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We arrived in Cornwall, Ontario at around 1 pm. Cornwall, Ontario is the city where Joanne's parents live.
We stayed at Annette and Alec's (Joanne's parents) house for lunch and supper - got two meals out of this visit... lol
Frederick was tired for most of the visit so he chilled in the basement for most of the day. Fiona had a little more energy for this visit so went swimming in the pool quite a few times. She even worked on her diving skills - even diving off the ...
This morning we are saying good bye to Yolande and Steve in Wakefield and we are "on the road" once again. Had a cuppa with. Yoll as she headed off to work and then packed up the car and said our farewells to Steve and the beautiful Gatineau hills.
We set out in a very heavy rain as we made our way thru Ottawa and ...
... then noticed that part of the path was roped off due to the fireworks happening that night.
We noticed an amusement park off the road so decided to check that out. After looking at the rides, we then took the same route back to where Joanne was sitting - this time in the car.
So, we then looked at each other again and decided to start heading back ...
... veggies - which was nice in our tummies.
We listened to more music and watched some kids dance.
Who made a surprise appearance on the stage during Canada Day? Justin Trudeau. Who is Justin Trudeau you may ask. He is the son of the late Prime Minister of Canada - Pierre Trudeau. He is currently a Politician and Leader of the Liberal Party. I made sure I got a picture with him just for the fun of it.
... the normal border crossing is closed due to Aboriginal protests, I think) where we could get Sylvain's permit.
It literally took an hour, while the border guards read some sort of email he printed out, over and over again. It was freezing in there, and I didn't want to slow the process down by asking a bunch of questions, so me and Dave waited outside for the return of the triumphant Sylvain.
We watched under floodlights running on generators as ...
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