Tag Archives: Canada

Treasures of Toronto – Ontario, Canada

Toronto was the last stop of our trip.  We had one full day to explore before catching our flight home the next afternoon.  High on my list of things to see was the Royal Ontario Museum which can be found on … Continue reading

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Unfairly overlooked – Ottawa, Canada

Ottawa does not have the high-rise glamour and big city buzz of Toronto, the artistic, alternative vibe of Montreal, the cool factor and the views of Vancouver but it still has a lot to offer and is, in my view, … Continue reading

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Fools at the Falls – Niagara, Canada

Jetlag can be a terrible thing. It stops our brains from functioning and inhibits decision making.  It is not what we need when attempting to deal with the new and unfamiliar.  In the UK we love giving and following instructions.  … Continue reading

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The Strange and the Familiar – Revisited

In late May 2015, not long after I had started this blog and before I settled on what to write about, we set off on a three week camping trip to Ontario, Canada and New England, USA.  When we came … Continue reading

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Deck the Halls with Travel Souvenirs

There are two types of Christmas decorators.  The first has a theme, a colour scheme, their baubles match their tinsel, the second doesn’t.  I fall in to the latter category, if it’s plastic, metallic and looks like it’s from the … Continue reading

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The Call of the Wild

If you go down to the woods today you don’t need to go in disguise, unless of course you have a severe aversion to squirrels.  There have been no bears, picnicking or otherwise, since 1000AD, no lynx since 400AD, no elk since 1500BC. … Continue reading

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The Strange and the Familiar

It’s been a little quiet around here.  The radio silence began back at the end of May when Mr S and I set off on a three week trip to Eastern Canada and New England.  We’ve been back now for … Continue reading

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