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I Have Been to Canada

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    I Call It "My 2nd Home"!

    I will always refer 2 Canada as my 2nd home! Lived there for 2 years because I was studying over there; Nova Scotia to be exact. I loved the scenic views and the peacefullnes over there. I definitely would love to go back and visit or even continue with more studies...
    coconutzismyflava coconutzismyflava 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2008

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    Drive Through Canada - Will Stay Longer Next Time!

    In early Summer of 2011 I drove from Seattle, WA to Anchorage, AK with my son.  Helping him travel the 2,400 miles in only 4 days through remote wilderness was an incredible opportunity to see parts of the world we had always wanted to experience.  While not being able to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 17, 2012

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    I Love Bc

    I love it up in British Colombia.  Besides the gorgeous and fun cities of Vancouver and Victoria the back country scenery is incredibly beautiful.  I camp up there at least once a year.  The provincial parks are great places use as home base while exploring the...
    silverPDX silverPDX 61-65, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2007

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    Canadian Travel

    I have traveled extensively throughout Canada from Nova Scotia to Vancouver and many places in between. My paternal grandparents emigrated to the U.S. from Nova Scotia in the 1930's. My grandfather was a deep sea fisherman like all the men in his family. Times were tough and...
    femme7 femme7 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 12, 2008

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    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    I Was Born In Canada

    I was born in Canada and always lived in Canada
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 1 Response Feb 4, 2012

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    I Went Twice

    My first time was Niagra Falls and I loved it!  So beautiful!  My second time was when my man and I went to a Blender conference (modeling software) in Montreal.  I loved meeting the French Canadian people there.  I love the French language and it was so cool...
    Valentine Valentine 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 29, 2007

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    Canada

    i took a cruise ship to canada, went to buchart gardens, omg i felt like i was in heaven , the suken garden part was my favorite
    westsideblues1 westsideblues1 41-45, F Feb 7, 2012

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    And Would Love to Go Back.

    Canada is an absolute wilderness of beauty.  I would go back for a visit any time.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 13, 2009

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    Canada, Eh?

    I went to Canada to see the Niagara Falls a few years after I visited France. All I remember is that there were **** shops on the street and I wanted to go in, but I was with my parents. I also remember their music video station.
    ameeker ameeker 21-25, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2007

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    My family decided that we had to experience

    camping in Canada in the middle of summer...little did we know that our little pop up camper didn't have even close to the heat needed to counter the freezing nights we found...and the mosquitoes....were the size of small canaries...we came home with welts all over our faces...
    txtme2826881 txtme2826881 41-45, M Jan 13

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    I've Been To Nova Scotia

    In July 2010, I went to Nova Scotia for 2 weeks. I was on the southeastern side...about 2 hours south of Halifax. I was there to volunteer on a small mammal project through Earthwatch. There were 10 other volunteers, totaling 11 of us. The houses we stayed in were located in...
    hikerchick2011 hikerchick2011 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 4, 2011

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    mcrn96 mcrn96 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I Am Victor Meldrew Sometimes

    Last week the tree surgeon called to ask - for about the 20th time this year if I wanted conifers trimming. Not in a good mood to start with, I said 'only if it's free' - he said I can give you a good quote, so I said 'sod off'. He did.
    sunguy1 sunguy1 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 24, 2012

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    NewFoundland......

         Yes I flew there with the military for a refuel point. When the plane landed we ended up staying over night. Left the next morning.
    cjpsf5 cjpsf5 41-45, M 8 Responses Jul 8, 2009

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    Once I Went to Thunder Bay

    It was cool, the US dollar was kicking butt that day so I bought a bunch of stuff. The liqour is so much better up there, and stronger. It stayed light until midnight which was really weird to me. I just hung around town, went hiking, saw stuff, went shopping, drank a lot, went...
    SoMuchToSay SoMuchToSay 31-35, M 2 Responses May 17, 2008

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    Several Times.

    I live in Michigan. I've gone to Maine on several occasions, and New York on several others. We almost always go through Canada on our way. I suppose I've never done anything truly of interest in the country. I've slept in a hotel there once or twice. I've been to some gas...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F Oct 27, 2008

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    Never Had a Bad Time North of the Border

     I have been there several times and almost to every province but Nunavut, Quebec and NS. It was a given that no matter where I went, there were always great people who were having a good time. Like I went to the most touristy place I could, Niagara Falls. I was cutting...
    MaloB MaloB 31-35 Jun 18, 2009

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    I Want to Live There!

    I went there, and I love it :D I really want to live there when I get older :D
    coolycool93 coolycool93 16-17 2 Responses Sep 7, 2009

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    Visiting Canada

    I visited Canada but didn't get to stay long or see much.I do think it's a very beautiful country and hope to visit again and stay longer. I really would love to see a real moose in it's habitat and to see the Northern Lights also. I have some very good friends who live there and...
    ayankee ayankee 46-50, F 4 Responses Sep 10, 2009

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    Went

    I visited Canada when about 16, beautiful place love the wildlife, plus the ladies are gorgeous, I would love too go back. I wouldn't mind visiting again, Maybe hit up the club an smoke Some of that amazin Canada b.c bud. Yummy
    iwantcandy420 iwantcandy420 22-25, M Sep 1, 2013

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    Been There And Studied It

    I was fortunate to be at Northwestern while R. Barry Farrell was still alive. I was in his Canadian Studies program. Probably the personal highpoint was getting a bit drunk with the late Robert Bourassa, Liberal Premier of Quebec. Rene Levesque came to NU also. I have always been...
    HStoner HStoner 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 12, 2012

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    PEI

    i had to go through a part of canada on the way to Prince Edward Island..which was so amazing...i just hated that long bridge going across...i thought for sure i was going to die. LOL...it was so pretty though, and we stopped before we got on the bridge and i thought it was so...
    Br0kenAngel Br0kenAngel 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 14, 2007

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    Loved It!

    I went to Canada last year for a month. It was great. We went to Montreal because people speak French there and my mum wanted to practice speaking French. I had so much fun there though. I liked looking around at all the sights and exploring all the nice places. I liked walking...
    BrokenAngelWishes BrokenAngelWishes 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2009

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    Great Times

    I grew up in Detroit so Windsor Ontario is only a fifteen minute drive to the tunnel and 20 min drive to the bridge. When i was 19 we would go there to party because the drinking age was 19, and you could go to the casnios different clubs, and ***** joints to hang out. I remember...
    siggy10 siggy10 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 5, 2012

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    Bc

     I think BC is the most awesome place on Earth - stunningly beautiful; amazingly varied; Vancouver is an absolutely cool city; native art art is amazing (if Bill Reid was still alive I would want to have his babies); Yoho is unbelievable; Tofino is a gem; and the people in...
    clairemeredith clairemeredith 46-50, T 1 Response Nov 23, 2009

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    Nova Scotia

    Spent a summer in Halifax... in '81
    JRSK007 JRSK007 51-55, M Feb 8, 2008

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    Au Pair/nanny

    I went to Canada as a au pair/nanny for 8 weeks in April 2005, I cared for 1 year old boy/girl twins, they lived in a small town near Winnipeg in Manitoba.
    margaret1987 margaret1987 19-21, F 1 Response Sep 4, 2007

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    Even tho Im 13, I have been able 2 travel 2 a lot of different countries. Sweden, France, Ireland, UK, Italy, Croatia, Greece, Spain, Brazil, Argentina, Canada, Colombia, Costa...
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    I have been out of my abusive relationship for many years about 7 years now and it is still something that haunts me. I don’t really have an outlet to talk about it and try and...
    Ruger1212 Ruger1212 31-35, F Oct 1

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    Facebook blocked me from joining groups for 30 days but its been 30 days and two weeks and I am still getting the message saying I am blocked. I am having problems joining and...
    jashbagash jashbagash 26-30, F Oct 6

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    Married 11 years,been with her for 15, never set eyes on another girl since marriage.I loved her, adored her,never had any problems between us.Just found out that she has been...
    vinnew vinnew 36-40, M 19 Responses Oct 6

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    I'm 18 and my girlfriend is 23, and we meant at our local mall. When I saw her, she was very beautiful, thick and looked really shy. Since I am shy as well, I tried to see if...
    JacksonTheCreator JacksonTheCreator 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 14

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    I have been with the father of my daughter for 6 years. 3 and a half of them married to him. The most recent time two years ago he was verbally abusive and controlling. He would...
    butterflyhearts17 butterflyhearts17 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 16

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    I have been to a few. All vacation, however included in the list is my home country. Some I have been to once, others, twice and a couple several times. All have been enjoyable. I...
    2BlossomBlue 2BlossomBlue 51-55, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Have been and still trying to come to terms with the factor and entirety of it all I have been with my partner 19 years Oh the hindsight of all the red flags now I can look back...
    fivefoottall fivefoottall 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've had a few relationships, but only two of the girls I dated I ended up falling on love with. The first was my first love (a bit obvious). The second was my recent ex. I trusted...
    shadow2233 shadow2233 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Lately my emotions have been up at down lately. I'm not talking about being bi-polar but the things I'm surrounded with everyday seem to really **** me off. I'm not sure if it's...
    Arexa Arexa 13-15 11 hrs ago

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    Oh boy do I have a story.....Let's just start by saying, I do not need anyone telling me how stupid I am....no one can tell me anything I haven't already said to myself....I have...
    chitownfool chitownfool 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    I'm 18 years old and I have just recently found out that my girlfriend of 6 months cheated on me 3 times In the past week. My girl friend is 15 and is known for being flirty. I...
    Bry4n Bry4n 18-21, M 7 Responses Oct 2

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    Before I started dating the girl I'm with now, I had been in a relationship for 5 years with what I had thought to be a great girl. We had what I thought to be a great relationship...
    bluefireball4949 bluefireball4949 31-35, M Oct 6

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    In fact I have been to a lot,Germany ,France, Italy, Holland, Belgium, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, New Zealand, Australia, USA and Ireland but I have never been anywhere in...
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M 3 Responses Oct 11

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    This is my first time on this website. Everytime I have a night like this, I search for someway to express my feelings. The subject is that I have been in an abusive relationship...
    sfm21 sfm21 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 11

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    I'm really worried about the way I'm being treated by the psychiatric professional in the uk . I have been very ill for the last three years to the point that I can not even do my...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    My grandmother has been emotionally(and sometimes physically) abusing for 7 years, but I have never told anyone. She is the kind of person no one would suspect of doing something...
    Cassandrae Cassandrae 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Who hasn't been caught by the deception of another's selfish acts. I am not a cheater, never have and never would. Its not for the lack of interest either. Many women have asked...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    We could spend all night debating what love is. Some people will say I was too young to have been in true love. Some might argue it was a glorified lust. But I firmly believe it...
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    I have been attacked and abused by bullies most every day at school since middle school.. I've come home some days with concussions and other days been driven out in an ambulance...
    donthatemeimgay donthatemeimgay 16-17, T 2 days ago

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    My experiences have been both good and bad. I am interested in sharing what others have experienced. Thank you.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 24

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    The trauma of abuse is never fully gone from a person's consciousness. Its filthy stain leaves its residue on the soul forever. However, like all bad experiences, it is possible to...
    Cpaz33 Cpaz33 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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