Travel Blogs from Oakville
... we knew what to expect, but it's a good reason to pull over and use the facilities and stretch the legs. There's a great mining museum at the site too, Dynamic Earth. We didn't have time to see it as time was tight, but we remember the very informative mine tour. Obligatory pictures are taken of the Big Nickel and we're on our way again. Next stop: Sault Ste. Marie, or so we thought.
... or on their properties. They did this at great peril to themselves, their families and often to the whole town itself. For if the Nazis found a Jew hiding amongst them, the punishment would be extreme and far-reaching. As of January 1, 2012, Yad Vashem has bestowed the honorific title of Righteous Among the Nations to a total of 24,356 individuals, with Belgians counting 1,612 such individuals.
... big deal however we need to be on a ship on Sunday in Sydney Australia and Air New Zealand only has one flight per day. But let's not jump ahead of ourselves. Hope the alarm works at 5:00 am to check on our flight status and get the day off to a good ...
... they organised heaps of activities like that. Some were free; others only cost a small fee. The tour went for 14 hours, from 10am til midnight! It was with an old New Yorker who told us life lessons and took portrait photos of random people with his chunky old-school SLR camera than ran on film that he imported from the Czech Republic. By the end of the tour, it felt like we had known each other for ages! It turned out that one of the girls on that tour was going to be on the same Contiki tour as me, too!
Just a brief note as we prepare for our flight to Paris. We arrived in Toronto on Thursday and had a few days with the kids. Went out to eat Thursday with Sara and settled in for a catch-up upon returning home. Friday night we went out to eat at a lovely restaurant with ...
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet