Toronto is a City to Get Lost In

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When we go to Toronto, we seldom step foot in Toronto. You see, with family spread across the region, we are generally on a tightly regimented schedule of driving and visiting. It goes something like, land, drive to Milton, visit, drive to Stouffville, visit, drive to Oshawa, visit, drive to, well, you get the idea.

Photo Safari in Calgary

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On saturday I went to prince’s island park in Calgary. I met up with my friends to do photo safari. First we went south west and my topic was shelter for animals. I picked photos of where a beaver or otter may like to live.   Next we rolled the dice and we went south

No Whining About Wine Country

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We’re all familiar with the cobbler who has holes in his shoes…well, Tim and I have suffered from something similar lately.  We’ve been so busy, our lives so over-scheduled, that we haven’t had time to roll the dice. So, when we had to schedule an afternoon off – we knew exactly what to do. We

Madagascar by Chance

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Our Madagascar adventure was on, it was off and then it was entirely threatened by indecision. This is how we picked our next travel destination through spontaneity and random chance. Ever since a friend we made on the Inca Trail settled in Madagascar, it’s been on our list. We’ve attempted to get there a few times