Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada

Niagara-on-the Lake is home to the Shaw Festival, a series of theatrical productions featuring the works of George Bernard Shaw, his contemporaries, or plays about his era. It runs each year from April to November. The town includes many historic Canadian sites. August 2006. Niagara-on-the Lake est la ville du Festival Shaw, une séries de…

Toronto, Canada

Walking on the glass floor of the CN Tower is one of the main attractions in Toronto. The glass floor is 1,122 feet above the ground. Children have no problem walking or crawling on it while adults are more reluctant. August 2006. Marcher sur le plancher de verre de la Tour CN est une des…

Montreal, Canada

This picture was taken in the Montreal harbor but these sailors in their white uniform belong to the US Navy. Some American ships dock at Montreal and you meet the sailors every where in the city center. August 2006. Cette photo a été prise dans le port de Montréal mais ces marins dans leur uniforme…

Toronto, Canada

This looks like Bollywood. Who would believe this picture was taken in Canada? Toronto is the city with the largest Indian community outside India (more than 600,000 members). August 2006. Ceci ressemble à Bollywood. Qui croirait que cette photo a été prise au Canada ? En dehors du continent indien, Toronto est la ville avec…

Ottawa, Canada

Policemen in Ottawa make tourists happy. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is unique in the world as a national, federal, provincial, and municipal policing body while it is not even the only police in the country. English-speaking Canadians call them the ‘Red Coats’ because of their red uniforms. August 2006. A Ottawa, les policiers font…

Toronto, Canada

When I used to think about Toronto, the name would bring reminiscences of Fenimore Cooper’s or Jack London’s novels, rather than those a modern city. Toronto is indeed the largest city in Canada. Located on the banks of Lake Ontario, Toronto could also be taken for a seaside resort, with ferry boats like this one,…

Montreal, Canada

I was lucky to have lunch at Bens in Montreal. The place was known as ‘Bens De Luxe Delicatessen and Restaurant’ and was famed for its smoked meat sandwich. The last time I was in Montreal, I found its doors to be closed. After 98 years in business, operations stopped in 2006 and the Art…