Navigating the Canadian Fall Breeze
November 29, 2023

Navigating the Canadian Fall Breeze

Hey there, this is my impression of the , as the maple leaves paint the town with hues of red and gold, I'm here share the latest chapter in my . Picture this: me, a guy who used to rock shorts and vests in , now wrapping up like a mummy in layers to brave the cool breeze. Snowflakes? Yeah, they turned the landscape into a plain white canvas – my first snow encounter, and boy, it felt like nature's way of saying, “ is coming! … And you ain't gonna like it”

From the simplicity of slipping into shorts, my routine has evolved into a strategic fashion show of scarves, gloves, and thermal socks. It's like swapping laissez-faire for a crash course in cold climate survival. The fall, with its burst of colors, has become a daily spectacle, urging me to embrace the beauty in the chill.

This Canadian chill has flipped the script on my game. Every layer of clothing is now a defense against the biting wind – a newfound love for cozy sweaters and insulated jackets, who would've thought? Crunchy leaves underfoot, the aroma of , and a rainbow of colors have turned every walk into a sensory journey, and yes, touchscreen-compatible gloves are now my winter weapon of choice to get overwhelming shots.

Fall

The occasional snowflakes (my first time experiencing that), like nature's confetti that results in a plain WHITE landscape

But as the temperature drops, I can't help but marvel at the transformation within me. What used to be a fearless cold warrior has become a die-hard fan of warmth in changing seasons. I've found joy in bundling up, relishing the snug comfort of my winter-ready gear.

The wind, though, is the unexpected antagonist in my Canadian tale. Once a fan of cool breezes while sipping drinks with friends under the starry Rwandan nights, the Canadian wind is a different story. It whispers tales of winter's icy grip, making me trade my old shenanigans for a yearning for the warmth of familiar nights.

Yet, in this struggle against new norms, I find solace in memories of warmer nights, the laughter of friends, and the comfort of shared moments. It's a reminder that, despite the Canadian weather which feels like an open-air freezer, the warmth of cherished moments stays with me.

As the challenges unfold, stay tuned for the next posts where I'll share the real-deal journey of finding accommodation, means of transport and communication, job hunting, and unravel the intricacies of getting legal permits—complete with the unfiltered myths surrounding jobs and money-making for newcomers in Canada. The adventure is unfolding, and I'm genuinely pumped to spill the beans on the twists and turns that lie ahead.

With warmth amid the chill,


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