Tag Archives: Where’s My Backpack?

Riding the Niagara Rapids in a Jetboat

“This will not keep you dry. Nothing will keep you dry!” This was the pep talk we received from the crew as they handed out heavy, yellow rain ponchos prior to the first time I rode the Niagara Rapids. And … Continue reading

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The Red Bull Air Race

As you may know, I love planes. And I also love motor racing. So what could be better than an aeroplane race? Not much, in my book! The Red Bull Air Race World Championship is a series of races the … Continue reading

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Autumn in Algonquin

Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario is a wonderful escape, no matter what the season. But in autumn, when the trees change colour, it’s simply spectacular. Rich, Sue and I used to make the 200 or so mile trip to Algonquin … Continue reading

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Brad’s Got It Covered!

Despite spending the last few days running around Puerto Rico, when I saw the photo themes from Pete (of The Daily Post) and Ailsa (of Where’s My Backpack?) were respectively Cover Art and Numbers, I knew I had to find … Continue reading

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San Marino Dreamland

Similar to the Vatican City, the Republic of San Marino is like a tiny land-locked island surrounded by the sea that is Italy. And at just 24 square miles, with a population of around 30,000 people, it’s a tiny island … Continue reading

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Bountiful Grenada

After our experiences on Dominica, we made the decision to cancel our rental car in Grenada before we even arrived, opting to hire a driver for the day (which isn’t as expensive as it sounds). It definitely proved to be … Continue reading

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Gentlemen (and Ladies), Open Your Wallets!

Driving a Formula 1 car is not for the faint of heart, as we rediscovered at the Hungarian Grand Prix in July. But the prices at the merchandise stands can also bring on palpitations! This post is inspired by the … Continue reading

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