August 08, 2005. Bassano (67 km), Brooks (14 km) Pleasant Hatchery. Bantry Canal. Calgary (184 km) Hanna. Strathmore. Nicely paved roadway’s surrounding with widely open landscapes of flat prairies of Alberta, and the skyline of the horizon dividing the two spheres into parts, and speed rejoicing a traveller’s heart; but the most important thing is… Continue reading Our Across Canada Journey (Part 8) Conclusion
August 07, 20005. Back on the Road Grand Valley. What a view with the wheat fields downhill! Souris. Alexander. Virden. Regina (350 km). We stopped in Regina, and I bought 3 diamond rings (souvenirs from our Trans Canada Trip). We’re on the Ring Road around, laying out way to Moose Jaw, Swift Current,… Continue reading Our Across Canada Journey (Part 7)
August 05, 2005. Now we are on High Way 11, Iroquois Falls. The road is straighter, no ups and downs, we are not passing major cities, gaining time, not losing it.. Horizon is wide open, open field and columinous clouds are surrounding you as if you’re in the middle of Galaxy of Beauty. Hardly anybody… Continue reading Our Across Canada Journey (Part 6)
August 3, 2005. Route 40 East . To Quebec-city, the capital of the province Quebec. The country-side is different: more open fields, St. Lawrence river, and many other small rivers: Riviere on Prairies, Yamachawa petite, small towns passing by: Three Rivers, Ashawawa. Quebec city is a very ancient city with its interesting history and folk… Continue reading Our Across Canada Journey (Part 5)
August 1, 2005. East Way from Toronto to Montreal. Kinston, Oshawa (Ford Manufacturing Company), Pickering (Ontatio Nuclear Atomic Energy Plant), Cornwal and many others are passing by. The names of the streets are repeating the Toronto’s streets: Bloor, Prince Edward, Anne, Jane, John, James and so on. August 1, 2005 at 7-30 p.m. Arrived in… Continue reading Our Across Canada Journey (Part 4)
July 27, 2005. Drove the whole day and part of the night: 16 hours Janko was behind the wheel, exhausted but satisfied.Real hero of driving. Stopped overnight at “Canadian Inn”, Sudburry. (61 dollars per night) July 28, 2005. Browsing around Sudburry, a good-size industrial mining town full of grocery stores and other necessary things for… Continue reading Our Across Canada Journey (Part 3)
July 22, 2005. Brandon. Stayed overnight, 65 dollars per night. July 23, 2005. Browsing around Brandon was not impressive. Everywhere the same Wall-Marts, Canadian Tire, Zellers stores. It seemed that we did not leave our native Sunridge Mall Calgary. Heading for Winnipeg, the capital city of Mannitoba where Janko’s brother Karl lived. Arranged to meet… Continue reading Our Across Canada Journey (Part 2)
As we now do not travel so far, I decided to publish my scribbles written on my lap (Lap Diary) of our trans Canada trip of 2005 by car, covered 8000 km, visited 24 cities, towns and villages. July 21, 2005. 12-30 p.m. Put gas in our van 45 dollars (full tank). Janko as usual… Continue reading Our Across Canada Journey (My Lap Diary July 21, 2005-August 8, 2005)
Lyudmila and Jozef Klacz were invited to the Playas del Coco villa in Costa Rica by the friends to spend some time before the start of the wet season when it rains all the days long. I interviewed this couple. Valentina (1(: What was the weather like in Costa Rica at this time of the… Continue reading Paradise of April, the Last Month of the Dry Season in Costa Rica.
We’re on Honshu, in the capital city of Aomori, which faces Hokkaido across the Tsugaru Strait. We took a long trip by bus observing all streets, villages, farms, the Japanese countryside and came to the outskirts of Aomori to see the Big Buddha. The tourist guide told us: “Aomori Showa Daibutsu, also known as the… Continue reading The Biggest Buddha Statue in Japan on Island Honshu with the Capital City of Aomori was the Main Attraction during our Last Cruise Stop on August 21, 2014.