Category Archives: Destinations

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The 3 R’s in London, Ontario – Relaxed, Renovated and Restored.

London Ontario arial w Thames

I experienced a terrific overnight trip to London (Ontario) the other week.  An interesting City with some fine architecture and which, but for rivalry between … Continue reading

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Heather’s Ramblings – 2014: Amsterdam to Bruges

Int 34 - Amsterdam

After the dark Toronto winter, I want light.  There’ll be 18 hours of it in Amsterdam on June 20.  That’s where I’ll be.  I’m … Continue reading

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The White Acropolis

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The young man’s eyes twinkled as he held up the rough carving.  “It is a genuine Mayan carving” he said “I found it here … Continue reading

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Mexico’s City of Oaxaca

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It is a good many years since I first set my heart on visiting Oaxaca and the White Acropolis that sits high atop the … Continue reading

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Emails to my cat-sitter while I travel England

Anne working on location on boat

Finally a holiday for Dick and I, the two of us – together! We were in England with visits to family in Cumbria, Liverpool and … Continue reading

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Heather’s Ramblings

SWITZERLAND - SOMMER

Have you ever promised yourself a vacation, but work kept getting in the way?   That’s been the story for years for Heather M, a … Continue reading

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Getting the dirt on Fort York

aerial fort york from CN Tower

History and archaeology – that’s what attracts me to Fort York and the reason why I put it at the top of my list … Continue reading

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Les Îles de la Madeleine

© Le Québec maritime - Michel Bonato

Situated in the heart of the Gulf of St. Lawrence is a small group of islands, Les Îles de la Madeleine, known in English … Continue reading

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Les Îles de la Madeleine: Île d’Entrée

nature sea cliffs grass

  Tall, athletic and very, very, fit, Gaston led the way across the top of the cliffs striding through the high dune grasses and … Continue reading

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Avoiding Airport Hassle

Northanhay Gardens 3 - (c) Tony Howell

If you want to visit Britain this Jubilee and Olympic year but don’t want to face the congestion and lineups expected at Gatwick and … Continue reading

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