Toronto Symphony Orchestra – ‘Symphonie Fantastique’

We were so excited about visiting the Roy Thomson Hall to see the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, lovely to see the CN tower in the background as we approached the entrance.  Downtown Toronto is very special, vibrant and lively at night. Continue reading “Toronto Symphony Orchestra – ‘Symphonie Fantastique’”

Toruk – The First Flight (Cirque-du-Soleil) part 2, the show


I first heard about Cirque-du-Soleil (Circus of the Sun) back in 2001 when I first met my wife.  It came up in a discussion once and she showed me some videos of them performing, I was totally amazed at what they did and I remember making an intention that one day I would love to see them with my wife performing live, and not just watch them on a screen in front of me.  I didn’t think that one day I would actually be going to see them perform live and be writing a blog about it!

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Toruk – The First Flight (Cirque-du-Soleil) part 1, the arrival

We arrived at Union Station, the busiest transportation facility in Canada.  Over 250,000 passengers traverse through here every day which is really quite something.   It opened in 1927 and was designated a National Historic Site in Canada in 1975.  It was also designated a Heritage Railway Station in 1989.

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