Places to Go

European Festival (Volume 2)…

In the blink of an eye summer has begun and full-swing festival season is upon us.  The weather has been wonderful and the weekends full of opportunities to be out and about, but we are still a little wistful about last summer and our amazing European vacation. The European Festival was a good opportunity for us to get our fix of all things European, and so we did!  Beginning, of course, with the childrens’ passports. My little list maker was on task and focused so we were sure to collect a complete set of stamps:

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I always love the cultural displays. There is nowhere else in town I could possibly find this much embroidery and pottery all in one place…

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One of the things I miss from Europe – slivovica!

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Gorgeous pysanki – Miss G. tried her hand at the age old art for the first time too!

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Boleslawiec from Poland… If I ever get there I will load my suitcase with these lovely pieces…

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Amazing dancing…

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…which put us in the mood for a little recreation of our own…

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…before running into our favourite traveling minstrels! (Named after my favourite brandy. Coincidence?)

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This year the feature country was Turkey. Their booth was gorgeous too… Hopefully we will get there in person someday soon…

IMG_6288 IMG_6290 IMG_6291 IMG_6292 On our way past the food carts we ran into Uncle Trevor and his yummy looking snack…

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…but we hadn’t finished seeing the cultural displays. Back on task!

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One more pass by the grand stage…

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…and a quick moment to relax before heading out into the sunset…

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…only the beginning of a summer of adventures. So many places in the world to wander…

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