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... snow which without the snow shoes would be impossible to do.
We went with Paul and Harriett to Toronto for three days staying at their son Brads house which is not far from the centre of Toronto and close to Lake Ontario. One day we went into Toronto City centre to visit the St Lawrence markets which are fantastic fresh food markets full of beautiful meats, cheeses, vegetables and associated condiments.
From there we went to ...
... they really only did anything if someone was driving stupidly. This systems seems to work efficiently over the long distances they have to travel mind you their freeways are a lot better built than our country highways.
As we were travelling along at these speeds the roads had snow on them and at times the traffic on the dual lane freeway had to follow snow ploughs clearing the path in front. Once we had to follow ...
... imbedded in the ice and you get shots of their drinks as you go buy.
As I have previously said the service and food in Canadian restaurants is fantastic and cheap. You get a high quality meal from mid $20 to $35. A pint of beer you can get for $5 during happy hour but usually sells for $8. I had a Manhattan martini in a top restaurant for $10 in WA it would be over $18. A litre of fuel is $0.75 and given our ...
... spires and fantastic architecture. The stone and woodwork within the building truly reflected the significance of the building. After that we went to Confederation park where they had some outstanding ice sculptures. We went during the day and later at night when they were lit by coloured light. All very stunning.
... leave it in a pot or other receptacle and put it on your patio to freeze. Then the day the guests arrive or you want to use it you bring the receptacle inside to thaw and then cook. All very strange but understandable.
Also they have to plug their cars into the power supply as they have electronic engine warmers otherwise they cannot start their engines as the batteries and sump oil are frozen.