|Little Miss Livia and her Grandfather|
One of the joys of visiting Ottawa, Canada, was seeing the kids and grandkids, little Miss Livia (above) for instance, and little Master Fred. They are both growing like weeds.
|Little Miss Livia and her Grandmother|
|Chateau Laurier, a major hotel, dominates this streetscape|
Timber would be transported along the river from the Ottawa Valley to Quebec City.
|One of the Rideau Canal Locks|
I think it's quite beautiful!
|In front of Parliament|
If you didn't remember that from school, you just have to take one look at soldiers on parade in the photos above and below.
|The parade halts traffic for a while|
Ottawa is an interesting city. You only have to cross one of its three rivers to be in a completely French speaking neighborhood.
|Linnea, Christian and my dear sister-in-law, Kirsti|
|St. Patrick's Basilica|
But you can only sight-see so much before you have to go for a burger.
Looks like you could do lots of walking.
Lots. Of. Walking.
The average temperature in the summer rarely goes about 80 degrees F. That sounds great to me! The winters, however, are COLD.
Very, very cold.
|I believe this is a museum near the government buildings.|
|The flower market|
|Fred enjoying some time with his grandparents!|
|Boats on the river|
|I love this building, especially the curving stairway|
Preferably in the summertime, eh!
|Fred and his Uncle Christian by the Parliament building|