Wine Tasting in Niagara
On a beautiful early fall weekend, it's great to visit the local wineries in Niagara for a little tasting. On this day, 13th street had hosted an art and craft show in their greenhouses and on their grounds.
In the tasting room of a winery near St. Catharines. The manager and her assistant graciously posed f...
This guy was selling mead and kindly gave me a bottle in exchange for taking his picture. Mead is an ...
One of the attractions at this fall festival is the Birds of Prey exhibit. You can photograph the bir...
The Balls Falls conservation area hosts a fall festival each year on the Canadian Thanksgiving weeken...
Pony ride at the Balls Falls Conservation Area on Thanksgiving weekend.
The inside of a Canadian portable toilet. These toilets are indispensible at public events, and are u...
Each year on the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend in October, the Balls Falls Conservation opens up the ...
A childrens' ride at the Balls Falls Thanksgiving fall festival.
Country church at the Balls Falls Conservation center near Vineland, Ontario
The lower waterfall at the Balls Falls conservation area near St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. This i...
The capital of Canada is Ottawa, in the province of Ontario. There are offically ten provinces and three territories in Canada, which is the second largest country in the world in terms of land area.
While politically and legally an independant nation, the titular head of state for Canada is still Queen Elizabeth.
On the east end of Canada, you have Montreal as the bastion of activity. Montreal is famous for two things, VICE magazine and the Montreal Jazz Festival. One is the bible of hipster life (disposable, of course) and the other is a world-famous event that draws more than two million people every summer. Quebec is a French speaking province that has almost seceded from Canada on several occasions, by the way..
When you think of Canada, you think of . . . snow, right?
But not on the West Coast. In Vancouver, it rains. And you'll find more of the population speaking Mandarin than French (but also Punjabi, Tagalog, Korean, Farsi, German, and much more).
Like the other big cities in Canada, Vancouver is vividly multicultural and Vancouverites are very, very serious about their coffee.
Your standard Vancouverite can be found attired head-to-toe in Lululemon gear, mainlining Cafe Artigiano Americanos (spot the irony for ten points).
But here's a Vancouver secret only the coolest kids know: the best sandwiches in the city aren't found downtown. Actually, they're hidden in Edgemont Village at the foot of Grouse Mountain on the North Shore.
"It's actually worth coming to Canada for these sandwiches alone." -- Michelle Superle, Vancouver
Text by Steve Smith.