Ottawa - Canal & Capital.
Trip Start Feb 01, 2005
428Trip End Dec 31, 2018
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Through our usual diligent research we found that the main museum for all of Canada, The Canadian Museum of Civilization, was free on Thursday afternoons and evenings. We make it a mission to visit things that are offered for free! We did an enjoyable river cruise on the Ottawa River first and got dropped off near the museum. The museum gave us a wonderful overview of Canadian history and especially filled in the gaps in our knowledge about the Canadian Indians.
The following day we took a boat trip up the 150 year old Rideau Canal
We found that Ottawa, other than being the Capital City of Canada, had a wonderful library and we spent quite a lot of hours doing research for the next major stage of our trip (UK and Europe). Time to move on again..
Footnote: The Rideau Canal is UNESCO World Heritage listed.