The Chilean port city (and UNESCO World Heritage site) of Valparaíso has stolen our hearts. Wander around its bustling plazas, get lost in its hilltop neighbourhoods and gaze at intriguing street art.
You can find adventure in all four directions you choose to leave from Calgary but if you point your compass to the east, you'll discover yourself in the heart of the Canadian Badlands. It is rich fertile prairie soil but also rugged.
Although advances in modern agriculture have brought millions of hectares of once-unsuitable scrub land into food production, the environmental consequences of our growing "foodprint" have been severe.