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Kids’ Blog: California

Sam blogs: I went to San Francisco. It was fun because I went to the beach. I found two rocks. Then I went to a giant playground. I went on a piece of cardboard down a slide. I used sand to make it faster and it was faster. I also met my dad’s friend Julianne. […]

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Camping

Hannibal, Missouri The vibrating buzz of crickets at dusk in front of a dying campfire. Cooking hotdogs on sticks in the smoky flames. The darkness descending imperceptibly. In the morning, a chorus of bird calls outside our tent. The kids’ sneakers are soaked-through from dew on the grass. They play hide n’ seek behind the […]

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A Short Ramble Through Quebec City

Quebec City won us over with its Europeanesque charm: the old world architecture, cobblestone streets, and winding, narrow side-roads with interesting shops and nooks. If it were less expensive, we would have stayed for several nights to fully explore the area, but it seems that in late July, we had arrived at the cusp of […]

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WWOOF!

In which our plans to work on a sheep farm go awry… Picton, Ontario This small town would not have been on our radar at all, but we came here to volunteer on a farm through WWOOF (Willing Workers on Organic Farms). WWOOF is a worldwide organization which matches potential volunteers like us – urban […]

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Kids’ Blog: Toronto

Throughout our trip, Peter and Sam have been keeping travel journals in which they write several times a week. I will occasionally transcribe some of their entries on our family blog to give a kids’ perspective on our travels. So here it is…. the kids’ take on our time in Toronto: By Peter In Toronto, […]

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Getting to Tobermory: The road trip begins

We are at the Princess Hotel in Tobermory, Ontario. Roman has a head cold. We are all covered in mosquito bites after a vicious swarm overtook us in a rural Ontario campground. Even so, we are well-rested and content. The sun is glinting on the lake outside our window, and we are looking forward to […]

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