Canada
Canada occupies almost the entire northern half of mainland North America and the numerous islands adjoining to it, including the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in the north, Newfoundland in the east,…

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Travel to the country of maple leaves. Ottawa
Ottawa is a special city. It lies on two borders: it is only two hours to the US border, the second border passes through the city and divides the provinces…

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Canada
Canada occupies almost the entire northern half of mainland North America and the numerous islands adjoining to it, including the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in the north, Newfoundland in the east,…

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Governor of Canada

National Gallery of Canada

One of Ottawa’s most famous museums is the National Gallery of Canada. Its building made of glass and granite with octagonal towers was designed by the famous architect Moshe Safdi and was built in 1988. True, many during an external examination are not only struck by the building itself, but by what it faces. And this is neither more nor less than an almost ten-meter metal spider, which is quite an eerie look.

The gallery was created in 1880 by the Governor of Canada and in the first years occupied one building with the Supreme Court. Subsequently, the gallery moved to the Victoria Memorial Museum (now the Canadian Museum of Nature). In 1985, a new museum of modern photography was attached to the gallery. And in 2000, the new gallery building was included by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada in the 500 best buildings in the country built over the past millennium. Continue reading

Thousand islands
It was a long time ago ... Severe glaciers covered our young Earth and it seemed that it would always be so. But the sun warmed the blue ice, thin…

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Banff National Park, AB
I will say right away - Banff is not the way I remember him. I remember that from a year ago I promised to go to Alberta National Parks this…

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Travel to the country of maple leaves. Ottawa
Ottawa is a special city. It lies on two borders: it is only two hours to the US border, the second border passes through the city and divides the provinces…

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Montreal Underground City
In the 60s of the 20th century, the chansonnier Gilles Vigno sang: “Mon pays c'est l'hiver” (My country’s name is winter). Quebec residents have always known how to use all…

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