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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic – February 2013

Graeme and I holidayed in Punta Cana in December 2009 (2009 Dominican Republic blog entries) This time around, it was my wife and I who were hoping to enjoy a bit of warmth and sunshine away from Ottawa’s snow-covered landscape. … Continue reading

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Christmas Lights – Just thinking

Hallowe’en is barely out of the way and now people are beginning to think about how they are going to decorate the outside of the house for the next season of festive lighting. My favorite spot to visit, if I … Continue reading

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Battle of the Windmill National Historic Site

Battle of the Windmill National Historic Site (Location)

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Heading for Cuba – Spring break – March 10 -17, 2012

Heading for Cuba – Spring break – March 10 -17, 2012 It was Spring break time and my wife was certainly looking forward to some R&R.

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What the eye sees – Illusions

What the eye sees – Just illusions, or is is time to upgrade to a new camera body? – the Nikon D4 has been announced. When we look at an image, our minds are filling in the blanks. We connect … Continue reading

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Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto, Ontario

Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto, Ontario Our primary reason for visiting the Royal Ontario Museum on this occasion was to view the Mayan exhibit since we had visited the site of two of the Mayan ruins (Chichen-Itza and Coba) during … Continue reading

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Medieval Times, Toronto, Ontario

Medieval Times, Toronto, Ontario Our original plans for the evening had to be changed when we found out that the evening’s performance of Cirque du Soleil had been sold out. A bit of phoning around and we found that we … Continue reading

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Gainesville, Florida

Arrived in Gainsville, Florida about 7AM after continuous driving from Toronto, set up the tent and then cycled for 64 km on the Hawthorne trail.

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Florida Trip – Crossing the Border

We left Toronto early Wednesday morning and headed for the Windsor/Detroit border crossing. The roads in Toronto were pretty messy with a combination of ice and slush making loading the bikes onto the truck and general packing activities a bit … Continue reading

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An outing in Toronto parks

An outing in Toronto parks My day started out with a few photographs around Yonge and Eglington in Toronto, followed with a lunch with some family and friends. Then I met up with Ron Dunnington (Property #1 on Flickr) to … Continue reading

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