It was windy, rainy and sunny day in St. John’s on Saturday, November 8. From the highest point of the city – Signal Hill, you could see where the rainbow was born. It was born in the neighborhood with colourful houses and absorbed their colors.
Yesterday November 1st was light snow and grey and gloomy day. City got its first winter warning. However, do not make any conclusion about Canadian weather if you see rain, snow, and grey sky. Just wait half an hour and enjoy the sunshine.
Today in the morning we had a lovely sunrise although it was pretty cold. The grass and the roofs were covered with the light frost. After sun rose daylight brought back all autumn beauty.
University Avenue is a major north-south road in Downtown Toronto. Beginning at Front Street West in the south, the thoroughfare heads north to end at College Street just south of Queen’s Park. At its north end, the Ontario Legislative Building is situated. Many of Toronto’s most important institutions are located along the eight-lane wide street. Government buildings, corporate offices, commercial buildings, major hospitals and cultural institutions such as Four Seasons Centre, which is the new home for the Canadian Opera Company and the National Ballet of Canada are located on that most beautiful street of Toronto.
The portion of University Avenue is laid out as a boulevard, with several memorials, statues, gardens, and fountains concentrated in a landscaped median dividing the opposite directions of travel, giving it a ceremonial character. It covered with numerous trees, shrubs, and flower beds. That gives it the feeling of real Park. There are no rooftop billboards, and any shopping centres on that street. Restaurants now dot the southern end of University Avenue.
University Avenue is Toronto’s most ceremonial thoroughfare, with many of the city’s most prominent institutions.
Last long Thanksgiving weekend was sunny and bright. Probably the Nature presented to people last warm breath of Autumn. Although there are no a lot of colours around for now the beauty of Fall is everywhere. People spent their weekend to visit surrounding Parks and recreation areas. There were numerous events organized in that places. But mostly people enjoyed the weather on hiking and bicycle trails.
In Halton region that is located to the west of Toronto there are seven recriation areas. Each of them has something special to see and enjoy. One of these places is Hilton Falls. It is situated on the Niagara Escarpment and really good for summer and winter occasions. But the most spectacular part of the Park is small waterfall.
Wilhelmshaven is nice city on the coast of North Sea. The reason of visit was just to walk around, to see how local people enjoy their life, to relax with them and get good impressions and memory.
Islands in the ocean are isolated from the mainland and lead their outlying life the same as people who cut off from their natural habitat.
Life on the island follows to its own precepts, traditions, and style. Isolation and remoteness from the outside world bring inhabitants together to get through difficulties and adversities, make them more open and friendly to each other, give them a sense of responsibility and duty.
In such places guests feel cozy and comfortable, and become part of the community. Life here proceeds slowly, with no fuss and nervousness. People respect each other and are always ready to help.
Wangerooge is a small island in the North Sea, one of the countless islands of the ocean. However its proximity to mainland Europe does not give the feeling of isolation and abandonment. Just one-hour travel by ferry allows numerous tourists disrupt peaceful rhythm of local life, but allows island residents create jobs and keep track of everything.
The entire infrastructure of the island built considering tourism as a main activity.
The seacoast turned into a huge beach. White sand and almost colorless water, which is slightly stained in blue by reflecting the sky on a sunny day, or light gray on a cloudy day, give northern tranquil beauty of these place.
There are a lot of flowers and trees in this small town. Streets are crowded with hotels, restaurants, souvenir shops and expensive boutiques.
The centre of the town is a big promenade. The only vehicles are bicycles. Local people use their cars just to go out of island. This is why the air is fresh and clean smelling salty water and wind.
There is a small cute train on the island, which brings tourists from the port to the railway station in town and gets them back to the ferry.