Toronto Island

During our time in Toronto (29th June – 9th July, 2013) we explored several of its wonderfully diverse districts but one of the gems of Toronto is Toronto Island. Toronto Island is a little oasis just across from the city with parks, lakes, beaches (some clothing optional), a fair ground, harbour, houses, boats, bikes and […]

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Canada Day!

During our globe trotting we’ve been extremely lucky with our timing and been able to be part of several events including: Boston Pride, Francofolies, Toronto Pride, 4th July celebrations, fireworks, live music and Canada Day! We spent Canada Day (Monday, 1st July) in Toronto and enjoyed a free concert by the waterfront and some good […]

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Toronto Pride… Part 2

There was just too much campness at Toronto Pride to confine it to 1 post so here’s a few more photos. One of the things I loved most about Toronto’s pride is the diversity of the spectators and paraders, from young to old, quirky to extremely quirky and everything in between. The Gay Village in […]

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Toronto Pride…

Well it’s that time again readers… another pride and another celebration of sexuality! For those paying attention you’ll know that Toronto Pride was June 20th – 29th, 2013 and you’ll also realise how out of date I am on my travel blogging… Oopsy! After the fun and frolics of Boston Pride Toronto had a lot […]

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Toronto… Part 3…

Because of our plans our Toronto leg of the tour was split in two with a 2 night stop-over in Niagara Falls. We spent the first 5 nights in the The Planet Traveller (situated in Downtown near Chinatown and the Gay Village) and the remaining 3 nights (after Niagara) in The Clarence Park (situated in […]

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Toronto… Part 2…

After a late start and having recovered from the night before we headed out into the city. Toronto is a city with a lot going on and as we knew we had limited time we had to plan carefully. We knew we wanted to go to Toronto Pride, Toronto Island and catch the Canada Day […]

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Toronto…

Currently sat in the common room of HI Penticton sipping a nice cold beer after a hard day at the beach – but before I get to tell you all about today’s adventure I need to rewind to Toronto and do some catching up… We reached Toronto from Brockville on the trusty and by now […]

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