The Pale Mountains from South Tyrol. Welcome to the Saga World of the Dolomites - De Bleke Bergen van Zuid-Tirol; Welkom bij de Saga Wereld van de Dolomieten
One of the most beautiful and well-known saga of the Ladinic area describes how the Dolomites got their particular pale color.
A prince lived in a kingdom that was free of worries and problems. He had a wish: he wanted to visit the moon. One day he walked, while picking rhododendrons flowers, in the forest when he suddenly heard voices coming from a white cloud. In this cloud he met 2 old men and these turned out to be inhabitants of the moon.
After telling them his greatest wish, they took him to the moon and fulfilled his dream.
Arriving on the moon everything turned out to be white, the earth, the mountains, the meadows.
Nothing escaped this white color. The visit of the prince caused quite a stir because he had brought the beautiful red rhododendrons. The prince was brought to the moon-king who was accompanied by his daughte…
Winter Tour Eastern Canada & the State of New York - Part 2January / February 2018Live from Canada
View from Terasse Dufferin on Hotel Chateau Frontenac Third stop: Quebec, QC - stay 3 nights at Hotel 71 in Old Quebec
I’am going to skip a detailed review from my overnight stay at Hotel Sacacomie in St. Alexis-des-Mont, although a beautiful log building, beautiful location and great spa, the hotel on its own is outdated and definitely ready for a make-over and price/quality is way out of context.
From St. Alexis-des-Mont it is only 2 hours to Quebec so time to take it easy.
Québec, the capital of the French-speaking province, is the only city in North America surrounded by a city wall and therefore one of the best-preserved colonial cities in the world. The historic center (‘Le Vieux Québec') is on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1985.
The French atmosphere can still be felt everywhere.
Quebec is in my opinion one of the most romantic cities in North America, after being h…
I call myself blessed that I have been able to spend many holidays in Canada, in every season. Despite that, I still have not seen a lot what this beautiful country has to offer, and I am afraid that I will never succeed.
Yet I would like to summarize this beautiful country for you, some may now think: yes, I have read this so many times before and that will undoubtedly be so, but there will be enough people who have never been to this beautiful country and maybe benefit from this blog. After all, it is not something you do every day.
Canada consists of 10 Provinces:
Alberta (AB), British Columbia (BC), Manitoba, New Brunswick (NB), Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario (ON), Prince Edward Island, Quebec (QC) and Saskatchewan
and 3 Territories:
Northwest Territories (NWT), Nunavut an…