Travel Blogs from Kingston, Canada

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Hometown, Kingston, Canada travel blog

Hometown

A travel blog entry by lolly

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Kingston really is a beautiful city, especially in the summer.  The sunshine on the lake and colouring of the limestone is very special.  Although I have not lived here most of my life, I was born here and believe that it is my ...

Biking on Wolfe Island, Wolfe Island, Canada travel blog

Biking on Wolfe Island

A travel blog entry by lolly

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... the island, are 86 windmills. These tall turbines can be seen for miles and have certainly changed the landscape and horizon of Kingston. They have also become quite a tourist attraction. The four of us were curious to check out these new energy producers ...

A Taste of Kingston, Kingston, Canada travel blog

A Taste of Kingston

A travel blog entry by lolly

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My first time attending this annual event.  The food is so good you want to eat until you pop!  I am already looking forward to doing it again next ...

Day 15, Kingston Mills, Canada travel blog

Day 15

A travel blog entry by the_three_js

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... bay looked like. Luckily, it was calm with little wind.  We took off and made the crossing in about 3 hours from Kingston to Trenton, bypassing Belleville this time.  In Trenton, we stopped at a marina and I did some grocery shopping while ...

Kingston, Kingston, Canada travel blog

Kingston

A travel blog entry by rafagar

Kingstone ...

I ran out of gas and the rain stopped me here, Kingston, Canada travel blog

I ran out of gas and the rain stopped me here

A travel blog entry by starlagurl

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... children. I thanked Kimberly kindly and went on my way, stopping in Kemptville to fill my tank up all the way. By the time I got to Kingston, the rain was coming down pretty hard. I couldn't see in front of my face and I had to stop for a while. Driving ...

Lemoine Point, Kingston, Canada travel blog

Lemoine Point

A travel blog entry by lolly

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Pogonip:uncommon occurrence of frozen fog, Kingston, Canada travel blog

Pogonip:uncommon occurrence of frozen fog

A travel blog entry by lolly

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Fog rolled in this morning and froze to everything. The farmers almanac calls it 'pogonip'.   Nature has created an exceptionally beautiful day today.    From a distance, everything outside looks white and chrystaline - ...

Red Trillium and enchanting nature, Kingston, Canada travel blog

Red Trillium and enchanting nature

A travel blog entry by lolly

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Spring is here and everyday the world seems more alive.  We took a walk up the hill, down the street, through the woods, to the end of three paths, and then found a whole new trail I had never even seen the entrance to before. The perfect 'journey' ...

Kingston, Ontario, Kingston, Canada travel blog

Kingston, Ontario

A travel blog entry by jimcabay

... of anything scenic unless you like muskeg, shrub trees and rocks. The city however, is stunning. KINGSTON, Ontario: Probably the most historically significant city in Canada - it was the first capital of Canada. Locally, the biggest tourist draw are the ...

Day 13 - Loyalist Parkway, Kingston, Canada travel blog

Day 13 - Loyalist Parkway

A travel blog entry by solorider

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... the warning signs, I didn't even try to take a picture, I just moved on. There is a much better view of the 'old' Kingston penitentiary on the outskirts of town. I was quite surprised at the historical core of the town. I hunkered down in a inexpensive ...

Kingston Day 2, Kingston, Canada travel blog

Kingston Day 2

A travel blog entry by mv_meander

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... . The sun came out and we went to town to tour city hall, only a block from our dock.  Kingston was once the Capital of the Province of Canada, and city hall was to be the capital building.  However, before the building was completed in 1844, ...

Georgina Island to Kingston, Kingston, Canada travel blog

Georgina Island to Kingston

A travel blog entry by mv_meander

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We did indeed make it to Kingston around noon as planned.  What wasn't planned was several miles of 3-4 foot head seas and a 20-30 mph west wind.  We ran at a slightly reduced speed and it wasn't too bad.  Charlie and Camille may ...

Nostalgic trip, Kingston, Canada travel blog

Nostalgic trip

A travel blog entry by johnandi

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... had obviously changed, but he remembered some of it. Then he took me to see where he had lived in Eastview, a few miles East of Kingston, Ontario. His old school was still there - although not in use - I found it fascinating. Then he showed me where the ...

15 Octobre- c'est le départ, Kingston, Canada travel blog

15 Octobre- c'est le départ

A travel blog entry by bogit

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... et de monuments historiques dont le fort Henry que nous visiterons en soirée. En face du centre d'information, on y retrouve le Kingston city Hall. L'édifice a été construit en 1843 et 1844 et il a été restauré en 1973. Ensuite, nous nous ...

Canals and Waterways, Kingston, Canada travel blog

Canals and Waterways

A travel blog entry by thepjs

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Today we went for a beautiful drive on the Rideau Heritage Route. Along the 202km (we didn't do the whole trail) are canals with 49 locks to let boats pass through. Quite ...

Exploring Kingston, Kingston, Canada travel blog

Exploring Kingston

A travel blog entry by thepjs

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... horrendous so am curbing my shopping). We drove past Queens University which is spectacular and realized we have arrived in Kingston in O Week. Students staggering everywhere all dressed up and misbehaving. We stumbled across a couple of streets which ...

Montreal to Kingston, Kingston, Canada travel blog

Montreal to Kingston

A travel blog entry by thepjs

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Today we drove the coastal road from Montreal to Kingston - we stopped at a couple of places along the way but nothing too exciting. We are at a B&B here in Kingston for 5 days. It is a city of about 125,000 residents, very historical, on the St ...

A little history and a lot of islands, Kingston, Canada travel blog

A little history and a lot of islands

A travel blog entry by scoonpooh

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... a bit I finally figured out which switch was mine and everything worked after that. After lunch we drove into town. Kingston is one of the oldest towns in Canada and was a major port on Lake Ontario for hundreds of years. It was very large during the War ...

O Canada, eh!, Kingston, Canada travel blog

O Canada, eh!

A travel blog entry by bpames

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... . Lawrence River we'd learned about in elementary school social studies.    We are camped for several days just outside Kingston, at a lovely campground on the banks of the Rideau Canal. We have enjoyed an early morning walk each day and then ...

Kingston, Kingston, Canada travel blog

Kingston

A travel blog entry by bpames

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... of Canada's first prime minister, Sir John A. Mcdonald.  We started the day by following a road sign we'd seen to the Kingston Mills locks, out for an early morning walk. We discovered one of those unexpected treats - the first set of locks at the ...

Our misguided Yankee relative, Kingston, Canada travel blog

Our misguided Yankee relative

A travel blog entry by bpames

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... .       Today we toured Fort Henry which was constructed during the War of 1812 to protect Kingston's naval dockyards, and later the southern entrance into the Rideau Canal, the vital defensive transportation corridor between Upper and ...

Wedding in KINGSTON, Kingston, Canada travel blog

Wedding in KINGSTON

A travel blog entry by jm-bvm

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Arrived at Washburn Road together with Debbie, Donna, Jill, Stephanie, Jennifer and Becky for the wedding of Mathew and Gillianne later at the Sand Hill church nearby.  It was a great day in every way.  The weather was a perfect sunny 28 ...

We're going to San Francisco!, Kingston, Canada travel blog

We're going to San Francisco!

A travel blog entry by jessica_cdn

I had SUCH a hard time keeping it secret.  For the last four months or so, I've been planning on surprising Ross with a trip to San Francisco for his birthday.  I finally got to tell him yesterday!  All day I kept hinting about a big ...

Ijshockey en een gesneuvelde taart, Kingston, Canada travel blog

Ijshockey en een gesneuvelde taart

A travel blog entry by emmycanada

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... het af en toe best moeilijk om het bij te houden. Maar de score was natuurlijk niet zo ingewikkeld, uiteindelijk hadden de Kingston Frontenacs gewonnen met 6-1 De rest van het weekend heb ik besteed aan papers schrijven, naar yoga gaan en de kerk. Het ...

Since when did shopping become my full-time job?, Kingston, Canada travel blog

Since when did shopping become my full-time job?

A travel blog entry by jessica_cdn

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What a day! Up at 6:30, yoga practice at 7, coffee at the goat....and of course the requisite birthday call to my sister, Tammy. Happy 21st Tambo! Then my last meeting with work - woo hoo! I'm officially a free woman! Well, technically I'm on vacation ...

military Golf, Kingston, Canada travel blog

military Golf

A travel blog entry by janet.gilbert

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We headed to the golf course in Dean's truck because he was off to the airport to pick up Marge.  What a great guy he is.  He couldn't make us more welcome.  Just when you would think it couldn't get worse, it can!  Margot played well ...

Less than two weeks to go, Kingston, Canada travel blog

Less than two weeks to go

A travel blog entry by jae

We've sort of organized our vacation this year around seeing someone I've always wanted to, Elton John. We bought the tickets, then figured out the details about getting there and where to stay after. I've worked my magic on getting us some wonderful, ...

Rainbow Loom va en Afrique avec nous!, Kingston, Canada travel blog

Rainbow Loom va en Afrique avec nous!

A travel blog entry by ethansethobrien

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On a achete des elastique aujourd'hui pour enseigner les Amis en Afrique a Hope School comment faire les ...

The Sudan, or Kenya!, Kingston, Canada travel blog

The Sudan, or Kenya!

A travel blog entry by jessica_cdn

Just as I was thinking about whereI wanted to go next in the fall, I got an email.  A proposal that I submitted for a conference about the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in the Sudan was accepted! The best part is that all my travel expenses will ...

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