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Ceramics from Sandra Ledingham.

Now that we are back home from our wonderful trip I had the opportunity to photograph some of Sandra Ledingham’s wonderful works. Sandra is capable of huge range of work in the ceramic world and […]

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End of a Great Trip

I can begin to feel that inherent dichotomy of “sad to be finished” and “happy to be heading home” creeping into my bones. On our last day in Amsterdam we incorporated some bike riding, some […]

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Durgerdam, Holysloot and Back

Shining sun, mild wind, well above zero, rented bikes beneath us and off we go for a day of exploration.  Bike locking in Amsterdam is more casual than Saskatoon.  Your bike is considered quite safe […]

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Amsterdam

Attempts by Aeroflot employees to sabotage our departure from Moscow were thwarted after we exhausted the efforts of the first three agents. They insisted that our flight was booked for Feb. 18 and not the […]

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Moscow Musings

After sifting my thoughts about Russia through the mesh of: – no knowledge of the Russian language – only 9 days in a large urban city – little opportunity to talk to locals – no […]

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Goodbye Moscow

A stroll around our neighborhood, a trip to Gorky Park and a walk along the Moscow River completed our last day in Moscow. Smoking is much more common than I would see in Saskatoon. A […]

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Tourist Day in Moscow

Sun, glorious sun. We awoke to a brilliant sky with no lingering fog, providing a nice change to head out and explore Moscow on our own.  As I looked out our hotel window I was […]

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What a Day

This was an absolutely jammed packed day with one exciting event after another. We began by heading out with the other 8 million people on the Moscow Metro and were surprised to see the Metro […]

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Last Day of Congress

Today was Cathy’s turn to present at the Winter Cycling Congress.  The format for this session was “Speed Dating” where 8 individuals set up at tables and participants gathered at their preferred table to hear […]

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Architectural Tour.

Today we were able to experience the joy and challenge of riding bicycles in Moscow.  Twenty-four intrepid cyclists signed up for a tour with a local guide who started a company 4 years ago giving […]

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