Wednesday, July 1, 2009

O Canada!

Happy Canada Day!!!DSC03938

Today Canada turns 142 years old!  How lucky we are to live in such a beautiful, safe country. 

Here’s a few tidbits about Canada you may not know:


  • Eat better than the French
  • Are more wealthy than the Americans
  • Have more lovers than the Italians
  • and Live longer than the Swedes (source: Maclean’s magazine, July 06/09 edition)

Canada ranks #1 in vacation spots and often we, as Canadians forget that and travel overseas or down south.  Let’s rediscover Canada!

Here are a few pictures to share…although I’ve never been to the East Coast, so that’s one place I’ll have to visit first!


Vancouver, British Columbia








Kittsilano Beach, Vancouver, British Columbia







Driving along the Malahat, north of Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia





Banff National Park, Banff, Alberta








Lake Louise, Banff  National Park, Alberta







Banff from the Gondola,

Banff National Park, Alberta





Lake Penache, Northern Ontario, where we rent a cabin every year


















The colours changing driving home to Northern Ontario.












Sunset in the Toronto Harbour





And of course, me and my dog Bailey, sitting on the dock at my Aunt’s summer home on Manitoulin Island, the largest freshwater island in the world!


Happy Canada Day! (and Happy Birthday to my sister…yup she gets fireworks on her birthday every year!)

Don’t forget to check out The Character Cafe for a digital freebie to help us celebrate Canada Day.  It also marks the first Work it Wednesday for The Character Cafe!

Ciao for now,


Those are some great pics Steph! Thanks for sharing... although now I miss AB... lol

These pictures are lovely Steph thanks for sharing!!!


great pics, really looking forward to my holiday there in august!

These pictures are lovely Steph thanks for sharing!!!


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