterranean

 

Caribbean

 

South Pacific

 

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Fiji

 

Castles

 

Miscellaneous

 

TMAC 

 

CHS 60

 

 
 

 

Following the Trails of 1885  

 

 

Maxine George takes you to Saskatchewan, Canada  on a quest to discover

Canadian History with the epic story centering around Louis RÓel in 1885.

 

Following the Trails of 1885 - Wanuskewin Heritage Park

 

The Northwest Resistance: The Opening Salvo at Duck Lake

 

Fort Carlton: the Hudson Bay Trading Post and the Northwest Mounted Police

 

Searching for understanding we visit the Poundmaker Cree Nation

 

We visit Fort Battleford, the North West Mounted Police Post

 

Our trail ends with Canoeing on the South Saskatchewan River and a visit to Batoche, scene of the last battle of the Resistance of 1885

 

Adventures in Belize

 

A Surprise Attraction - Art Deco in New Zealand

 with Bonus Wine and Food Tour in Napier

 

 

 

  Canada's Capital, Ottawa hosts the world in style

A Traditional Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier in Ottawa

Time for Ottawa's Tulip Festival

 

King's Landing, New Brunswick

Our Three Day Immersion into Life in the Nineteenth Century

 

  Australia's Infamous Outlaw, Ned Kelly

A bushranger, horse thief, bank robber,  accused murderer, and folk hero

 still remembered in Victoria, the area known as "Ned Kelly Country."

 

  Two Interesting Days Exploring Bothell, Washington

 

  French Polynesia - Tahiti and Moorea in more depth

 

    A Visit to the William Ricketts Sanctuary on Australia's Mt. Dandenong

 

   Explore Australia's Murray River

 

The Welsh "Giants of the North"

  Conwy Castle, One of King Edward I's Iron Ring of Castles

 

   The Historic Welsh Caernarfon Castle is Truly Majestic

 

 A Feature length story -  Owain Glyndwr and Harlech Castle

 

 

Display at The Museum of Pinglin Tea Country.  Photo by M. Maxine George

Taiwan Offers a Taste of the Orient

 

  The  3rd Annual Osoyoos Celebrity Wine Festival - 2011

 

 

 Plas Newydd and the Legacy of the Ladies of Llangollen

Caerleon, a Roman Amphitheatre in Wales

 

††Cruising Through Paradise on the 'Dawn Princess'

 Join Heather and Barryas they sail to:

Tonga††† Tahiti††† Morea††† Bora Bora†† Hawaii - Big IslandMauiOahu†† Samoa&Fiji

 

Fun Activities on and off the Las Vegas Nevada Strip

 

  Hunting for Ghosts and Legends in Wales

 

We will visit  Tintern Abbey,   Queen's Head Hotel,  Skirrid InnRaglan CastleNanteos MansionDolserau Hall

Brynafon Rhydder or The Old WorkhouseGwydir CastleBodysgallen Hall   and  Portmeirion

 

 

Gwydir Castle: One Couple's Dream Come True

 

  Ghosts and Legends:  An Unexpected Turn of Events at Bodysgallen Hall

 

The Commissioner's Tea and The Commissioner's Klondike Ball in Dawson City, Yukon

 

  Tropical North Queensland Australia Beckons to the Minton Family

 

Diversity Adds Allure to Tamil Nadu India - Visiting Channai, Mamallapuram, Kanchipuram, and onto Puducherry

 

 A Norwegian Coastal Voyage, a Photographers Dream Vacation


 

Magic Carpet Journals introduces Heather and Barry Minton, 

whose exclusive story of their adventure to

the Wilderness of Northern Australia is told in this feature length article.

Kimberley Wilderness Adventure in Australia

 

  Heather and Barry Minton have another adventure to share with you

Norfolk Island, a gem in the South Pacific with a connection to the Mutiny on the Bounty

 

Cathy's Bucket List  -  Our Visit to the Hawaiian  Islands of  Maui and Lana'i

 

 

Malaysia's Rainforest  World Music Festival Thrives in the Heart of Borneo  

 

 

In Search of  Hawaiian Culture on Maui  

  

Malaysia as a Destination for Medical Tourism 

 


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