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A Walk Around Old Havana: The Old Square

It’s hard to believe we’re now in the middle of July. Been busy travelling during the first half of this year and towards the quarter end of last year. Didn’t plan it that way but that’s how it worked out … Continue reading

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A Quick Walk through Balboa Park, San Diego

With only an afternoon to spend in San Diego, we had to choose what we wanted to see and I really wanted to visit Balboa Park. When I hear “park”, I think gardens. Balboa Park is much more than just … Continue reading

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Long Weekend in Montreal and Ottawa: Part 3 Notre-Dame Basilica

Our next stop in our exploration of Old Montreal is Notre-Dame Basilica or otherwise known as Basilique Notre-Dame de Montréal in French. It is one of the major tourist attractions in Montreal. Although it is a small basilica (I think … Continue reading

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Castel Gandolfo

With Castel Gandolfo being in the news lately, it got me reminiscing about that small town on the Alban Hills overlooking Lake Albano. As you know, Castel Gandolfo is better known as the summer residence of the Pope, a tradition … Continue reading

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Amalfi

We woke up to a dusting of snow this morning, but spring is almost upon us here in Toronto. It has been a tough winter with the constant greyness. Give me cold weather but as long as the sun is shining. I love winter … Continue reading

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Frank Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall

We returned a little over week ago from sunny southern California. So I thought I would post one of the tourist attractions in downtown Los Angeles and also one of my favourite pieces of architecture – the Walt Disney Concert Hall located at … Continue reading

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Scenes from Pompeii

Pompeii can be found in the Campania region of Italy close to Naples. When Mount Vesuvius erupted on the 24th of August, 79 AD, it buried Pompeii in ash and soot, killed 20,000 people and also preserved an ancient Roman … Continue reading

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