After driving over the TransCanada Highway which is the world’s longest national highway (8030 km) and one with nice views of mountains, rivers and waterfalls, we arrived for a short visit in Vancouver. Everybody that we met on the way and who has been in Vancouver before told us that it’s a very nice city … Continue reading
Our trip was really great till now but what made it perfect were the people that we met. That was also the case in Calgary were we met Sarah and her lovely family. Sarah’s parents were fabulous and treated us like their own children and made us feel like home. Sarah actually hosted us twice, … Continue reading
After visiting mainly big cities in the last one and a half months we really needed a break from all the noise and the masses of people and we probably could not have found a better place to recharge our batteries than the Banff and Jasper National Parks in the province of Alberta, Canada.
Toronto ist anders als die anderen Städte in Kanada, die wir bislang gesehen haben, ziemlich amerikanisch, mit Wolkenkratzern und ohne Altstadt. Im Zentrum, neben dem Ontariosee befindet sich der bekannte Fernsehturm CN Tower, der mehrere Jahre das größte Gebäude der Welt war. Im CN Tower sind wir abends hochgestiegen.
On Tuesday we used again the rideshare system to get to Kingston. Kingston is a small town on the shore of the Ontario Lake and the St Lawrence River in the region of Thousand Islands.
From Quebec city we used again the ride-sharing system amigoexpress.com to get to Ottawa. It was very cool because we met 2 guys that were friendly and recommended us a lot of nice things to do/see. In Ottawa we planned to stay 3 nights but in the end we stayed 5.
„Je me souviens“ is the official motto of the province of Quebec and it means “I will remember”. It says a lot about the people from Quebec who don’t forget their history, especially the part where Canada was under French leadership.
Die beste Nachricht ist, dass wir inzwischen auch unser Visum für Australien bekommen haben. Das Ankommen in Montreal war sehr unkompliziert, bei dem Büro für Einwanderung hatten wir erwartet, dass man uns ein Haufen Fragen stellt, aber alles ging sehr schnell,