In case you don’t know, or have forgotten, there’s more than one way to escape the ever-growing condo sprawl of Toronto and light out for the wilds of southern Ontario’s hinterland – or at least cottage country. get to cottage country from Toronto. In fact, if you stay off Highway 400 and instead choose to lose yourself on the maze of side roads, county roads, and secondary highways north of TDot, as R. and I did during our recent weekend roadtrip, there are many routes to Barrie, Owen Sound, and the Bruce Peninsula. As you can see from the pics, taking alternate routes opens up Ontario’s picturesque countryside: a site worth seeing especially for newcomers and visitors to this part of the province.
Pearson to Union Station, the ride in
The new train service between Pearson and Union Station has been up and running for a few weeks now – and is already the subject of much discussion on travel discussion forums.
I won’t repeat the discussion here, except to say that there are some photogenic moments – of the suburban and/or urban bleak kind – that break up the 25-minute train ride. Unfortunately, I was unprepared when we pulled out of Pearson and missed some shots of condos and overpasses. Maybe next time… These pictures were all previewed and edited in the new Photos app on a MacBook Air 11″: not my usual Lightroom on an iMac monitor. The software is unfamiliar and the small screen on the MBA is difficult for me to really see pictures with any detail, so apologies in advance if these pics aren’t all that great…