Winnipeg landmarks - what to see. Complete guide to iconic places
It took a hundred years to the small town of Winnipeg, located near the lake of the same name, to turn from a modest settlement into a modern metropolis, the…

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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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National Gallery of Canada
One of Ottawa's most famous museums is the National Gallery of Canada. Its building made of glass and granite with octagonal towers was designed by the famous architect Moshe Safdi…

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cultural centers

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 is not 19, as flew through Amsterdam to Bali! TV, books, and now, he is an unfamiliar airport. The plane filled out customs declarations. A sample of filling (in English and Russian!) Was in the back of a chair in a magazine. Standard questions – where, why, for how long, and the condition for importing foreign currency – an amount over 10,000 Canadian dollars must be declared. Border guards, customs – hard. We were warned that even with a visa, you can’t get into the country, everything will depend on the border guard, he can shorten his stay, and may even consider visiting the country inappropriate (?!). Continue reading

Streets of montreal

Monland Land

Monkland Avenue is one of the largest streets in Montreal, and in addition, it is the most important trade artery of the Monkland Village area. On the street there are many shops, restaurants and boutiques that attract the attention of tourists.

Monkland Avenue was named after Sir James Monk, the homeowner whose mansion was one of the first to be built here. Until the forties of the 20th century, Monkland Avenue was a quiet, sleeping street, but subsequently it was chosen by representatives of small businesses and the area began to be actively built up. Today, Monkland Avenue is a multi-kilometer avenue where you can find many upmarket restaurants, expensive boutiques, coffee shops, movie theaters and a variety of shops. 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…

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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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What to try in Canada?
Canadian cuisine is hardly original. In gastronomic terms, Canadians do not shine with imagination. When asked what to try in Canada, french fries, burgers and donuts come to mind. However,…

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Calgary, Banff, Whistler, Vancouver
Distance Banff - Whistler 795 km. When we left Banff, it was snowing heavily. It turned out that in Canada, roads are not cleaned. I had to go on a…

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