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Toronto is having an atypically warm first week of November with temperatures around 20C. Add sunshine into the mix and what better than to spend the afternoon over on the islands. Many others had the same idea. A few people were swimming, paddling, kayaking, boarding and sailing. In Toronto, in November!

What a lovely place to spend an off season afternoon! I had forgotten about this past weekend’s time change and was surprised by how early and quickly it became dark. While there were many cyclists on the ferry when I set out for Ward’s the passengers on the 5:45pm return trip were mostly on foot.

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017I’ve been itching to get over to the Toronto Islands and Tuesday’s weather was perfect for spending a leisurely afternoon walking about. Exploring is always fun! Even though I’ve seen it before there are always things I’ve forgotten or there are new discoveries.

Let’s start with some random signage.

003cr031073101cr104 I like the village feel of the homes and landscaping on Ward’s and Algonquin Islands.

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013crOf course there are nice views of the CN Tower, too.

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Fun things to do and a lovely escape for people who cycle, walk, explore, sail, kayak, canoe, swim or still want to sun bathe. I should have taken more shots with actual people in them! Oh well.

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107Next time I need to rent a bike.

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