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District Municipality of Muskoka

across Lake Couchiching. They walked up the Colonization Road to Gravenhurst, where they vacationed. They liked what they saw and repeated the journey every year, bringing friends and relatives. These early tourist pioneers increased demand for transport services in the region. People were drawn by excellent fishing, natural beauty, and an air completely free of ragweed, providing relief for hay fever sufferers. Early tourists built camps, but were joined by others desiring better


Curitiba

, with no more than one day between the start of the southern winds and the start of rain. Curitiba's weather is also influenced by the dry air masses that dominate Brazil's midwest most of the year

, bringing hot and dry weather, sometimes even in winter.


Cyprus

extensive modifications. Some of the emigrants went first to Cyprus, but the climate there did not suit them. Meanwhile, the rest of the community chose Canada for its isolation, peacefulness, and the fact that the government welcomed them. Around 6,000 migrated there in the first half of 1899, settling on land granted to them by the government in what is now Manitoba and Saskatchewan. More people, including the Cyprus colony, joined later that year, bringing the total count


Canada

Canada for its isolation, peacefulness, and the fact that the government welcomed them. Around 6,000 migrated there in the first half of 1899, settling on land granted to them by the government in what is now Manitoba and Saskatchewan. More people, including the Cyprus colony, joined later that year, bringing the total count to 7,400 - about one-third of the total Doukhobor population in Transcaucasia. Several smaller groups joined the main body of migrants


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