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Montreal - Mount Royal and Notre Dame

We booked an AirBNB for Montreal. We wanted to take a little break in our journey. Chill in the evening with a nice local meal and perhaps most importantly do our laundry. We've been on the road for 10 days or so, making about 300 km a day,…
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Ottawa - the capital of Canada

We didn't stay in Ottawa. We gave ourselves a few hours to see the main attractions and we drove on. Again, the place was nice, clean and peaceful. Would I visit again, probably not? Would I recommend anyone visits that place, probably not as…
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Toronto - blink and you miss it

There are places I want to visit, and there are places I'd like to live in. Toronto is the former. What's not to like about that city. It's big, but quiet and peaceful. If someone asked me anything that I remember about this town, it would be…
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Niagara Falls - a spectacular sight

We were told that the Canadian side is much better to view Niagara Falls and they were right. No point describing here what they look like. I'm not a poet. It was just beautiful, and frightening at the same time. There is a spot at the top of…
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Washington DC - a city of politics and monuments

We never booked anything for our trip. No hotels, motels or airbnbs. And I was happy that we didn't because we were free to explore as long as we wanted. The only date we had to keep was the departure, everything else was negotiable. That plan…
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The Amish Country

The Pennsylvania Amish of Lancaster County are America's oldest Amish settlement, where thousands still live a centuries-old "Plain" lifestyle. We just wanted to see what they look like. We heard about them and saw them on tv. Witness, starring…