Travel Blogs from Collingwood
... all the important sights and attractions and map out your route. Rob will be thrilled at the venues I have arranged. We are taping up his bad leg and we have a flip seat walking stick for those impromptu rests.
Spending a couple of days in T.O. before our flight out.
Wish we could take you with us, our blog will have to do.
When I was a kid I read Jules Verne's Around the World in 80 Days, it was a hard copy given to me as part of a collection among other literary classics. It contained classic characters and furious action in settings I could only dream of! Now, Cassie and I (two classic characters to be sure) are counting sunsets as each day we get closer to our September 7th departure date.
Unlike Verne's original adventure novel ...
... and Mara Lake Trails and then reward ourselves with a swim. When we came to the incredible blue green waters of Lake Huron (complete with cliff jumpers), we could not resist joining the hordes of people in the water and so stripped down to our underwear and went in.
Our next stop was the provincial park at Craigleith, which was, unfortunately, fully booked We ended up staying at an over-priced and run down private ...
... surprised by the size of the bay, you can't see the other side! So it feels much like an ocean. I took a walk around the harbour in search of critters. I found a marmot and some birds. The sky was bright and the wind off the bay kept me cool. Sunshine feels so good! What also feels neat is driving around these country roads. It's really pretty and tranquil. Fresh air and wide open spaces. We are so lucky. We ...
(In this entry, I’ll describe what I observe in 2 cities: Toronto and Alliston. So, you won’t be messed up.)
The first thing I noticed about Toronto, is that it’s very influenced by the U.S. Just 45 minutes after crossing the province borders, you can see those very large and unicolor flashing ads (e.g.: ...