Guide to backpacking in Canada, with travellers information on, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Hudson Bay Eskimos, Rockies, Banf
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     A concise guide to the history, culture and traditions including other relevant
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For a breakdown of information on this country select:
Country Guide

Get a feel for City life in:
City Guide

Contact information with no frills at:

Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory

The place for maps online:
Maps.com

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Guide to backpacking in Canada, with travellers information on, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Hudson Bay Eskimos, Rockies, Banf
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A comprehensive Embassy register including border-crossing requirements.

Where are they, how can they help and when can you contact them ?

U.S. Embassies and Consulates Worldwide
U.K. Overseas Missions
U.K. Consular Services Abroad
Foreign Consular Offices in U.S
London Diplomatic List (U.K)

Take the official line with:

U.S. Visa Services
U.K. Visa Information

Visit the Passport and Visa Professionals at:

U.S. Travel Documents
U.K. Visaservice


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    City: OTTAWA
    Mission: British High Commission
    Address: 80 Elgin Street
    Ottawa K1P 5K7
    Tel: (1) (613) 237 1530
    Fax: (1) (613) 237 7980
    (1) (613) 232 0738 (Management)
    (1) (613) 232 2533 (Visa)
    (1) (613) 237 5211 (Economic)
    (1) (613) 237 6537 (Passport)
    Hours: 13:00-21:00

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    City: OTTAWA
    Mission: US Embassy
    Address: 490 Sussex DriveOttawa,
    Ontario K1N 1G8 Canada
    Tel: 613 238 5335
    1-800-283-4356 (Toll free)

Guide to backpacking in Canada, with travellers information on, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Hudson Bay Eskimos, Rockies, Banf
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Ambulance, Fire and Police numbers are listed. Marine, Mountain and Consulate (24Hr) Emergency numbers to follow, where applicable.
        Police:
        Ambulance:
        Fire:
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Guide to backpacking in Canada, with travellers information on, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Hudson Bay Eskimos, Rockies, Banf
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This section will help you assess the potential risks and plan the precautions you need to take both before you go and once you are away.

Worldwide protection for backpackers of all nationalities:
World Travel Center!

Travel health issues tackled from every angle at:
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Fit for Travel
Travel Health Online

Up-to-date country advice for all travellers:
U.S. Safetynet
U.K. Safetynet

Guide to backpacking in Canada, with travellers information on, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Hudson Bay Eskimos, Rockies, Banf
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bakpaka is in the process of researching accessibility for ALL travellers worldwide.

The information being collated reflects the standards and facilities available concerning transport, accommodation, places of interest, leisure pursuits and communication.

Airport facilities and much more at:
World Airport Guide

Students!!! Save now with the ISIC or ISE Card. Discounts on hotels, transportation, museums and more all over the world:
ISE Cards
and
ISIC Cards

It's good to talk, with over 2,500 languages worldwide:
Just say hello

Guide to backpacking in Canada, with travellers information on, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Hudson Bay Eskimos, Rockies, Banf
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General and country specific tips for backpackers, including things to do and see. We are looking for your input, so email tips & anecdotes letting your fellow backpackers and us know what's happening out there!!!

If you would like to become an author, please email us:
info [AT] bakpaka dot- com

Well-versed in the pursuit of travel:
Lonely Planet online

ECOTOURISM
Responsible travel to natural areas, which conserves the enviroment and sustains the livelihood of local people.

Visit the CI Ecotourism Section of The Ecotravel Centre at:
Ecotourism

Small scale, locally produced, low-impact ecotours:
EarthFoot

For tailor-made experiences take the Travel Link to:
Wildland Adventures
Dragoman

What to see and where to find it:
Tourist Attractions

Select the Country, Resort and Skill Level amongst other preferences at:
Ski Guide

News and comment from around the world:
World News Polar Regions

Guide to backpacking in Canada, with travellers information on, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Hudson Bay Eskimos, Rockies, Banf
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This section will develop into a comprehensive guide to current weather and seasonal trends experienced in this country, and advise on weather related issues affecting places of interest.

Current regional conditions and forecasts:
Weather North America

Guide to backpacking in Canada, with travellers information on, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Hudson Bay Eskimos, Rockies, Banf
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Guide to backpacking in Canada, with travellers information on, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Hudson Bay Eskimos, Rockies, Banf

bakpaka is compiling a hostel and budget accommodation guide to suit your needs. In the meantime why not check out the worldwide accommodation options below and through our travel link

The booking system operated by The International Youth Hostel Federation:
IBN

The 4anything guide to hostels:
Worldwide Accommodations

The world's leading independent backpacker accommodation network at: Backpackers Resorts

A comprehensive Cyber Café register is currently under construction.

The most comprehensive guide on the net:
Cyber Cafes

Here's a selection operating in this country:

    Kinko's, Inc.
    Spring Garden Place,
    1469 Brenton Street,
    Halifax,
    Nova Scotia B3J 3W7, Canada.
    Tel: (1) (902) 423 5500
    Fax: (1) (902) 423 6556
    Email: ceilidh@mail.ceilidhconnect.ns.ca

    CyberGround® NetCafé
    3672 Boul. St-Laurent
    Montréal, Québec H2X 2V4, Canada.
    Tel: (1) (514) 842 1726
    E-mail: info@cyberground.com

    Insomnia Internet Bar/Cafe
    563 Bloor Street West,
    M5S 1Y6 Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
    Tel: (1) (416) 588 3907
    Fax: (1) (416) 5880 220
    E-mail: insomnia@insomniacafe.com

    Lingo Cyberbistro
    547 Seymour Street,
    Vancouver, V6B 3H6, Canada.
    Tel: (1) (604) 331 9345
    Fax: (1) (604) 683 0771
    Email: rosebirst@mortimer.com
    Cost/Hour: $8
    Hours: 08:00-21:00 (Mon-Fri), 08:00-17:00 (Sat)
Guide to backpacking in Canada, with travellers information on, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Hudson Bay Eskimos, Rockies, Banf
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bakpaka is in the process of building a Travel Information Centre. In the meantime updated travel advice can be found at the following addresses:

Although this information can sometimes be specific, the majority will be of use to all nationalities travelling abroad.

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U.K. Citizens
U.S. Customs
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