Insel der Jugend, Isle of Youth, Island of Love, Berlin Island, One Place

From the series: Europe is Hot, Berlin is on Fire!!

I found the Isle of Youth! Located in the beautiful Treptower Park, the summer island beer garden, Insel der Jugend translates to Isle of Youth. Food, drinks and outdoor seating on the Spree lends to a beach atmosphere, completed by the colourful pedal boats, canoes and SUP rentals lazily circling the island. Can this island magically restore one’s youth, or is it just wishful thinking?
Insel der Jugend, view from Treptower Park, Berlin
Insel der Jugend, view from Treptower Park, Berlin

While out strolling in Treptower Park along the Spree River in Berlin, I spotted a

St Jacobs – Farmers Market, Hiking Trails, Unique Shops, Hand Made Products, Mennonites, and more

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If you could travel back in time, to an innocent age of local, *organic, pure foods, shops where the products are hand made, simpler clothing, and untouched nature, would you?  I just came back from visiting the village of St. Jacobs in Ontario, Canada and although I did not time travel, it was the next best thing!

Supporting Local Producers, St Jacobs Farmers Market, Ontario
Supporting Local Producers at St. Jacobs Farmers Market, Ontario

The St. Jacobs Farmers Market was

Mohawk Racetrack, Ontario Canada, Standardbred Horses Harness Racing

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Have you ever experienced the excitement of fast paced action, sleek, powerful horses, vibrant atmosphere, colourful sulkies, wagering and betting on hot picks, various dining options and friendly country folk – all in one place? We found all that and more at the Mohawk Racetrack in southern Ontario, Canada when we went to watch the standardbred horses harness racing!

Horses Race By at Mohawk Racetrack. Ontario, Canada
Horses Race By at Mohawk Racetrack

On sunny Monday afternoon, we were mulling over what to do

Mohawk Racetrack Standardbred Harness Racing – Photo Album

On Monday night, we had the pleasure of doing something new and exciting! Come experience the rush of live standardbred harness racing at the Mohawk Racetrack in Ontario, Canada – through my eyes. To read about it, visit my blog.

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