Travel to Canada (Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec, Niagara Falls
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…

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Travel to the country of maple leaves. Parliament of Canada and Parliament Hill
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…

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Travel to Quebec City
So our plans came three years ago. When we were just going to the province of Quebec, we decided to soon visit the capital of French Canada. But things are…

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Museums in Montreal

Museum of Canadian Railways

The Canadian Railroad Museum is located in the southern suburbs of Montreal. Here are collected more than 250 thousand exhibits on the history of this type of transport.

Canada is a country whose history is inextricably linked with the development of vast territories through the creation of new railway routes. A museum was created in the depot of the city of Saint-Constant, which contains the most famous steam locomotives, diesel locomotives and wagons that plowed the expanses of the country throughout the 20th century. Continue reading

Cathedrals of montreal

Notre Dame Cathedral

In the heart of Montreal, on Arts Square, is Canada’s national historic landmark – Notre Dame Basilica – one of the most beautiful buildings in the world.

The cathedral, containing up to nine thousand parishioners, was erected in 1829 according to the design of James O’Donnell, an architect who revived the Gothic style. Therefore, from the outside the cathedral looks somewhat gloomy with its seventy-meter pointed peaked bell towers, which are directed upward. It is noteworthy that the ringing of one of the ten-ton bells, called Jean-Baptiste, is heard at a distance of 25 kilometers from the temple. Continue reading

Montreal Parks

La Fontaine is an extensive city park located in the heart of Montreal. The park is very beautiful; it is perfect for picnics, hiking and outdoor sports.

Lafontaine Park got its name in honor of Louis-Hippolytus Lafontaine – a popular Canadian politician and prime minister. The area of ​​the park is 36 hectares. Most of this territory is occupied by green spaces, however, the park also has two large lakes, a fountain and a small waterfall. Life in the park is in full swing both in summer and in winter. In the warmer months, Lafontaine Park attracts bathers, skaters, cyclists and just vacationers, and in winter lovers gather to skate. Continue reading

To the village, to the aunt, to the wilderness, to Canada
When I was looking for housing, I was unpleasantly surprised by the lack of hotels in Vancouver with the required configuration - there were no triple rooms for a reasonable…

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Whistler Blackcomb - Ski Resort
Whistler blackcomb Whistler Blackcomb is located in the city of Whistler, a hundred kilometers from Vancouver. The resort occupies an area between two very high peaks. The highest point is…

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VICTORIA, CANADA
Victoria is the main city in the Canadian province of British Columbia. It is located almost on the southernmost cape of Vancouver Island. This city is quite solid in size…

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Antigua. Travel to the country of Wadadli
Antigua and Barbuda is locally called Wadadli, and much of the island also includes this “Wadadli” as part of the name. The local Wadadli beer is reminiscent of the Dominican…

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