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Sunday, October 5, 2008

Well I crossed the border after a great day in phialladephia where i absorbed so much american history and of course went to the art museum to run up the steps a la Rocky Balboa, i also posed like a boxer in front of his statue! It was brilliant actually, a really perfect way to spend my last day in the states!
The next day was spent entirely on a train, from 5:15 am to 9pm, i was knackered when i got to Toronto and it was raining and miserable... and so it began.
Now i'll keep it brief but basically i was not a fan of Toronto, well it was OK, there were some really cool little areas and stuff and it wasn't really Toronto's fault.
From the moment i left America and my mum in NY i was generally miserable, as i said i'll keep it brief but i felt chronically homesick, or should i say bus- sick and wanted more than anything to go back to California or back out on the road. I was sad, so i slept A LOT. Despite the weird morocan man who would lay awake staring at me over his bed until i yelled at him and a nice aussie guy in my room threatened to 'kick his fucking head in' for me. Which was nice!
Yes so bus sick, slept a lot, wandered the streets by day, hung out in a lot of book shops, trailed around kensington market and queen street (oh yes there's one here too) and checked out the cool shops and cafes.
I did go up the CN tower because well you have to don't you! It was ok, although i was disappointed in the 'glass floor' which i in my mind had decided was the whole floor, but no, just a little section, still though cool to stand on, jump up and down on and look through!
As i say i spent most of my time watching TV and sleeping and drinking which was fine really. Probably what i needed, it was quite good fun andd gave me time to drink a lot of wine and pine aimlessly for california my bus and eventually good old Britain, i write recovered fully and back on form but tragically for toronto it took the brunt of me being grumpy. But alas, these things happen!!
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vicky864 on

hmmm, canada
Oh don't worry about Canada, it'll still be fine and as boring as ever when i leave, it's not that bad but it really isn't that great either!! Don't pity it! At least not the east coast anyway!!

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