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August 18th 2009
Published: August 18th 2009
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Canada - Our New Home! We arrived on July 18th after a relatively easy flight, although it was supposed to stop in Nova Scotia, but due to bad weather the plane skipped Nova Scotia and instead went straight to Toronto. This meant we got in about 2 hours early, whoo hoo! We went to customs where Pen had to fill out a bunch of paperwork, then got stamped as an immigrant…whoo hoo! We declared t... Read Full Entry

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Rock On!!Rock On!!
Rock On!!

Managed to meet up with an old friend, Morgan and his girlfriend in Toronto. Morgan and I jammed for a bit, some guitar, keyboards and of course...Ukulele!
Time for ThaiTime for Thai
Time for Thai

Hannah the extraordinaire, cooking a fabulous thai meal in her kitchen...bring on the chillies!!!
I like it hot hot hotI like it hot hot hot
I like it hot hot hot

Hannah's preperations for what would be one of the best Thai Curries I've ever had, Penny on the other hand just about had a meltdown...a bit too spicy for her.

We went to Quebec for a few days, this is the Citadel, an old fort in Quebec City

One of the many historic buildings in downtown Quebec City
Cafe PenCafe Pen
Cafe Pen

We stopped in a little cafe in Quebec city for a bite to eat. We could have been in France with the cobbled streets, french accents and fancy beer and coffee!
Horsing AroundHorsing Around
Horsing Around

A fellow driving his horse and carriage around in Montreal...looking for passengers.
Dad CafeDad Cafe
Dad Cafe

Dad enjoying his carrot cake
Me and MomMe and Mom
Me and Mom

Me and mom in the cafe.
Le Famous ChateauLe Famous Chateau
Le Famous Chateau

One of Quebec's and Canada's most famous icons, the famous Chateau Frotenac, which is over 100 years old, pretty old by Canada's standards!
Le DudeLe Dude
Le Dude

Talk about up on a pedestal!
Quit pushing me aroundQuit pushing me around
Quit pushing me around

Fed up with being pushed around Pen decided it was time for a beer at the Medieval Fayre in Quebec City
Ancient DudeAncient Dude
Ancient Dude

One of the many medieval dudes around at the fayre.
Ancient DudetteAncient Dudette
Ancient Dudette

A spooky woman who could read more than the local paper....
Long Leg of the lumberjack?Long Leg of the lumberjack?
Long Leg of the lumberjack?

I've heard of the long arm of the law, but what exactly is this?
More ChateauMore Chateau
More Chateau

As we worked our way down to the waterfront, it was time to go...but not before one more photie of the famous Chateau Frotenac
Whoo hoo, no more wheel chair!Whoo hoo, no more wheel chair!
Whoo hoo, no more wheel chair!

Penny getting excited about leaving Quebec City, because it means she doesn't have to get pushed around anymore!
Next stop...Montreal!Next stop...Montreal!
Next stop...Montreal!

Another day trip, this time to Montreal. The Olympic Stadium in the background sticks out as a prominent Montreal feature.
I c Ice CremI c Ice Crem
I c Ice Crem

Our gracious hosts my cuz Andre and his wife Elvira took us to Ben and Jerry's to escape the mid day sun.

Those lips are for my face only fishy, get em offa that bloke!
Notre DameNotre Dame
Notre Dame

Montreals rather famous Basilica, Notre Dame.

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