Canada Days 28-43
It’s been tough to keep at this (I want to be in the moment and somehow stopping to take pictures detracts from that), but rest assured I do have things I did. So here are some of the things I’ve done in these 20 days
Hockey rink in a shopping mall (go figure)
Ontario Science Center
Air Combat Zone (F-18 Fighter Jet Simulators)
Royal Ontario Museum
Side note: Subway in Canada has Cheddar Cheese Slices! (Why not in the United States?)
There are also some things I’ve done that I didn’t take photos for
- Visited Eaton Mall
- Played games at palladium (big arcade)
- Various restaurants
- Played at Casinos
It has been a memorable experience. I will be returning home on the 13th of November. It will be nice to be home (though I’ll admit it will be harder since I can’t expense everything). Still, I look forward to returning to the USA. It has been a memorable time. I’ll admit that aside from a handful of things, very little is different from here to the United States overall. It feels a little like Fort Collins to be honest. However, it was a pleasure meeting people and generally enjoying an area that I would not normally get to go to, much less on the company dime. There may be other opportunities in the future to go to other places across Europe and Asia. Maybe these will come to pass.
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, Niagara Falls
Canada Day 11-27
It has been a long few days. I’ve gone and done a few things for fun. One thing we (my co-worker and I) have done is visit the Royal Ontario Museum. It was a little like a jack of all trade museum. They had various sections, from life to ancient Canada to geology. I found this million dollar loonie coin interesting:
One interesting thing I saw was that Subway up here actually has Cheddar. Needless to say, if you know me, you know that makes me very happy.
This Friday, I am taking my co-worker home, and I think I’ll go visit Niagara falls. The weekend before, we ran into an issue with Canadian Thanksgiving. I had to work on the day that I would normally venture out. But that shouldn’t be an issue from now on. Some of the other things I might do is an fighter jet simulator, Legoland, and a haunted house. I did visit a cheese store as well. It was the first time I found sharp cheddar up here. Admittedly, it’s 30 minutes away, but it is good. We also went to a casino, and I doubled my money. $200 CAD turned into $410 CAD. Whee!
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, Canadian Thanksgiving
, Day 11-27