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New Brunswick: Be... in this place ᐧ Être... ici on le peut

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Travel Diary: For this part of our travel diary across Canada, we are doing things a little different. It is not in chronological order with the other blog posts. We didn't spend that much time in New Brunswick so we've included our trip west and trip east in one post.
We had just spent the night camping in Quebec City and touring around Old Quebec. That same day we drove out of Quebec City with the plan to see how far we could make it before we needed to get a campsite. Maybe we could make it to New Brunswick!
We could tell we were driving later in the day than usual because we could see the shadow of the truck in front of us. We knew we had to find a campsite pretty quick because it was getting late. As it turned out we did make it to New Brunswick. We managed to find one but one thing we didn't account for was the time change so it meant that we checked into our campsite (Camping Panoramic) at 10pm at night which was a bit late. We felt a bit guilty about checking in th…

Nanaimo's Most Beautiful Attraction: Neck Point

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We were back in Canada after living in the UK for two years. Just because we're back, doesn't mean that our wanderlust disappeared. What we used to do before we started going on bigger trips is explore Vancouver Island. There is a lot of places to see on Vancouver Island and we have by no means seen it all.
In Nanaimo one of our favourite spots for a walk is Neck Point. It has to be the most beautiful attraction in Nanaimo. We have been there many times before and we went for a walk there when we got back from the UK in March.
Neck Point Hike in March:
It was cold enough that we needed to wear our jackets. It can be chilly near the water. The weather was perfectly clear that day.  Mom and Dad came with us on the walk. 
At Neck Point there is a little door in one of the trees where Elves supposedly live. It's a place where people can leave presents or take presents. It's a little thing for kids. While we waited for Canada to thaw before going on our cross Canada road t…