"GATINEAU was Hull" Top 5 Page for this destination Hull by kenHuocj
Hull Travel Guide: 87 reviews and 200 photos
The Outaouais (Ottawa) River separates the two provinces of Quebec and Ontario within the National Capital Region, obviously languages variations and either side of the river operating from different Provincial Governments, but co-exist they do
For us on the Anglophone side of the Ottawa River,
to cross the MAPeC bridges does provide us a Francophone lifestyle, plsu buying wine and beer after hours from Depanneurs
Macdonald Catrier Bridge the first bridge on the east from the 416 highway past DFAIT and Ismaili Imamat, across the river then straight ahead for Route 5 or turn right to get to Route 50 that takes one to Laval/Montreal
The Royal Alexandra Bridge, is the Interprovincial Bridge is a steel truss cantilever bridge. What was once for CPR trains but also had a track for local electric trolley service between Ottawa and Hull, is not cars and pedestrian on the west deck is for pedestrians with a good view of the Parliament , Cnal Locks and Museum of History
Portage bridge is a continuation of the Wellington St past National Archives, the bridge cross over Victoria Island with the Old Mill on the right then the road continues under Place Portage
Rue Eddy Bridge is past Le Breton and the War Museum, over Chaudierre Island
Champlain Bridgeis the westernmost and upstream which is continuation of Island Parkway from The Queensway (417) past Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway, Bate Island and into a T , that is Aylmer Drive, turn right take you to AlenanderTache Drive and entry to the Gatineau Park
Canadian Museum of History was named Museum of Civilisation, but the iconic building complex remain Douglas Cardinal's masterpiece.
From outside or inside, there are aspects that take the breath away, the exhibits are absorbing.
On my last visit, the Morningstar painted by Alex Janvier and his son in 1993, all aptly explained in video and text
On Saturday, August 2 next a notable South African fireworks display team, Pyro Spectacular of South Africa, will be exhibiting their skills at the Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light show which runs from July 26 to August 9. The show will also feature competing teams from Germany, Italy and Australia.This South African team won top honours at previous shows in 2000 and 2001.
Details were given about the show on page C7 of the Thursday, July 10 edition of the Ottawa Citizen. Additional info is available at www.feux.qc.ca or by phoning 819-771-FEUX.
Tickets can be purchased from ticketmaster.ca or by phoning 613-755-1111
Winners: Les Grands Feux Loto Quebec, Quebec City
(2000 and 2001) and the Les Grands Feux du Casino du Hull
- Pros:Variety is the spice of life
- Cons:wish i was fluent in French
- In a nutshell:fun to enjoy our neighbouring provinces differences
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