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Offa’s Dyke Path – Day 4

Day 4 – Longtown to Hay-on-Wye

What could be better for the soul than a full English breakfast before heading out onto the path for another day of walking, and climbing, and descending, and climbing and walking …?

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Europe France

Paris, France

Eiffel Tower, Paris, France

Paris, France

Paris – getting there was half the fun or at least it should have been 🙁 . Unfortunately, the day of our flight, there was a switch to daylight saving time zone or some such occurrence and the North American airlines forgot to tell the European Airlines. The result, flight schedules didn’t match and the wild scramble at the airports to re-book flights, shuffle passengers onto other airlines, re-book connecting flights many miles away by standing in airport queues, etc., just to get across the ocean and then redo the whole process once on the ground in Europe, began in earnest. I realized fairly quickly what had happened with our flight arrangements and rushed to start the re-booking process to make sure that we had a connecting flight booked when we eventually got across the Atlantic. The easy part was estimating that we would be one hour later in arriving. The more difficult part was booking without knowing the schedules or what complications we might encounter on the other side of the Atlantic. I was able to get connecting flights booked so ended up in Paris only an hour or two later than planned. I can assume that others were not so lucky.

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Canada Explorer Ontario Toronto

Osgoode Hall – “Doors Open”, Toronto

Osgoode Hall – “Doors Open”, Toronto
This weekend, we were in Toronto to photograph some of the buildings which would not normally be open to the public for photography. The “Open Doors” weekend provides access to a great many buildings in Toronto, both public and private, and we had the pleasure of visiting a number of those buildings with members of the Ontario Photo Collective (OPC).