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Last weekend, I was booked in jail in Ottawa. I committed no crime but I was locked up for two nights—without bail. It’s an odd thing, right? I was handed out a key to my cell, some white bed sheets, and a fresh towel. No burly, intimidating police or guards led me up to my […]

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Tulip Festival in Ottawa - Gatineau is on May 8-18, 2015.

The Tulip Festival in Ottawa is a Dazzling Show of Colours

The Tulip Festival in Ottawa is a dazzling show of colours, a feast to the eyes. When Tulips are in bloom, you can’t go back to winter anymore. In fact, when I was in Ottawa last weekend, it felt like summer already. Yes, there are many people out there but will that deter you from […]

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Parliament Hill Centre Block

Parliament Hill Centre Block Ottawa, Canada The Parliament Hill in Ottawa is home to Canadas Senate where legislations are scrutinized, debated and approved. The exterior and interior designs are architectural marvels of Gothic perfection: countless archess, buttresses and pointed spires are ubiquitous all over the building. Unlike other government buildings around the world, Parliament Hill is not a […]

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The Peace Tower

The Peace Tower Ottawa, Canada The Peace Tower in the center block of Parliament Hill is dedicated to 65,000 soldiers who gave their lives during the World War 1. Pointing to the heaven up high, it measures 92.2 meters and a freestanding bell tower (whatever that means). The bell chimes every quarter hour and it […]

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Ottawa: Parliament Hill Sunset

Parliament Hill Sunset Ottawa, Canada  Sunset in Parliament Hill is a spectacular sight of gold. Its mesmerizing, actually. When you to the back of the centre block building, youll see the sundown at its awesomeness. You will be overlooking Ottawa River and an islet in the middle of it where it is habitated with pigeons […]

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Ottawa: National War Memorial

National War Memorial Ottawa, Canada

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Ottawa: Fairmont Chateau Laurier

Fairmont Chateau Laurier Ottawa, Canada Fairmont Chateau Laurier is Ottawa’s famed castle dates back from 1912–which means that they are celebrating its centennial existence this year. This grandiose hotel has hostel dignitaries, royals, celebrities and plain citizens with bucks to burn. If their website has to be believed, it says that guestrooms are priced at $2! […]

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Ottawa: Confederation Building

Confederation Building Ottawa, Canada

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Ottawa: Parliament Hill Centennial Flame

Centennial Flame Parliament Hill Ottawa, Canada Located just above the Queen’s Gate of Parliament Hill, the Centennial Flame was erected temporarily as a symbol of celebration of Canada’s 100 years as a Confederation. But, due to public support, the flame still stands today. One interesting fact of this cauldron is that many people use / […]

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The Hottest Busker in Ottawa

The Hot Busker ByWard Market Ottawa, Canada If all street buskers are as hot as this guy, we all be damned stop whatever we were doing and see him perform. But, then, all the gays and girls won’t really be after his death-defying stunts and tricks but would be busy thinking how cute and hot […]

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