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Butterflies Go Free 2015 at the Montreal Botanical Gardens

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The Montréal Botanical Gardens does an impressive job of putting together different exhibits throughout the year to attract new visitors and keep them coming back for more. Last fall we visited after dark, for the Gardens of Light exhibit in the Chinese and … Continue reading

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Freezing for the Fun of It – A Night at the Ice Hotel

We had talked about trying this for years and now we were actually doing it. We lay face to face feeling toasty warm in our -29C rated sleeping bags, grinning like 10-year-olds.     The first thing you notice come bedtime at … Continue reading

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Outdoor Winter Fun – Skating on the L’Assomption River

Winter in Southwestern Québec can seem interminable. By early November the leaves have all fallen and the days become grayer and shorter. With December comes the snow, making for picturesque scenery that warms the heart just in time for the holidays. Ahh … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day Special – The Lovers Locks of Ponte Vecchio in Florence, Italy

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Back in 2013 Honey and I had the good fortune to spend some time in Tuscany, and as the hopeless romantic that I am I thought today, for Valentine’s Day, I’d share some of my favorite pics from the Ponte Vecchio in … Continue reading

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2014 Gardens of Light at the Montreal Botanical Gardens

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Once again this year the Chinese and Japanese pavilions at the Montréal Botanical Gardens are putting on their Gardens of Light exhibit.   The series of pics below (from the Chinese pavilion) was taken during a recent visit. These displays use very original lighting … Continue reading

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