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Found architecture: The Big Apple

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If you’ve ever wondered where the world’s biggest apple is, look no farther than the 401 freeway near Colborne, Ontario. The Big Apple, which is, as you might guess, features a big apple, has been serving up pies and general small scale amusement since 1987. I like the big apple for a lot of reasons. An example of Novelty Architecture, …

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The Dulse of Grand Manan

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I’m a sucker for both ferry rides and islands, and so we loaded the car onto the Grand Manan Adventure for the trip to this isolated New Brunswick outpost. This beautiful yet ghostly island is known for one of our most unusual foods: dulse! Dulse is a type of red seaweed that is extremely high in protein, iron and trace …