Travel Blogs from Canton
... 15 minutes. Once they were over, you only did realize that there were a ton of other people that also watched them. Getting to the car was a challenge and then leaving the parking lot was another one. Once we got out of the area, we brought Mom back to her apartment and then headed home to rest and then go to bed.
Overall, we had a great day. We went to three places to celebrate Canada Day this year... ...
While driving back to Brockville, we thought we'd stop in Walmart when we got back to the city - get something to eat and go back to Mom's apartment to eat.
The parking lot of Walmart is now the home of a very large Canadian flag. There was a flag raising ceremony today but we missed it when we went to Cornwall. The flag is HUGE....
... Mayor of Brockville, members of the military and police officers - as well as many citizens of Brockville.
Mom and I made sure we got our picture taken with Steve Clark. Steve Clark was once the youngest mayor in Canada. He is now an MPP.
The parade was a bit of a let down - though we turned the lemons into lemonade - thanks to Mom. The parade started with all the politicians and military. I therefore thought everyone else would be asked to join the ...
... home that they don't want to know anything about English.
Further to that, to avoid having to risk using English, a lot is done with illustrations:
There were others, of course. But I wasn't stopping to get photos of everything, just a smattering to show a bit of what it was like travelling in this foreign land.
Quebec really did seem like a foreign land.
But it was beautiful ...
... never been through that part of Vermont! The area was Mark's old stomping ground when he was district sales manager for ABS in the 70's. The ride is nice and we soon settle into the Stowe Inn. A shower, a change of clothes and we head into the sleepy town. We walk into town looking for a place to eat. Most places have shut down, but the Green Mountain Inn is welcoming. An old inn ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking