Montreal
Montreal is Canada’s second largest city, spread across many river islands in the province of Quebec. It is a city of old mansions and cobbled streets, modern skyscrapers and picturesque…

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Diving in Canada
Vancouver Island Dive Tour (14 days) One of the best places in the world for diving besides the Red Sea is the cold waters of Vancouver Island, in particular, Port…

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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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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

Traveling in Atlantic Canada
Here is a map, a small slice of the Atlantic areas of Canada. Once upon a time, I drove along this ring route from Halifax to Halifax clockwise. This is…

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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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Types of Tourism in Canada
ICEBERGES Every year, excursions to observe drifting icebergs become more and more popular. In Canada, this opportunity is provided on the Atlantic coast and the Beaufort Sea. Newfoundland and Labrador…

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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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