Canada, Maine, New Brunswick

Roadtrip to the Homeland 2.0

October 12-14, 2021 My mom was recently reconnected with one of her cousins in Canada during our citizenship verification process. She had mentioned wanting to visit this summer before I returned to Spain. Unfortunately, due to the Canadian border being closed and then the Spanish Consulate having my passport for a month, it didn't look… Continue reading Roadtrip to the Homeland 2.0

Canada, Québec, Québec City

Québec Winter Carnival 2020

The Quebec Winter Carnival, or rather the Carnaval de Québec, is held annually in Québec City, Québec, Canada. At one time, it was the largest winter festival in the world. It's been held annually since 1955 and intermittently before that since its birth in 1894. It boasts of events like street parades, ice palaces, snow… Continue reading Québec Winter Carnival 2020

Canada, Montréal, Québec

Montréal Day 2 Continued

June 15 – 20, 2019  SUNDAYOur next two stops on our second day in Montréal were Observatoire Place Ville Marie and the Parc Olympique. The Observatoire (Observatory) is a 360° observation deck that overlooks the Saint Lawrence River, Mount Royal, Old Montreal, Quartier des spectacles, and the Olympic Stadium from 185 m (606 ft) in the air.… Continue reading Montréal Day 2 Continued

Canada, Montréal, Québec

Introduction to Montréal Day 2

June 15 – 20, 2019 SUNDAY To start off our second day in Montréal, we had breakfast at Tim Horton's - obviously! This is a very popular chain, comparable to Dunkin' Donuts in the northeastern United States. They used to have some locations in mid and southern Maine but just about all of them have… Continue reading Introduction to Montréal Day 2