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Travel Blogs from Gatineau
I went with 49 Grade 7 and 8 students to visit Ottawa for our year end trip. The highlight of our trip was a visit to The Canadian War Museum. We had a guided tour of the World War 2 exhibit. Our guide was very knowledgeable about events leading up to the war and the various aspects of the war itself. The students were quite interested. They …
We were walking through the woods when we saw a light out in the distance. Everyone thought there was food there and rushed off the path. I tried to grab them and stop them but they pulled me off the path also. We got there and the elves ran away. It was dark now. We ...
... out in the frozen tundra after all. We sat on the Tarmac for 2 hrs and then I guess the weather miraculously cleared in Sochi. The flight was painless. Getting bags and checking in was even easy, not a lot of planes landing before 7 am. No competition for passport lines. After a quick 1 hr bus ride we finally got to the mountain village at 9:00. We got a quick tour and now I'm going down for a power nap before the next wave of athletes gets here at 6:00 ...
... it almost feels like you are in Europe.
Back in Ontario we took a trip to hogsback waterfall which was all covered in snow and partially frozen but really beautiful. As it had snowed a lot in the last few days I savoured the opportunity to play in the snow a little bit...In the afternoon we took some time out to do some more Christmas shopping and went to the shopping ...
... good. I didn't know what because I didn't have a job lined up, but it would be good no matter what.
Now if truth be told, I have struggled a great deal with coming home. The technical term is reverse culture shock which is often worse than the initial bout of culture shock experienced in a new country. What often gets so little reporting is the feeling that so much has changed when you return home. I was aware of this phenomenon before coming ...
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