Try to become friends with my brother's in laws lol his mother in law makes a great brekkie! Kept me going for a whole day! We had a busy day and it was clear we wouldn t have a meal again before late afternoon so you can imagine I was very grateful to have this wonderful brekkie. My favorite was the roast ... it was soft, yummy and just perfect!...more
Hans and I, along with Jacob and Nathalie, stopped in AARDEN'S CHOCOLATES Mark, a good friend of Jacob's and also Dutch, makes the most fantastic chocolates. Of course he let us sample some and also showed where he made the chocolates. Thanks Mark. I just loved the amaretto filled chocolate. MMMMMmore
Country hospitality awaits you within the cozy confines of MRS. MITCHELL'S. A circa 1890 one-room Ontario schoolhouse has been converted into an authentic 18th century charming and romantic dining room. Handsomely decorated with an open fireplace, tavern tables, oil paintings, brass, copper and antiques. The decor evokes Colonial times with a...more
If needed you can perform here, even at nite time :-).
Written on a plaque: Lion s Gazebo, donated by Stayner Lions Club 2002.
All roads seemed to lead to Stayner lol. At the top of a hill we often could see Stayner. That is, when we were driving home :) It is not clear in this picture but at the end of the road in the pic is Stayner.
This place is wonderful! Even if you are not buying! Three floors, 7000 square feet & coach house with home & garden decor, lifestyle sofa s, furniture, antiques, pine, textiles, gourmet, xmas year round, cappucino, too much to mention!Claims to be Nottawa s village s oldest historic site, established in 1865. Just what your heart tells you to get...more
When in Stayner, a must place to shop is AARDEN'S CHOCOLATESThere is dark chololate, mild chocolate and white chocolate, all with various fillings. Also there is ready-made gift baskets for that special someone.All products are handmade on the premises using the finest Belgian Callebaut chocolate.more
The best tip of all is read a good book. I recommend Memoirs of a Geisha! Start reading the first few pages the day before, just to capture your imagination, then you will not be able to think of anything else!
Thanks sis/Catherine/Cuckoo!! :) :)
Located north-east of Stayner in Orillia, CASINO RAMA is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Over 2,300 slot machines, more than 110 gaming tables, poker room, 9 restaurants, weekly big-name concerts and a 300 room all-suite luxury hotel & spa.Hans and I went in to see it and it was absolutely beautiful. Native Indian inspired interior with wood...more
WASAGA BEACH Provincial Park has eight beach areas, each with its own washrooms, changing facilities and picnic tables. The World's Longest Freshwater Beach attracts visitors from around the world. A swimming and sunbathing paradise, you have your choice of resorts, lodges, hotels, motels, housekeeping cottages and campgrounds.Activities include...more
The twin spires of the MARTYRS' SHRINE are clearly visible above the tree line as you approach the lovely town of Midland.A National Shrine in honour of eight Jesuit Martyrs, you can walk the same ground as these men of courage and faith did more than 350 years ago. They planted the roots of Christianity in the Huronia region of Ontario.Other...more
Haha that s about the most sporty thing I ve done when I was in Stayner, I really don t know whether there is more!
Equipment: Good walking shoes and an umbrella! Oh and do not forget when it s yr turn to cross the street, unlike The Netherlands where the lights go green, the light in Stayner is white.