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!



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



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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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Last Updated on July 31, 2015 by  M. Maxine George editor. 

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