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The Travelling Journal


Travelling Journal

fmi*igf Journal - Spring 2014


Spring 2014 M BoulianneNo one can question Marcel Boulianne's fervour for FMI. The FMI National President brought his fmi*igf Journal along with him while diving off the coast of Grand Turk Island, the capital island of the Turks and Caicos.

fmi*igf Journal - Spring/Summer 2012


Tony Humphreys, SpringSummer 2012 Tony Humphreys eng.jpgChief Review Services with National Defence, enjoys a relaxing moment reading the fmi*igf Journal on the Queen Emma Bridge in Willemstad, Curacao - March 2012.

SpringSummer 2012 Michel Gagnon eng.jpgMichel Gagnon, former PD Week Committee member (International stream) got reacquainted with the fmi*igf Journal in his latest role as Canada's Head of Aid in Dakar, Republic of Senegal. Located on the Atlantic coast's Cap‑Vert Peninsula, Dakar is the capital and largest city of Senegal. The port, in the background, is an advantageous departure point for trans-Atlantic and European trade which has aided the growth of this westernmost city on the African mainland.

Photo : Courtesy of Monique Arnold

 fmi*igf Journal - Winter 2012


Winter 2012 Darlene Kenny.jpgDarlene Kenny, fmi*igf's Director of Marketing & Communications, soaks up the rays in sunny Jamaica. The beach at The Jewel Dunn's River Resort, Ocho Rios provides the perfect relaxation spot. Located on the island`s north coast, this tropical destination is moments from the spectacular Dunn's River Falls.

Winter 2012 Celyna Arnold.jpgKnown as the most exciting and entertaining city in the world, Las Vegas could only capture Celyna Arnold's interest for so long. Caesars Palace famous for its magnificent beauty features a 129,000 square foot casino, 26 eateries, sprawling gardens and pools, and the renowned Colosseum spotlighting stars like Celine Dion and Shania Twain. Celyna is the daughter of fmi*igf President, Monique Arnold.


 fmi*igf Journal - AUTUMN 2011


Autumn 2011 Paul Cumberland.jpgPaul Cumberland, Past President of FMI Victoria, shared some interesting reading with some snoozing sea lions on Espanola, the oldest and the southernmost island in the Galapagos Islands chain. Both Paul and friends enjoyed "Fun with FMI" more than "Sea Lion Run."

Autumn 2011 Sarah Toburn.jpgEven running in the International Jungfrau marathon couldn't keep Sarah Tobun, Director with FMI's Vancouver Chapter, from bringing along her Journal. "The tough est mar a thon in the world" held annually in September is set amid Switzerland's Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau (pictured in the background) mountains. The alpine village of Wengen, Switzerland is a car-free resort in the heart of the Bernese Oberland.
Autumn 2011 Annie Bertoli.jpgWhile sight-seeing in Copenhagen, Denmark, FMI National's Annie Loranger Bertoli, takes a break in front of Amalienborg Palace, the winter home of the Danish Royal family.

fmi*igf Journal - SPRING/SUMMER 2011


SpringSummer 2011 Nicole Campeau.jpgNicole Campeau, former fmi*igf President and long-time PD Week Organizing committee member, made sure to bring along her fmi*igf Journal on her recent trip to Port Limon, Costa Rica. Located some 160 km east of the capital San Jose, Puerto Limon was founded in 1870 as a port city to export bananas and grains from Costa Rica to various parts of the globe.

SpringSummer 2011 Kathryn Burlton.jpgDuring Kathryn Burlton's trip to the Florida Keys, she took a reading break from admiring the scenery of Key West, the "Southernmost Point of the Continental United States." The famous concrete buoy, erected in 1983, is one of the most visited and photographed attractions in Key West. Kathryn is fmi*igf's Director of Membership Development.

fmi*igf Journal - WINTER 2011


Winter 2011 Florence Dwyer.jpgFlorence Dwyer, Business Management Consultant with The Omega Network, took a break with her Journal at the entrance to Blarney Castle. The castle is a medieval stronghold in Blarney, near Cork, Ireland. At the top of the castle lies the Stone of Eloquence, better known as the Blarney Stone. Yes, Florence bravely risked life and limb to kiss the stone for her gift of eloquence. A tradition that began late in the 18th Century, requiring one to lean over backwards on the parapet's edge, is now considered the most unhygienic tourist attraction in the world.

Winter 2011 Michael Peters.jpgMichael Peters, Senior Financial Advisor for Policy and Quality, Finance and Acquisitions, Public Prosecution Service of Canada, and valued member of PD Week 2010's Organizing Committee takes a break while sitting in the hotel lobby in Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay, to peruse the electronic version of the fmi*igf Journal on his iPad. Inset: The Calle de los Suspiros, in the historic sector of Colonia which was declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1995, features cobblestone streets and architecture built by the Portuguese in the 17th Century. On a clear day, you can see Buenos Aires across the Rio de la Plata.

fmi*igf Journal - SPRING/SUMMER 2010


SpringSummer 2010 Christine Robichaud.jpgChristine Robichaud, Past President of the Fredericton Chapter, catches up on her valuable reading while vacationing at the Meliã Caribe Tropical, Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.


SpringSummer 2010 Tony Humpreys.jpgTony Humphreys, Chief Review Services with National Defence, is lovin' his Journal at "The Baths" in Virgin Gorda, the British Virgin Islands.