Tag Archives: Attractions

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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EPCOT Gran Fiesta Tour & The Three Caballeros

If you like to take it slow and relax sometimes, why not take in the sights of Mexico and the antics of a certain trio of feathered amigos on a gentle boat ride through the Mexico Pavilion in EPCOT? This … 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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Things: Triangle Island Lighthouse in BC

You would have found this little would-be lifesaver about 50 km (30 miles) off the northern tip of Vancouver Island on Triangle Island. Donald Graham said that “Triangle Island conjures up savage weather, disaster, and death – complete and utter … Continue reading

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POP! Town Sleeping Beauty Castle & Mickey Mouse

We recently went to the Scarborough Town Center to say goodbye to one of the last Disney Stores in Canada. It was bitter sweet. Unfortunately, they hadn’t lowered the prices yet to make a purchase worthwhile, so we left with … Continue reading

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Honorary Driver’s Licenses from Disney

I don’t want to brag, but I can drive anything at a Disney Theme Park! Okay, by ‘drive’ I mean ‘ride’, but I do have a full set of licenses that lets me do so. Okay, you don’t technically have … 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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Art of Disney 4-Park Collector Set Photomechanical Lithographs

Disney often releases lithographs to promote movies or Theme Park projects to generate interest in the buying public. These can be given away if you attend a seminar or if you pre-order some piece of merchandise. Unfortunately, I can’t remember … Continue reading

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