Travel to Canada

An enriching gap year in a host family.

01 novembre 2014 ~ 0 Commentaire

My impressions

In general, I found this country awesome ! Its landscapes are gorgeous. My favorite view is the one with waterfalls, and for sure, the Niagara Falls ! I think Canada truly looks like the USA, like everything is bigger than in France (glasses, ovens, quantity of food to eat, cereal boxes, etc) and they eat […]

01 novembre 2014 ~ 0 Commentaire

On holidays

People in Canada do not have a lot of holidays. But during the few ones we had, we did like everyone else, we went to Nicole grandparents’s cottage. There, in the winter we went skiing and we drove a snowmobile on the lake. And in summer we swam in the fresh water, we did new-boarding […]

01 novembre 2014 ~ 0 Commentaire

In September, the school year starts

From September to June, I went to school. I was in Nicole’s high school, in grade 10, like her. But there, they don’t have classes. They just have subject lessons with some different levels. At the beginning of the year, you have to choose some subjects and the levels you would like to study. So, […]

31 octobre 2014 ~ 0 Commentaire

The second month

After my first month discovering my new environment, I wanted to work but it was very difficult to find a job for one month and I was really behind. So I tried to volunteer and I was accepted in an association call « Dundas Community Services » for the Meals on Wheels program. It was perfect ! […]

31 octobre 2014 ~ 0 Commentaire

My first month

During that year, I lived in a host family. My new family was composed of a mother, Tracey, a father, Gareth, their daughter, Nicole, who was 15, like me and their son, Alexander, who was 13. So, during the first days I discovered them and we spent a lot of time together. We lived in […]

30 octobre 2014 ~ 0 Commentaire

The choice of my project and my destination

When I was 13, my brother was 16. At the end of the school year, he went to Cambodia, because our family who lived there offered him to come to discover an other way of life. Of course, he accepted and he really enjoyed his time there ! When he came back and told us […]

30 octobre 2014 ~ 0 Commentaire

About me

Hello guys ! My name is Agathe. I’m from Nantes, in the North-West of France. I’m 16 years old and I decided to take a gap year to Canada. So, I went for a year to Downton Dundas, in the South an hour away from Toronto, in a host family. I really wanted to do […]

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