A BeaverTail, a must-have pastry treat in Ottawa!

A BeaverTail, Came highly recommended as a must have treat. A" cant visit Ottawa without trying one" tag

Rideau Canal.  Spent a few weeks travelling from Ottawa to Kingston and back by boat.  There are a lot of locks... but they are all unique and very pretty.  A must see!

The Ottawa Locks are the first of 45 locks lockstations) on the 202 kilometre mile) Rideau Canal. The Ottawa Locks are framed by Parliament Hill on one side and the Fairmont Chateau Laurier hotel on the other.

Library of Parliament, Ottawa, Canada. #architecture #world

Library of Parliament, Centre Block, Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Canada (photo by Greg Stevenson)

Canadian Museum of Civilization, Douglas Cardinal

Canadian Museum of Civilization, on the Ottawa River in Gatineau, Quebec. Designed by architect Douglas Cardinal in

Exterior of Canada's Library of Parliament.  Unfortunately—or fortunately?—the architects couldn’t figure out how to install a domed roof without it collapsing. Instead they ordered a peaked metal roof, one of the first wrought-iron roofs in North America (wrought iron construction was the Architecture of the Future in the Victorian era—think of the Crystal Palace or the Eiffel Tower). The doors are also made of iron, though they look like wood.

Cool Bookish Places: The Library of Parliament, Canada

Louise Bourgeois' giant spider sculpture "Maman" / National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada

Giant spider strikes again! 25 December 1911 – 31 May was a French-American artist. Best known for her large-scale sculpture and installation art,

BeaverTail pastry (Ottawa, Canada)    From: http://www.dangerous-business.com

3 Things You Must Eat in Ottawa

BeaverTail pastry (Ottawa, Canada) From: http://www.dangerous-business.com

Ceiling of St. Mary's Cathedral, Ottawa - Best viewed in a larger format for details.

Mary's Cathedral, Ottawa - Best viewed in a larger format for details.