Canada
Canada occupies almost the entire northern half of mainland North America and the numerous islands adjoining to it, including the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in the north, Newfoundland in the east,…

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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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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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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 and was built in 1988. True, many during an external examination are not only struck by the building itself, but by what it faces. And this is neither more nor less than an almost ten-meter metal spider, which is quite an eerie look.

The gallery was created in 1880 by the Governor of Canada and in the first years occupied one building with the Supreme Court. Subsequently, the gallery moved to the Victoria Memorial Museum (now the Canadian Museum of Nature). In 1985, a new museum of modern photography was attached to the gallery. And in 2000, the new gallery building was included by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada in the 500 best buildings in the country built over the past millennium. Continue reading

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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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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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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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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