If you want to see cool things, never take the freeway. Here is a collection of what I saw driving the 302 in New Hampshire. Yes, I like cool signs.

Willey House historical Site, Crawford Notch State Park
Willey House historical Site is pictured in the Crawford Notch State Park is seen in New Hampshire Wednesday June 12, 2013. formerly a small inn and residence in Crawford Notch, The Willey House is the site of a landslide that claimed nine lives in August of 1826.
Russell snow plow #68
The Russell snow plow #68 is left to decay at the Bartlett Roundhouse in Bartlett, New Hampshire Wednesday June 12, 2013. The Maine Central Railroad Company was chartered in 1856 and was purchased by U.S. Filter Corporation in 1980. Built in 1923 for the Portland Terminal Railroad Company, a subsidiary of the Maine Central Railroad, it was purchased in 1975 by the Conway Scenic Railroad.
Railroad car of the Maine Central Railroad Company
An abandoned railroad car of the Maine Central Railroad Company is seen at the Bartlett Roundhouse in Bartlett, New Hampshire Wednesday June 12, 2013. The Maine Central Railroad Company was chartered in 1856 and was purchased by U.S. Filter Corporation in 1980.
Bretton Woods Monetary Conference marker
The Bretton Woods Monetary Conference marker in Carroll, New Hampshire Wednesday June 12, 2013. The Bretton Woods Conference, formally known as the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference, was the gathering of all 44 Allied nations to regulate the international monetary and financial order after the conclusion of World War II.
Crawford Notch State Park
The Crawford Notch State Park is seen in New Hampshire Wednesday June 12, 2013. Located on U.S. Highway 302, in northern New Hampshire, the park occupies the center of Crawford Notch, a major pass through the White Mountains.

Here are some photos from Ann Arbor that could not fit into the story I was there for – Michigan: an outside the box foodie destination.

Ann Arbor Nichols Arboretum
The "Fairy Woods and troll hollow" is seen at the Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, Michigan Friday June 7, 2013. Designed in 1906 by O. C. Simonds, Nichols Arboretum is operated by the University of Michigan.
Small boy in a Peony field at the Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor
A small boy is seen in a peony field at the Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, Michigan Friday June 7, 2013. Paeonia (peony or paeony) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Paeoniaceae.
The Cube sculpture in Ann Arbor
A man is seen atop of The Cube sculpture in Ann Arbor, Michigan Thursday June 6, 2013. Formally known as The Cube "Endover", the Cube is a large cube shaped sculpture created by Tony Rosenthal in 1968.

I took some feature photos at the Carnaval de Quebec winter Carnival yesterday for the Globe and Mail. Weekdays are pretty slow at the Carnaval and it make the task to find great images difficult.

You can find more images and photos of the Carnaval de Quebec winter carnival in my stock photo web site.

Revellers play in a giant human Foosball game at the Carnaval de Quebec winter Carnival in Quebec City Wednesday February 13, 2013. The Carnaval de Quebec is one of the biggest winter festival in the World.
Carnaval de Quebec
(From left to right) Michael Shiozaki, Michal Bian, Nadim Lalani and Morgan Young, from Toronto, take part into the Carnaval de Quebec winter Carnival in Quebec City Wednesday February 13, 2013.

Quebec city Ice Hotel / Hotel de Glace de Quebec
The Quebec city Ice Hotel is pictured in Quebec city Sunday January 6, 2013. The first ice hotel in North America, L'Hôtel de glace de Quebec is located in Quebec borough of Charlesbourg, 10 km from downtown.
Quebec city Ice Hotel / Hotel de Glace de Quebec
A suite of the Quebec city Ice Hotel is pictured in Quebec city Sunday January 6, 2013.
Quebec city Ice Hotel / Hotel de Glace de Quebec
The chapel of the Quebec city Ice Hotel is pictured in Quebec city Sunday January 6, 2013.

In just a matter of minutes, my friend and my guide for the Montreal Mile End neighbourhood Patrice and I walked by two old men sweeping in front of their apartment. It was a fun walk discover this part of the famous Plateau. In Montreal, Mile End is part of the Plateau-Mont-Royal borough, but with a greater mix of Anglophone and Francophone multicultural population.

Mile End, Plateau-Mont-Royal, Montreal
An Hassidic Jewish man sweeps the sidewalk of a residential street in front of an apartment building in the Mile End neighbourhood of the Plateau-Mont-Royal borough in Montreal Friday October 26, 2012. Mile End is part of the Plateau-Mont-Royal borough in terms of Montreal's municipal politics, but more multicultural with a mix of Anglophone and Francophone populations.
Mile End, Plateau-Mont-Royal, Montreal
A man sweeps a stair of an apartment building in the Mile End neighbourhood of the Plateau-Mont-Royal borough in Montreal


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