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Half-a-day in Victoria, British Columbia

Continuing with my August 2016 trip reminiscing. In contrast to its sibling Vancouver, Victoria, BC, was a fun place to visit. We took a ferry from Vancouver, which took about 1 hour and 35 minutes. There were a lot of people headed to Victoria that day. We were lucky to be close to the front of…

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Vancouver, Canada – Mix of Highs and Lows

August of 2016 saw me visiting Canada for the first time and nearly made me swear off visiting the country ever again. I have to partly blame myself as I had very high expectations cultivated from reading too much pro-Canada travel articles and watching too much of Simon and Martina’s vlogs. I’ve heard so much…

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More Montreal

Monday morning was bleak. The weather app said it would rain around 10 in the morning so we dragged our sleepy selves from our comfy bed at 6.30 in the morning. The plan was to visit three places then hide out in the underground malls. First, we needed food. The food at Marriott was okay…

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We awoke on Sunday, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, ready to see what else Montreal had to offer. I mapped out our day, targeting outdoor places to take advantage of the sunny day since Monday was predicted to be rainy. Botanical Garden of Montreal and Insectarium One advantage of being near the metro is that it’s cheap…

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Old Quebec

The weather people said it was going to be sunny on Saturday and Sunday. We, initially, planned to visit Old Quebec on Sunday but decided to go a day earlier due to possible public transportation issues. Husband tried to purchase tickets online, only to keep getting rejections. Remember what I wrote about earning points as…

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