Tag: Ottawa

#3 Four Cities and an Island…. Ottawa, Kingston

Our timing was slightly skewed, a few days ahead of Canada elections, a lost opportunity to watch Justin Trudeau stride into Rideau Hall as Canada’s 23rd Prime Minister. The imposing Parliament buildings, the East, West and Central wings straddling the Autumnal landscape compensate for lost opportunities. We are in Ottawa, a city demarcated into two…

Four Cities and an Island…Montreal

Continued..Day 2…  The monotony of the bus ride and three-language monologue is broken by emotive swathes of autumnal hues out of a Van Gogh canvas, bold, vibrant tree-strokes against a dull sky as we speed towards Montreal, another flip-flop between antiquity and modernity. Montreal, located at confluence of Petite River and St. Lawrence, is the second city on…