North America Trip–YYZ to SEA
So I’ve actually been home for a week, but I’ve only now had a chance to sit down and work on the remaining posts for this series!
I had a fantastic time in Toronto. It was great getting to know all the wonderful people who work for RL Solutions there. There’s nothing like sitting down face to face to get to know people better. Well except maybe doing that over a meal – and there was certainly a few of those!
I did feel the effects of jet-lag kick on on the Monday, so managed to get a little rest in the afternoon before catching up with the Metro Toronto .NET group, where I was the guest speaker. Great to share with them.
My accommodation in Toronto was “down-town”. Right next to the Air Canada Stadium in fact (where the basketball and ice-hockey is played). It was also just a short walk to the office each day. Most days the weather was overcast and cold, though one day it was quite stormy and wet, so I made good use of the Toronto PATH underground and covered walkways
Friday (being the day before Halloween) was a bit of a crazy day in the office. Everyone dressed up and decorated all the work areas. This culminated in a company lunch and staff meeting. Definitely great timing to be in town to be a part of these.
But eventually my time in Toronto was at an end, and the flight to Seattle began, via a stop-over in Minneapolis. Nice bakery in the airport there by the way