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NEW ORLEANS, “The City That Care Forgot”  (Part 4)

NEW ORLEANS, “The City That Care Forgot” (Part 4)

Gem and Lita June 11, 2020 0

While in New Orleans we embarked on a Louisiana Plantation tour to view the monumental plantation homes that bring to mind the dark legacies of slavery prior to 1808 when international slave trading was

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NEW ORLEANS, “The City That Care Forgot” (Part 3)

NEW ORLEANS, “The City That Care Forgot” (Part 3)

Gem and Lita May 12, 2020 0

No one would ever visit New Orleans in the southeastern US State of Louisiana , a melting pot of French, African, American, and French-Canadian cultures, without touring and exploring the historic Bourbon Street, the

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NEW ORLEANS, “The City That Care Forgot” (Part 2)

NEW ORLEANS, “The City That Care Forgot” (Part 2)

Gem and Lita April 7, 2020 0

Ain’t no city like New Orleans. As experienced a taste of New Orleans lingers as time goes by. Unfolding vividly in particular are the images of the most famous street in New Orleans, Bourbon

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NEW ORLEANS, “The City That Care Forgot”

NEW ORLEANS, “The City That Care Forgot”

Gem and Lita March 9, 2020 0

We have been in so many places on earth; however, there’s no place like New Orleans. Truly, it is a place like no other . It’s got distinct music, best cuisine that reflects its

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Springhill Winter Snow Park

Springhill Winter Snow Park

Gem and Lita February 11, 2020 0

Saturday, 25 January 2020, cloudy sky, minus 6 Celsius with slight windchill, and a little gust of wind – quite a perfect day for alpine (downhill) skiing at the Springhill Winter Sports Park .

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Palm Springs Winter Escape

Palm Springs Winter Escape

Gem and Lita January 14, 2020 0

Each winter flocks of snowbirds from Winnipeg and other parts of Canada fly south to get away from the cold. Although we’re used to embrace and hug the long frigid winter of our city

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Pearl Harbour Experience

Pearl Harbour Experience

Gem and Lita December 9, 2019 0

7:45 Sunday morning, 7 December 1941: the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbour is one of the most significant dates that has changed the course of human history. Coordinated Japanese aerial attacks over the

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ROLAND, Manitoba, home of the “WORLD’S LARGEST PUMPKIN”  (part 2)

ROLAND, Manitoba, home of the “WORLD’S LARGEST PUMPKIN” (part 2)

Gem and Lita November 11, 2019 0

The name Manitoba may not be quite well-known internationally; however, you’ll be surprised and also proud to know and discover the hidden gems of the prarie province: several places are world title-holders on their

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Early Autumn at the Roland Pumpkin Fair, 05 October 2019

Early Autumn at the Roland Pumpkin Fair, 05 October 2019

Gem and Lita October 21, 2019 0

Cloudy sky, intermittent rain, and 8 degrees Celsius – it didn’t matter at all! Group A families and friends celebrated early autumn at the Roland Pumpkin Fair (held every first Saturday of October) at

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Damascus, the “Pearl of the East”

Damascus, the “Pearl of the East”

Gem and Lita October 7, 2019 0

Damascus (in Arabic, formally Dimashq), the capital of Syria, is said to be the the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world. It was inhabited as early as 8,000 to 10,000 B.C. The city

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