Travel to the country of maple leaves. Ottawa
Ottawa is a special city. It lies on two borders: it is only two hours to the US border, the second border passes through the city and divides the provinces…

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Buffalo Road, Niagara Falls
After 10 in the morning, when the T-mobile sales points were opened (at home I put on the map several taken from their website.) I stopped at one of them,…

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HALIFAX, CANADA
Canadian Halifax is the capital of Nova Scotia and the largest city of the country's Atlantic provinces. It is distinguished by a rich maritime history associated with its advantageous location…

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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.

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

Old Quebec

The old city is not very large, and there should be enough day for a surface inspection. Against the background of European cities, it would not be very noticeable, but for North America the square kilometer of a rather integral ensemble of the 18th and 19th centuries is a completely unique thing. Cities of this time are also in the USA (for example, Newport), but the architecture there is completely different. Quebec, despite the fact that most of the center was built or rebuilt under the British, retains clear features of French influence, and the presence of the fortress wall and the St. Lawrence River – the second most powerful North American watercourse – makes it unique. Continue reading

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 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

WOOD BUFFALO NATIONAL PARK
For those who have never been to Wood Buffalo, it’s hard to imagine the splendor of this place. The Woodland Bison National Park, which translates the name of the reserve…

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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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ECOTOURISM IN CANADA
The territory of Canada extends almost from the North Pole to the subtropical regions and from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean. Here you can see the most diverse…

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Calgary - Main Attractions
You can write about Canada as much as you like - this is the country of “maple leaves”, the birthplace of hockey, a huge number of lakes, waterfalls and endless…

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