Lower Town

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  • Day4

    Ottawa is awesome!

    July 29, 2016 in Canada ⋅ ⛅ 24 °C

    Sat waiting for food after a brilliant day. Up early after a reasonable night in the cell, except for some annoyingly late and noisy arrivals at 1am. We bimbled along the Rideau canal before queuing for free guided tour tickets for Parliament for an hour. The pageantry of the changing of the guard was brilliant to see in front of Parliament. Trekking in the sunshine, we went down to the Canadian war museum, and encountered a beaver en route ☺ The Canadians clearly feel strongly about their contributions to WW1, with presentations on Vimy & Beaumont Hamel on the Somme. Back towards Parliament Hill for a tour of the Canadian Supreme Court, before a cheeky frozen lemonade from our first Tim Horton's which, while appreciated in the heat, gave us terrible brain freeze! Then a tour of the Canadian Parliament which was an odd cross between British tradition and American furnishings within the chambers. I got a souvenir Canadian Parliament puck for my classroom 😊 Then Royal Canadian Mint, where we held a gold bar worth four times as much as our house as well as seeing $360m of gold just lying around waiting to be turned into coins. Finally relented to my aching feet and retiring to a pub, where we eagerly await food...Read more

  • Day7

    Letztes Meal

    December 25, 2016 in Canada ⋅ 🌙 -10 °C

    Etwas zu essen zu bekommen am Weihnachtsabend ist in Ottawa nicht ganz einfach. Wir haben im Hostel gefragt wo man vielleicht doch noch etwas bekommen könnte. Der Diner der uns genannt wurde hatte aber dann doch zu. Also haben wir noch ein wenig weiter gesucht und dann auch noch was gefunden. Es gab dann noch Fish und Chips war echt gut aber einfach zu viel.Read more

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