What a beautiful and historic old town. When travelling in Eastern Ontario, the area between Kingston and Brockville and the fantastic places in between are well worth a 2 or 3 day stop-over.
To discover something of interest about Kingston:
You’ve seen it. Probably driven by it a million times and never really took the time to take a close look. Well, here is your chance to take a closer look and to find out what the story behind the place is.
Another in our series on the: Sights & Sounds of Ilo². The abandoned De la Rama Mansion which has a really interesting back story. Make sure to check it out.
Many Filipinos live in homes just like the one pictured above. They live happy and contented lives…
The first Orthodox Chapel to be built was built by group of fisheries workers who had settled in Umnak on what is now Unalaska Island in the late 1760’s. The original church is shown in the Alaska State Library’s Heritage Collection photo above and the settlement is shown in the painting by Louis Choris in 1816. The territory was claimed by the Russians after its discovery and exploration by Vitus Behring in the 1740s. Continue Reading
Pope Francis will be in the Philippines from January 15 to January 19, 2015, for a state and pastoral visit. View his complete itinerary by clicking on the ‘GO’ button below:
Ketchikan and area are situated in a “Temperate Rain Forest”, an interesting factoid, given that it is in Alaska. But don’t that fool you! We’ll talk about that a little later.
Ketchikan then named itself “Salmon Capital of the World”. Hmm!