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Visiting this city will bring you back in time to an earlier Canada – one of cobblestone streets, narrow houses, clanging church bells and horse drawn wagons.
Mingled scents of peach, honey, lemon, raspberry, and cloves rise under the warm sun. Over the years, I have single-handedly transformed my boring hillside terraces into a resplendent rose garden.