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A map I did for fun.

My girlfriend's family is coming for dinner at my father's sugar house next week and I couldn't simply send them a link to a Mapquest map with directions... :P

Data are from CanVec and I add a shaded relief just to add some texture because it's not really relevant in this one (it's a pretty flat terrain).

Hope you like it ;)

Francois

p.s. I just replaced the direction with Lorem Ipsum... I can't have more guests showing up ;)

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Nice map! What is a "sugar house"?



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Nice map! What is a "sugar house"?


I fear it has something to do with that one fairy tale... :unsure:

Cool map though :)
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What is a "sugar house"?


Maple Syrup Eh?
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Nice map! What is a "sugar house"?


I was looking for the translation of the French word "cabane à sucre" and according to the Grand Dictionnaire Terminologique (more or less the Great Dictionnary of Terms of the government of Quebec), it's "sugar house". Didn't know a better term.

Basically, it's the place maple syrup is made ;) (it also means, since my father owns it, that I have an almost unlimited supply all year long :P )

Here's the wikipedia's page. It's a little cliché, but it give a good idea.

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I fear it has something to do with that one fairy tale... :unsure:
Cool map though :)


Children do love to go there, but it has nothing to do with a gingerbread house :P Trust me, it's a 175 years old wood shack... you don't want to touch it with you mouth ;) (we do clean the place where the water is boiled though ;) )

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Nice map! What is a "sugar house"?


Basically, it's the place maple syrup is made ;) (it also means, since my father owns it, that I have an almost unlimited supply all year long :P )


Ahhh, thanks for the clarification! All the free and fresh maple syrup you can handle! That would be a dream come true for me.



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We used to call it the "Sugar Shack"

Syrup Taffy rolled in fresh snow...Mmmm Mon Dieux!
The signature Canadian snack!
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une bonne vielle cabane a sucre tabarnak!

I just came back from one 3 days ago...Gallons of syrup, Vats of bacon, stacks of pancakes that dwarf the Petrona towers.. and a good few inches to my waist line.
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Gallons of syrup, Vats of bacon, stacks of pancakes that dwarf the Petrona towers.. and a good few inches to my waist line.


And I still have to wait another week... :unsure:




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