Over 600 Displays at Nativity Show

Over 600 Displays at Nativity Show

The 20th annual Nativity Show at West End Christian Reformed Church runs from Thursday, December 14-16. Thursday and Friday hours are 6pm-9pm, Saturday hours are 3pm-9pm. The church, located on the North end of Candy Cane Lane, has stayed humble to its roots and spends next to nothing on advertising. Instead they have relied on word of mouth, a handful of posters, and repeat visitors like me to continue their unique Christmas tradition. This year, there…

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Florentine Leather (ROMEing Around 5)

Florentine Leather (ROMEing Around 5)

Our first official stop in Firenze (Florence) takes us to an unexpected location, a leather shop in this Episode 5 of ROMEing Around, a Millennial Pilgrimage to Italy. The Italy Pilgrimage series is now complete. Yegventures will be posting one episode daily for people who want to follow along.  The series travels through Italy with a group of Edmonton and eastern US pilgrims and goes to Rome, Siena, Florence, Assisi, and Vatican City. Along the way the…

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Road to Florence (ROMEing Around 4)

Road to Florence (ROMEing Around 4)

We head down by bus to our first stop on the tour through the Tuscany region to Firenze (Florence). Some minor culture shocks as we go to a rest stop in this Episode 4 of ROMEing Around, a Millennial Pilgrimage to Italy. The Italy Pilgrimage series is now complete. Yegventures will be posting one episode daily for people who want to follow along.  The series travels through Italy with a group of Edmonton and eastern US pilgrims…

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Night Out In Spagna (ROMEing Around 3)

Night Out In Spagna (ROMEing Around 3)

We meet with the rest of the group, have our first Mass, and enjoy our free night in Rome by taking the Metro to Piazza di Spagna (Spanish Steps), where Italy’s first McDonald’s is located in this Episode 3 of ROMEing Around, a Millennial Pilgrimage to Italy. The Italy Pilgrimage series is now complete. Yegventures will be posting one episode daily for people who want to follow along.  The series travels through Italy with a group of…

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Arriving In Rome (ROMEing Around 2)

Arriving In Rome (ROMEing Around 2)

I arrive in Rome, explore the Rome Da Vinci Airport via airport monorail, and get a first look of the hotel room in this Episode 2 of ROMEing Around, a Millennial Pilgrimage to Italy The Italy Pilgrimage series is now complete. Yegventures will be posting one episode daily for people who want to follow along.  The series travels through Italy with a group of Edmonton and eastern US pilgrims and goes to Rome, Siena, Florence, Assisi,…

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Flying to Rome (ROMEing Around 1)

Flying to Rome (ROMEing Around 1)

The Italy Pilgrimage series is now complete. Yegventures will be posting one episode daily for people who want to follow along.  The series travels through Italy with a group of Edmonton and eastern US pilgrims and goes to Rome, Siena, Florence, Assisi, and Vatican City. Along the way the group visits UNESCO World Heritage sites, sees Pope Francis, and experiences Italy in a unique light. Episode 1 of ROMEing Around, A Millennial Pilgrimage In this episode,…

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Museums of Hong Kong | #TravelTuesdays

Museums of Hong Kong | #TravelTuesdays

While in Hong Kong on one trip, I took over 13,000 photos. So for this week’s Travel Tuesday, it’s been narrowed down to the Museums of Hong Kong. With so much happening in the city of life, fragrant harbour, pearl of the orient, it’s only because it has a strong history and diverse cultural foundation. Most public museums in Hong Kong are free admission on Wednesdays. However, if you’d like to have more time to…

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