Cold Canadian Capitals January 5th 2008 I decided that whilst I was in Montreal I would set off to see the capital for a couple of days whilst it was a short train ride away. I was very underprepared for the -24 temperatures when I got there and made a stupid choice to walk 1.5km to a museum rather than take the bus. I don't think I have ever been so cold. Ottawa is actually quite a small city compared to Montreal and is still very Fren ... read more
North America » Canada » Ontario » Ottawa A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the sou... ... read more
This travel blog will contain short diary entries and as many photos as possible over the 7 months that I am travelling. I will be starting off in Mont Tremblant and Montreal in Canada where I will be improving my skiing and learning some funny Quebecois French. In February I head off to South America to do a whistlestop tour of 6 countries before venturing North to Cuba, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras. I will be back sometime in June but don't even want to think about booking the return flight for the time being!
Sorry if the blog is quite boring - i can't be both... full info