Viagara (Viagra) Falls..for the newly wed and the nearly dead, is a favourite saying among the locals in Toronto. Yes it was crawling with tourists, and yes the town is cheap and nasty, but I am glad I saw it. Thankfully we arrived early enough to have avoided the late morning rush.. of Queue Central. … Continue reading VIAGARA FALLS.
'The City that Fun Forgot' is one of the many nicknames for Ottawa, being a Capital City ... a bit like Canberra. However this is not the case, I really enjoyed Ottawa. This was greatly enhanced by meeting up with friends Marg and Dave whom I met on the Douro River -we were part of … Continue reading Ottawa..lotta watta.
The return cruise was NOT as enjoyable as a solo traveller. There were large family groups of assorted ages who did not feel the need to communicate with a solo Australian and so I found it isolating. Normally I am very confident in these situations, and there were very few Australians on board, but lots … Continue reading RETURN TO MONTREAL.
It was hot in Quebec and this would be the coolest bar I have ever seen right next to the cruise ship. It was a Sunday, the last day of the 17th Century Festival celebrating the founding of Quebec. Three cruise ships were in town and the streets were crowded, a bit like Barcelona!I had … Continue reading QUEBEC in PARTY MODE.