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Leonardo Da Vinci’s Canal Lock is his longest standing most successful invention. Centuries later, the miter lock is still used in most canals and waterways around the world including Panama Canal. It replaced the old  Portullis Lock which was basically a …

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  Promising Starts After crying the blues about the system, when I was nearing the end of my rope that’s when it all falls into place. I managed to accomplish something today that made me very proud of myself. I …

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Mom and I started off our last day waking up to snow. My cold kicked my ass, so we decided to take it easy and stick to the bus tour. We bundled up and made our way to the centre …

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Once upon a time a Canadian family decided to go on a one year sabbatical in hopes to find a new life in Europe that centered around the idea of spending more time together. They searched Europe looking for viable …

Milano Bus Tour – A Line

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  Milano has a hop on hop off bus tour like Barcelona and Budapest. Without a car, we decide to try the two day tour for 20€. Pleased to start off at Piazza Castello where the Sforza castle is located, …

 

Piazza Dei Mercanti & Duomo Roof Top View

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  Milano! You either love it or hate it here or at least that’s what the tourist book says. Milano on first glance is noisy, crowded, busy and dirty. On second glance you will find a lively culture, with people …

 

Daniel Tree Climbing Extraordinaire

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Melted cheese under a grill, served over boiled potatoes and a variety of traditional meats. We spend our Sunday afternoon sampling the fine wines of the Languedoc. After, our hosts take us for a walk to work off our lunch. …

 

Showing Mom Barcelona – Photo Gallery

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Mom has been visiting our family in France for over six weeks and with Daniel and Angelina’s school schedule, we have not shown her much of France or the neighbouring countries. We decided to change all that and take her …

 

Vias Plage Southern France Languedoc

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Happy and Safe Travels, The Hamori Family

 

Gaudi’s Güell Park – Barcelona Spain

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Gaudi created Güell Park with the intension of establishing an elite neighbourhood for 60 houses in a setting high on the hillside, away from the smoke and pollution of the city of Barcelona below. The park and its roads were …