Category Archives: travel

Capreol!

We spent the Thanksgiving weekend with my parents, my sister and her family, as well as her in-laws up in scenic Sudbury.  Having now driven there and back, I can say that VIA needs to seriously consider adjusting the timing … Continue reading

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Catching Up…

I return!  In case you haven’t been following me on Twitter (and why not?), I’ve been busy with my new daughter.  In keeping with the theme of my blog, that is to say that I’ll post almost whatever I damn … Continue reading

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New York Bound – Going Home

We were scheduled to come home on February 20th and so we checked out of our hotel and walked back over to Penn Station.  When we got to New York, we didn’t spend any time within the station confines and … Continue reading

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New York Bound – Around NYC

So we had three full days in New York to walk around and see the sights.  We came here for our honeymoon in 2008, so this time we wanted to try and see a few things that we missed.  One … Continue reading

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New York Bound – Buffalo to NYC

A few weeks ago, my wife and I headed down to New York City for the long (Family Day in Ontario, Presidents Day in the US) weekend.  As we couldn’t fly, we decided to try taking the train.  When we … Continue reading

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A Quebec City Christmas

Happy New Year, everyone!  I’m glad to be bringing you the first post of what should be an eventful 2012.  New stuff on the way, but a brief trip back into 2011 as I was fortunate enough to spend the … Continue reading

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Eastward Bound – Havelock and Home

I left Ottawa early on Saturday morning.  As I mentioned before, I had intended to check out some of the sights, but I was reminded that I had to be back home earlier in the day than I thought, so … Continue reading

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Eastward Bound – Smiths Falls

After leaving Brockville, I headed north to Smiths Falls.  I’d been here once before, about seven years ago, with my then-girlfriend (now wife) on our way to Ottawa for New Years.  We stopped at Smiths Falls for the Hershey factory, … Continue reading

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Eastward Bound – Brockville

After leaving Gananoque, I took the 401 further east to Brockville.  There were two spots there I wanted to check out: the VIA station and the rail tunnel by the lake.  I headed to the VIA station first. I got … Continue reading

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Eastward Bound – Kingston in the Morning / Gananoque

I awoke the next morning and got ready to go.  I had a quick shower, got dressed and repacked all my stuff into my suitcase and my camera bag.  I checked out, with one of the owners asking me to … Continue reading

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