NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION - GATINEAU BALLOON FESTIVAL August 22nd 2014 My love of hot air balloons began when I moved to Ottawa and discovered that one of North America’s largest balloon festivals is held annually from neighbouring Gatineau, QC which, along with Ottawa, makes up Canada’s National Capital Region. The “Festival des Montgolfières” is held there on the weekend preceding Labour Day, Aug 28 to Sept 1 this year. Balloons come in all shapes and size ... 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
Hi, everyone. I am a retired Canadian senior, living in Ottawa. My dear wife Margo and I used to love to travel just about everywhere, especially as “snowbirds” in the winter. Although we can no longer travel for medical reasons, I've been travelling and taking photos for many years, so I still want to share some tales and photos from our vast collection. with you. Cheers, Eh?
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