Category Archives: Places

Found Disney: Snow White in the Carpet?

We are presently on Vancouver Island in beautiful British Columbia. Many are the attractions we have visited! And as I always say, you just never know where a Disney reference will surface. Or as in this case, show up under … Continue reading

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Places: Butchart Gardens in Brentwood Bay, BC

With a former quarry as a canvas, Jennie Butchart envisioned transforming the space into a beautiful garden haven, overflowing with lush greens and colourful blooms. Sounds reasonable. The result of her vision is The Gardens, which are still family run … Continue reading

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Places: Malahat Skywalk and Spiral Tower

We continue our look at the sights and wonders of Vancouver Island with a visit to the newest attraction to be added to the many things to do and see, officially opened to the public on Thursday, July 15, 2021 … Continue reading

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Places: Historic Kinsol Trestle Over the Koksilah River

There are many out-of-the-way places on this Earth. Finding them is an adventure and experiencing them, a privilege! My wife and I just recently enjoyed a visit to a historic landmark in British Columbia, Canada. The Koksilah Bridge, or Kinsol … Continue reading

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Sierra Leone Disney-Themed ‘Space Ark Fantasy’ Stamps

Sierra Leone is a country on the southwest coast of West Africa. It has a tropical climate with a diverse environment ranging from savanna to rainforests, which means for me, it would be a better fantasy destination than Space! It’s time to revisit my Disney-themed stamp … Continue reading

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Places: PRIMITIVE DESIGNS in Port Hope, ON

The United States has Roadside Attractions pretty much on every street corner. At least, that’s the way it seems. And we all love those kitschy tourist traps! But it’s especially engaging when the proprietors mix in DIY and art installments … Continue reading

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Photo Bombed at The Magic Kingdom in WDW

Don’t you just hate it when some wiseacre jumps into your perfect picture? Me too! With the crowds being what they are at Disney Parks, though, I guess it’s kind of inevitable. But… I never expected my photo bomber to … Continue reading

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Places: Portobello Road, Portobello Road

“Street where the riches of ages are stowed. Anything and everything a chap can unload, is sold off the barrow in Portobello road.” Yes, “you’ll find what you want in the Portobello road!” But we didn’t. My wife and I … Continue reading

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Places: WALT DISNEY’S BIRTHPLACE in Chicago, IL

Do you have a Disney Bucket List? So far we’ve managed to visit both North American parks, we’ve taken a Disney cruise, attended a Disney press event (and saw John Lasseter), and now we have been able to add a … Continue reading

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Places: Weird Fun at the Old Car Festival in Greenfield Village

We were thrilled to be able to once again get an annual membership at The Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village! Next to Disney these two attractions are by far the best the States has to offer. One of the … Continue reading

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