At the end of October, a very short trip to Canada took place (Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec, Niagara Falls).
The flight of 9.5 hours by airbus was easily transferred. This is not 19, as flew through Amsterdam to Bali! TV, books, and now, he is an unfamiliar airport. The plane filled out customs declarations. A sample of filling (in English and Russian!) Was in the back of a chair in a magazine. Standard questions – where, why, for how long, and the condition for importing foreign currency – an amount over 10,000 Canadian dollars must be declared. Border guards, customs – hard. We were warned that even with a visa, you can’t get into the country, everything will depend on the border guard, he can shorten his stay, and may even consider visiting the country inappropriate (?!). Continue reading
Every year, excursions to observe drifting icebergs become more and more popular. In Canada, this opportunity is provided on the Atlantic coast and the Beaufort Sea.
Newfoundland and Labrador are considered one of the best places in the world to observe drifting icebergs. You can watch them from any point on the northern or eastern coast of the province, because along them lies the famous “Iceberg Alley” along the ocean, along which icebergs go their way along with the cold Labrador Current from Greenland to the warmer waters of the Atlantic, where they melt.
You can also see icebergs on the coast of the Strait of Davis in the Nunavut Territory and on the coast of the Beaufort Sea in the northern part of the Northwest Territories. Continue reading
I really wanted to see the Parliament of Canada. I wanted so much that I almost easily arranged for an organized tour, knowing that in this case an excursion into the bowels of the Parliament would be guaranteed to us.
And early in the morning, under a harsh sky and in a cold wind, I stood in a long line of people who wanted to inquire about what was inside. Due to the early hour, the turn was humane – we managed to freeze, but did not die completely. Tour tickets are booked in advance because the number of visitors is strictly regulated. The tour itself is free, they are held until 16.00. But, as a rule, in the afternoon there are no tickets for today. Continue reading