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 ...
... Canada Village - a recreation of a 1860's pioneer & trades life portrayed by costumed interpreters. They were all "mature" folks really into their characters & enthusiastic about there jobs it made a big difference from when you have summer students in these jobs!!
We were particularly interested in the working mill & looking forward to some ...
... the St Lawrence.
You wouldn't miss that for the world, would you?
Driving through what was essentially grazing and cropping country, always to my right there was the St Lawrence. There was haze and it was overcast to start with, but it's even hard to say that those weren't the best conditions in which to see it. Check these photos:
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking