Niagara Falls
6,000 thousand years ago the Great Ice covered the earth ... The earth was quietly sleeping under the thickness of the glaciers, implicitly preparing for the Great Awakening. The sun…

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Travel to the country of maple leaves. Montreal
One has only to cross the border of the USA and Canada, as everything changes around. At first it is noticeable on the roads: it’s not that they are so…

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Blame Canada! - or New Year in Ontario and Quebec
It so happened that I rarely traveled in the winter to another winter. From winter to summer - yes, often. And from winter to winter - literally several times: to…

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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

OBSERVATIONS OF BIRDS AND LARGE MARINE ANIMALS
In the provinces of Canada, which are located on the shores of the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, excursions and cruises to observe large marine animals and ornithological tours are very…

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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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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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Overseas trip to Canada
In the summer, my husband was sent on a business trip to Canada. Naturally, I decided to join him, and even take our two teenage children. After all, there is…

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