Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Find the cooks of Keewatin 尋找當年桂船的廚工

Many people know about the history of Chinese in contributing their part in the construction of the Canada Pacific Railway.  Do you know that prior to the railway era in Canada, Keewatin and 4 other sister ships had catalyzed the Confederation of Canada?  All the cooks on board of these ships were talented and hardworking Chinese.

Monday, July 9, 2012

Historical S.S. Keewatin returns home 歷史郵輪回家了

Many people know the world renowned Titanic. Do you know that S.S. Keewatin was built in Scotland in 1905, 5 years earlier than Titanic for the Canadian Pacific Company to connect the Eastern Canada with Western Canada using the Great Lakes?  In 1965 Keewatin retired and was sold as a floating museum in Douglas on the Kalamazoo Lake in the States for another 45 years.

Friday, July 6, 2012

Revisiting the tranquil lake 重訪萬籟湖

July 1 is Canada Day. I drove in the morning to visit the tranquil lake in Port McNicoll again. My last visit to the lake was in a hurry and could not get the lake scene in detail.