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    Visiting Alaska's Icy Strait Point

    As VP of operations, Tyler Hickman is in charge of day-to-day management at Icy Strait Point. Last year, the port had 73 ship calls. Hickman, who lives in a cottage at the now-closed salmon cannery, explains what makes it stand out from the rest.
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      Montreal c'est magnifique

      Montreal is Canada's second largest city, known for its 40 museums, 400 parks, 5,000 restaurants, cafes on every corner, 80 nationalities, 100 yearly festivals, hundreds of bike rental stations and 19 miles of underground shops. It is named after Mount Royal, the triple-peaked hill in the heart of the city. French is the city's national language, and U.S. visitors make up Montreal's largest market, drawing 1.1 million visitors in 2012 out of a total of 8.3 million.

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      Montreal c'est magnifique

      Barista Jay Lucifer is one of six Italian brothers who own the Social Club on St. Viateur Avenue in the Mile End neighborhood of Montreal. Photo by Melanie Reffes

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      Montreal c'est magnifique

      The Jean-Talon Market is one of the oldest public markets in Montreal and is open daily.

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      Montreal c'est magnifique

      Homes in the Mile End neighborhood have tiny yards and well-kept gardens. TW photo by Gay Nagle Myers

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      Montreal c'est magnifique

      "The Sun" by American artist Dale Chihuly is a blown glass sculpture outside Montreal's Museum of Fine Arts. TW photo by Gay Nagle Myers

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      Montreal c'est magnifique

      The "Illuminated Crowd" sculpture outside McGill University is also called "Buttercream" by Montrealers. TW photo by Gay Nagle Myers

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      Montreal c'est magnifique

      The Faberge Easter eggs are on display, along with numerous other works of porcelain art by the artist, at the Museum of Fine Arts in Montreal.

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      Montreal c'est magnifique

      Montreal's restaurants offer diverse cuisine, representing the foods and fare of many nationalities. TW photo by Gay Nagle Myers

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      Montreal c'est magnifique

      The St-Viateur Bagel shop turns out thousands of bagels daily and is open 24 hours a day. TW photo by Gay Nagle Myers

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      Montreal c'est magnifique

      The entrance to Bouillon Bilk restaurant on St. Laurent Blvd. is unassuming and barely noticeable. The menu items inside, however, are first rate. TW photo by Gay Nagle Myers

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      Montreal c'est magnifique

      During the warm weather, kids splashed in street fountains that spouted geysers of water. TW photo by Gay Nagle Myers

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      Montreal c'est magnifique

      Several of the headline performances at the 35th Montreal Jazz Festival, which took place this year June 26 to July 6, were staged at the outdoor Place des Festivals. The 36th edition will be held June 26 to July 5.

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      Montreal c'est magnifique

      Kiosks were plastered with Jazz Festival programs and promotions. TW photo by Gay Nagle Myers

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      Montreal c'est magnifique

      TW reporter Gay Nagle Myers hung out with le chat (the cat), the mascot of Montreal's 35th Jazz Festival.

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