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RVing In Canada

RVing In Canada

May 13, 2014 by · 4 Comments 

RVing in Canada is gaining in popularity as an affordable vacation. The scale and grandeur of this incredible country has to be seen to be appreciated. Canada is a major RV travel destination renowned for its vast natural landscapes and stunning scenery. America’s northern neighbor offers visitors a truly unique vacation experience with a exceptional diversity of […]

Learning history while rving

Learning history while rving

July 30, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Do you take the time to learn more about the history of the area you are in when you are traveling with your family? We try as much as we can. But right under our nose – at the campsite where we are parked – there was some history to discover. Actually, I knew about […]

Learning more about Canada at the Museum of Civilization

Learning more about Canada at the Museum of Civilization

July 24, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

As part of our recent visit to the Museum of Civilization, we have also explored part of the historical and cultural exhibition on the First Peoples Hall.   The museum highlights various parts of the history of Canada and it’s always nice to go see artifacts up close and personal while visiting. The First Peoples Hall […]

Discover Ontario

Discover Ontario

May 20, 2013 by · 1 Comment 

Since the traveling season are just around the corner for us in Ontario and that many rvers like to explore new places, I thought I could present my “adoptive” province to you.   I say adoptive because I was born and raised in the province of Quebec but moved to Ontario when I got married. Where […]

The Canadian Tulip Festival

The Canadian Tulip Festival

May 13, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Every year, when May arrives a colorful festival starts in Ottawa, ON.   The Canadian Tulip Festival has been established back in 1953.  It is an 18-day celebration that has been set to preserve the heritage of Canada’s role in liberating the Dutch during the Second World War.   The country had provided safe harbor to the […]

Victoria Day Week-end in Ontario

Victoria Day Week-end in Ontario

April 30, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

If you are wondering what to do in May and you are near the border of Ontario, why not come and visit us on the Victoria Day long week-end? Victoria Day is a federal Canadian public holiday which is celebrated on the last Monday before the official birthday of Queen Victoria.    The holiday has been […]

Manitoba: The return of the snakes

Manitoba: The return of the snakes

October 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Five species of snakes breed in Manitoba. The red-sided garter snake has the largest range, is the most abundant and is the only species known to occupy large communal dens. Den sites include tree roots, shale cliffs, rock piles, sewers, foundations, animal burrows, rocky outcrops, and sinkholes. Dens contain from a few to over 10,000 […]