Category Archives: Canada

Long Weekend in Montreal and Ottawa: Part 6 War Memorial, Chateau Laurier and more!

We’re at the end of the end of our long weekend in Montreal and Ottawa. I’ve shown many sites over the course of these six posts, but there was so much more we didn’t get to see. We were trying … Continue reading

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Long Weekend in Montreal and Ottawa: Part 5 Parliament Hill

We are wrapping up this 3-day long weekend in Ottawa. Gosh, this has been a long drawn out post – over 5 posts so far and there is still one more following this one. But, we’re almost at the end. … Continue reading

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Long Weekend in Montreal and Ottawa: Part 4 Bonsecours and the Old Port

The first long weekend of the summer is finally here! This is the time when people head to the cottage, start planting in their gardens and hopefully the warm weather is here to stay. I don’t really want to see … Continue reading

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Long Weekend in Montreal and Ottawa: Part 3 Notre-Dame Basilica

Our next stop in our exploration of Old Montreal is Notre-Dame Basilica or otherwise known as Basilique Notre-Dame de Montréal in French. It is one of the major tourist attractions in Montreal. Although it is a small basilica (I think … Continue reading

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Long Weekend in Montreal and Ottawa: Part 2 Old Montreal

This next installment is long overdue. After a week in rainy Florida, I am back in sunny Toronto. Yes, you read that correctly, I called it “rainy” Florida because it rained the entire week we were there. It wasn’t light … Continue reading

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Long Weekend in Montreal and Ottawa: Part 1 Olympic Park

The one request Cousin Mel asked of us was to visit Quebec. Now, Quebec is huge so the closest city to Toronto is Montreal and that’s where we headed on the Easter long weekend on March 29th – 31st, 2013. We … Continue reading

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Weekend Getaway to Niagara Region: Part 2 The Falls

Where do we take relatives who come to visit Toronto? Well, Niagara Falls of course! And that’s exactly what we did for cousin Mel – again! If you live in this part of the world, we often take Niagara Falls for granted. … Continue reading

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