49. A story of Canada’s Titanic

49. A story of Canada’s Titanic

I think that everyone knows about the horrible tragedy of Titanic. Of course it was not the worst maritime disaster in history, but possibly, the most well-known.

But it is not  widely known that Canada has suffered a maritime disaster of a scale similar to Titanic.

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48. Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax

48. Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax

I think that museum are quite boring to cover when writing about traveling. But there are some of them that really deserve attention.

One such museum is Canadian Museum of Immigration in Halifax. Canada is a country built by immigrants, this museum is about people, and consequently, about Canada. I was very curious to see what it looks like and what can I learn there.

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1. It’s a Long Way To The Top (If You Wanna Rock’n’roll)

1. It’s a Long Way To The Top (If You Wanna Rock’n’roll)

How long does it take for a man to achieve a dream? For me it took almost 10 years…

Why do people immigrate? I believe that most of people are driven by rational idea of improving quality of their lives or give a better life to their children. For me, it is a bit different. All this matter, but first of all, I am chasing my dream.

The early beginning

It all started on a warm August evening of 2005. I was 17 years old and was about to start my second year at university. I was walking dog with my mom, she was telling me stories about when she and my dad were young. And then one phrase changed everything. Continue reading “1. It’s a Long Way To The Top (If You Wanna Rock’n’roll)”