Toronto, Canada - Downtown and Niagara July 29th 2010 I’d always been under the illusion that Canada would be a friendly, welcoming country, the sort of place that would greet us with open arms as we entered its border, but the surly customs official at Toronto International broke this delusion. Why are you here for only three days? Are you carrying any alcohol or tobacco? What sights are you going to see while in Toronto? What is your place of ... read more
North America » Canada » Ontario » Toronto A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the sou... ... read more
My aim was to visit at least 100 countries, and with Brazil, I finally did it. I'm now loitering at 104. Or is it 105, I lose count...
Unlike a lot of fellow travellers, I tend to only dip my feet into a country, quite often only staying a day or two before heading off somewhere else.
Country numbers 54 and 55 were my first trips alone - something I never thought I'd do.
In 2013 I published an e-book entitled The Red Quest, detailing my mission to visit each and every country of the former Soviet Union. Along the way I sa... full info