Monday - Old Montreal May 14th 2018 After breakfast buffet at the hotel, Sylvie introduced Marie who would lead us on a walking-history and culture tour; in the afternoon we would have the rest of the day to explore. The potential difficulty is the fact that nearly all the museums are closed on Mondays, so with the beautiful weather, we planned to spend the afternoon in the Botanical Gardens, but that was not to be, since THEY are a ... read more
North America » Canada » Quebec » Montréal » Old Montréal 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
I have spent most of my life in Northeast Ohio, having grown up, returned after college, and raised my son in a southwest community outside the city. I retired from a large regional bank in 2016, shortly after my father died, and around my 65th birthday.
I don't have a bucket list, but I try to snag opportunities as they present themselves. For example, I decided at the last minute to accompany a friend on a drive back to northern Minnesota in January 2017, allowing us to catch up on about 30 years of our lives. It also turned into an opportunity to see her beautiful house on Lake Shagawa,... full info