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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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.…

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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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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

Montmorency Falls
Montmorency Falls is located 8.5 km northeast of the city of Quebec in the province of Quebec (Canada). It is formed by the Montmorency River (101 km long), which flows…

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Vancouver
Vancouver is located in British Columbia, on the southwestern tip of Canada on the Pacific coast. It is the largest city in the province and one of the main ports…

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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…

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Traveling in Atlantic Canada
Here is a map, a small slice of the Atlantic areas of Canada. Once upon a time, I drove along this ring route from Halifax to Halifax clockwise. This is…

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