Travel Blogs from Lac-Simon
... animals come up to the bus looking for them - I'll let the photos tell the story!
Lunch stop photos:
On to Montebello Chateau - complete change from last night, this is a log cabin setting near a lake. Amazing wood work everywhere.
... a bike shop will have the specific tools I need. I didn't leave Ottawa until after 11am, and even though I only had a 55 mile day ahead, the late start through me off so much that I had to stop at a fry stand about 2 hours in for lunch. You'll not catch me passing up a poutine opportunity. The day's ride was beautiful, beginning along the Ottawa River and continuing through the suburbs and farmland. It is an easy 2 hour drive ...
Left Ottawa late this morning.Allowed time to do some more sightseeing in Ottawa. Stopped at a open plain zoo called Parc Omega. Many of North American native animals are housed here. The best were the brown bears who put on a real show for us.This resort is amazing due to the isolation of the resort. Set on a lake and 50 acres of manicured lawns. The resort has it's own marina.Rooms are over 100 yrs old.and is built from pine ...
... a grassed roof which grows a show of poppy flowers during Remembrance Day and a tomb of the unknown soldier within cleverly designed to shed light at 11.00am on that day to shine on the cross of remembrance. Outside the walls include both English, French and Morse Code of the words 'Lest We Forget'.
Later in the day we travelled north to enjoy the highlight of Parc Omega. We toured the 1,500 acre park and ...
... the guards ceremony. The bagpipes and drums heralded the arrival of the guards and the precision marching and rifle drill was thrilling to watch. A beautiful rendition of 'Amazing Grace' was very moving. Following our time at Parliament House we had a quick stop at the War Memorial. It is more modern in design than the one we have in Canberra with muted colours and incredible architecture including a grassed roof ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking