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…

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Canada. Instructions for use
I dreamed about Canada, but somehow cautiously, timidly and uncertainly. Dreams were hindered by stories about visa difficulties, complete incomprehensions from which side to take on this country, and how…

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Quebec
Quebec is one of the few cities on the North American continent where a French-speaking culture has been preserved. Its historical center near the banks of the St. Lawrence River…

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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

EXCURSIONS
The excursion program in Canada is extremely diverse. It offers excursions along the historical routes of the country's native inhabitants and European colonists, visits to ancient cities and large administrative…

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Traveling Alberta (Canada)
Quoting my own story, “I dreamed about this trip for a long time. True, at first I wanted to go to the USA, Mexico, South America ... ”Of course, it’s…

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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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Big White Travel
The Big White Ski Resort is 56 km from Kelowna in the center of the British Columbia Okanagan Valley. Big White is famous for its stable and large snow cover,…

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