Tag Archives: Hull

Nepean Point

You might recognize Samuel De Champlain – this statue is at the top of Nepean Point in Ottawa. Above, the Alexandra bridge crossing the Ottawa River, leading to Hull, Quebec. And looking downstream toward Chaudière Falls,  Parliament, and the Supreme … Continue reading

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Ottawa River – Victoria Island

Victoria Island is situated in the Ottawa River, right at the border between Ontario and Quebec. Above, looking upstream toward Hull and the Museum of Civilization. Below, looking upstream at what should be some familiar landmarks. Above and below, looking … Continue reading

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Signs of summer

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Go to Hull

Despite travelling between Ontario and Quebec, the trip from Ottawa to Hull is a quick one yet a trip that offers some interesting views. This spider thing keeps the National Gallery on the right safe from the inhabitants of Parliament … Continue reading

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How civilized

The Canadian Museum of Civilization is huge – so huge that I am posting two entries about it. Static displays, videos and live actors bring the museum to life – that being said there was a lot of life that … Continue reading

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I’m not sure

The First Peoples of Canada exhibit at the Canadian Museum of Civilization provides a glimpse into the heritage of the west coast and the peoples who lived there before we came around and messed it all up. This virtual exhibition … Continue reading

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