KOZAK DREAM: battles, bloodshed and Europe

KOZAK DREAM: battles, bloodshed and Europe

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjcWBIL2RJI[/embed] Battle of Poltava – Changing European History Forever The landscape of power in Europe was defined on Ukrainian territory in the early 1700s and it was a ...

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TOUR REVIEW: Christmas in the Carpathians 2016-17

Three-time Cobblestone Freeway Tours traveler Sally Dawson chats with us in Lviv the day after our Christmas in the Carpathians tour wrapped up. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HHG4d0MhB2U[/embed] Click here...

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There is something about Ukrainian folk music that stirs my soul…

There is something about Ukrainian folk music that stirs my soul…

There is something about Ukrainian folk music that stirs my soul. I love singing it, listening to it and teaching it. Whether it's introducing a new song to an adult choir or a middle school classroom, I am energized ...

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My Crazy Cobblestone Summer–Part II

My Crazy Cobblestone Summer–Part II

What next?  Off to Dauphin, MB of course! Cobblestone had a booth, which I presented and my wife Myroslava was with the group Rozhanytsia, who performed at Canada’s National Ukrainian Festival for the 2nd year in a ro...

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Canada vs. Brazil

Canada vs. Brazil

My ancestors could have chosen Brazil over Canada.  Did they make the right choice? A few years ago while visiting the Ukrainian communities in Brazil, I often heard the phrase, “I didn’t know there were Ukrainia...

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My Crazy Cobblestone Summer – Part I

My Crazy Cobblestone Summer – Part I

I’m quite used to travelling and being on the road, but the summer of 2016 will be one to remember.  I left Edmonton Headquarters in late May and headed for our prime destination of Ukraine, where we have our other of...

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Eco Ethno Tourism

Eco Ethno Tourism

Cobblestone Freeway delivers far more than just standard, run-of-the-mill travel tours. To innovate cultural tourism, & travel Vince Rees, Cultural Specialist & Travel Enthusiast, developed Eco-Ethno Tourism: a u...

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Sláinte, Guinness & Leprechauns? There’s so much more to Ireland!

Sláinte, Guinness & Leprechauns? There’s so much more to Ireland!

Every March 17th, thousands of people put on their greenest garb, march in Irish pride parades, eat green clover-shaped cookies, and quaff frosty mugs of green beer in celebration of St. Patrick's Day. But do you really ...

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