France – Part 2 Toulouse and Marseille
Toulouse Last week we signed off and headed 7 hours south to Toulouse. Toulouse is called “The Pink City” for the pink-hued stones used to construct many of the buildings. The city has all the charm of Paris, and...
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France – Part 1
Je ne sais quoi. A quality that cannot be described or named easily. It’s a line that perfectly sums up France. At home in British Columbia the history is in the hills and the forests, here in France it...
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Membranophone – mezmerizing percussion insturments of the world
Obviously we can’t touch on every membranophone in world in one entry – but let’s explore a few of them.   A membranophone can be conical with sloping sides, held together with strings. They can be open ended, and...
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Gimme the Beat in Toronto
Our crew arrived in Toronto on Monday, September 24th. We were all excited to be checking out another Canadian City. Toronto was our first Canadian stop for Gimme the Beat. Though we were still in Canada – Toronto is...
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