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Pink and puple tulips

Ottawa Tulip Festival

May 23rd 2011
I have always wanted to go to Ottawa to see the spring Tulip Festival. Since we hadn't been able to skate on the canal this winter, this was to be our weekend in Ottawa instead. The tulip tradition started after the second world war when the Dutch royal family gave Canada 100,000 tulips as a thank you for sheltering part of its royal family during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands durin ... read more
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