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City of Light

Paris – city of light Is Paris called the city of lights because it was the first city to use street lighting or because it was the center for enlightened thinking in the 18th century? From these sunrise pictures it … Continue reading

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Sacre Coeur of Paris

Sacre Coeur of Paris The cathedral on the hill, Sacre Coeur, watches over the city of Paris. And this is what can be seen.   This is what the city sees: Sorry, visitors are not allowed to take pictures inside. … Continue reading

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Le Louvre

Glimpses of Le Louvre I cannot give you a complete tour of the world famous museum of art but I offer up a glimpse of what you will find inside. Fortunately the internet has an extensive collection for you to … Continue reading

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April in Paris

An Overview of Paris Paris is a very interesting city. It’s central part is only 105 square kilometers and is home to 2.25 million people. That averages to 21,428 people per square kilometer. Of that space a lot is dedicated to … Continue reading

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Flying Around Kenora

Flying Around Kenora If you look up, there is always something flying around Kenora. It could be a duck or goose or bald eagle. It could be a helicopter or an airplane fitted with pontoons for landing on the water. … Continue reading

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Kenora landmarks

Kenora Landmarks Like all communities, Kenora has a few unique landmarks, and a mixture of old and new architecture. The red building is the old post office. The modern white building at the water’s edge is a tourist information center. … Continue reading

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Water, bridges and rails

Water, Bridges and Rails At this end of the bridge  the Five Roses Flour Mill once stood. It was a good location because of the abundant water power and its proximity to the wheat fields of the prairies in the west. … Continue reading

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North Shore – Lake of the Woods

As planned, I arrived before sunset and went for a walk to explore the town.   At one time there was a Five Roses Flour Mill on the far shore at the left above the red and green navigation buoys. … Continue reading

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Summer in South Central Canada

Summer in Canada is a great time to be outside. There are opportunities to get close to nature. Boating is a great way to unwind from the busy week in the city. It always seems cooler on the water, but … Continue reading

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Tai O

Tai O Fishing Village Tai O is an old fishing village in the “New Territories” of Hong Kong. It is actually a small island connected to the west of Lantau Island by two small bridges. In addition to fishing, it … Continue reading

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