• Life,  Travel

    Misty Nova Scotia

    I took these photographs back in June of last year already but although I’ve blogged about the first half of my trip here, this second half never made it until now. The second half of my trip was much more cloudy and rainy and over the past few days, I’ve been feeling rather misty myself, so sharing those photographs just felt right with my mood. Grey, misty, everything slightly fuzzy and unclear, just heavy with uncertainty. Lots of changes are coming my way this year, and as excited as I am, I’ve been getting some resistance and somewhat negative vibe from some people very close to me. And although it…

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    Washington DC

    “We should go to DC’s chinatown for lunch.” That innocent enough remark sent us down the adventuring path for the day. After riding the subway into town (not very user friendly subway, make sure to get a map), we wandered up to this little whole in the wall called the Chinatown Express Restaurant where they made some of the best fresh noodles I’ve ever had. We then decided to get some bikes from Capital Bikeshare and go wander around the different monuments. If you do use their bikes, make sure to get their app on your phone to be able to track if you properly returned the bike (we had…

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    Cape Breton, Nova Scotia – part 1

    Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Where mountain meets the ocean. The scenery is breathtaking.  Sharp cliffs diving off into the sea. Winding roads making their way up the mountains. The first half of my trip was marked by sunshine, piercing blue sky and deep blue seas. Take a look!

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    Niagara Falls

    I’ve had the opportunity to visit Niagara Falls twice in my life (so far! I definitely want to go back!). Both times, it had me in awe. The sheer force and raw power of this waterfall is breathtaking. To realize how fragile I am in light of this powerful rush of water is humbling. At various spot along the boardwalk that runs the length of the river and falls, you get to read about the numerous people that chose the defy the raging water and that went down the falls in different apparatus throughout the years; wooden or steel barrel, giant rubber ball, space looking capsule and even a jet-ski!…

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    Prince Edward Island

    One of my favorite place on earth is Prince Edward Island. Of course, I grew up reading the classic Anne of Green Gables (all eight books of the serie), and the movie is also a great favorite of mine,  but it wasn’t until I was well into my mid-twenties before I could finally set foot on that island. Let me tell you, it was all that I had hoped for and imagined. Since then, I have a been blessed with friends that own a summer house in the tiny fishing village of Malpeque, with a beautiful view of the Malpeque Bay on the north shore of PEI. Every spring since…

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    Île d’Orléans, Québec

    The Island of Orleans is set in the blue waters of the St. Lawrence River and slightly east from the cliffs of Quebec City upper town area. The rich soil of the island made it one of the first area to be colonized by the French in the early 1600. Still today, the island is known for its crops of strawberries, apples and grapes. The only way onto the island is through the Orleans Bridge and the road then winds its way leisurely around the entire island, offering sights of farmlands, vineyards, strawberry fields and apple orchards overlooking the river. The Island of Orleans is the perfect spot for a…

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