We had poutine at a chip wagon, the best in Ottawa. Poutine is french fries covered in cheese curds and gravy. We also went to the parliment to watch the changing of the guards, and the war museum. We also saw a lot of bike trails.   Canada’s War Memorial.  The building is neat the […]

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Ile d’Orleans

Île d’Orléans is a large (34 km) Island in the Saint Lawrence River just north of Quebec City.  I suggest driving the road that circles the island in a counter clockwise direction. The first stop is at the Southwesterly end of the island and the Chocolate Store. There is a place to grab regular food. […]

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Charlevoix – Quebec

Baie-Saint-Paul While BSP promotes itself as artisan community, you need to head further north to experience the Charlevoix artisan.  Main street in BSP is store after store of bric-brac an not local artisans.  There is an abundance of statuary on display around town.  However the drive into and out of BSP is itself worth the […]

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Toronto’s Art Gallery of Ontario

  The Art Gallery of Ontario is worth the trip and the price.   The gallery contains a vast representation of Canadian artists.  The building itself is a piece of art.  Unlike the art hanging on it’s walls you can photograph the building inside and out.   The building received a make-over recently.  The new look […]

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Eastern Townships – Montreal

  If you are into Cycling and wineries then this area east of Montreal  and North of Vermont is definitely for you.  Quebec has done a great job growing the winemaking industry.  There is a well marked route that takes you past each of the areas wineries.  The wineries present themselves very well.  The make […]

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