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
Antigua and Barbuda is locally called Wadadli, and much of the island also includes this “Wadadli” as part of the name. The local Wadadli beer is reminiscent of the Dominican President and the Barbados Banks. The diphthong in the name of the island in English leads to the pronunciation of “Antigu”, and Barbuda rather sounds like “Barbuda” – American patterns are not grafted here.
They flew well. The noble West Jet allowed to carry as much as a whole piece of free baggage on flights outside of Canada and the United States. True, feeding, as everywhere else today on our mainland, relied only on money – or bring it with us, and we will pour you a drink and give a napkin. We did just that. A 5-hour flight nevertheless breaks the day regime. Continue reading
Canada is a country with a wide variety of natural areas. In summer, marine recreation and ecotourism are available here. River banks, lake surfaces, mountain slopes and waterfalls attract here who want to see nature of amazing beauty. In winter, Canada offers guests its snow-covered slopes. There are many mountains in Canada. These are the Cordillera mountain ranges and the highest peaks in Canada in the Yukon Province, the Rocky Mountains, stretching from north to south for more than 600 km and occupying part of the province of British Columbia, the Apalachian Mountains in Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia.
Most of the Rocky Mountains in Canada are given the status of national parks. There are 5 of them:
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