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Jun082013

Downtown Toronto North to South part three

Toronto is a city of hospitals, hotels and skyscraper urban renewal in the downtown district north of the harbourfront. Cranes and condominiums fill the skyline. These are simply images I saw in Toronto and not a guide to things a tourist should see. The subway ride  from the Bloor Yorkville luxury hotel area with Four…

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Jun062013

InterContinental Yorkville Toronto hotel review

Bloor Yorkville is the high-end shopping district of Toronto, sometimes referred to as the ‘mink mile’. Is that politically correct to say these days? I picked up that name from the district description in the Official Toronto Visitor Guide 2013. Toronto appeared to me as an environmentally conscious city with activists recruiting other ecologically minded…

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Jun042013

Centre Island Toronto photo essay

One of Toronto’s main attractions is a Harbour Cruise or ferry ride over to the Toronto Islands. Centre Island is the largest of the islands. Two facts highlighted on three different tours I made while in Toronto is Hanlan Point is where Babe Ruth hit his first professional baseball home run September 5, 1914 and…

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Jun012013

High in Toronto up the CN Tower

CN Tower in Toronto was for many years the tallest tower in the world (1,815 ft.) from 1975-2007. Now it has dropped to #3. Yesterday I visited the CN Tower adjacent to the Toronto Convention Center. Blogger disclosure: One of the freebies of attending TBEX Toronto is complimentary admission to a variety of Toronto attractions…

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Sep292012

Traveler Impressionism in Costa Brava, Spain

Spain was a Salvador Dali-like experience for me of time moving like melting clocks through a landscape of history, culture, and modern life. The persistence of memory from 12 days wandering or being guided through Catalonia left me with a trail of traveler impressions. My wife explains learning in this way to 5-year-old children she…

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Jun222012

Keystone Lodge pictorial–Part 2

Last weekend I stayed at the Keystone Resort in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Travel Blog Exchange 2012 TBEX conference brought me to Keystone and in some ways showed the very best the resort had to offer, although the conference schedule was so packed that an extra day or two just to chill around the…

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