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  1. Top Ottawa attractions – Canadian Museum of Civilisation

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    Top Ottawa attractions – Canadian Museum of Civilisation

    Oct042010

    The Canadian Museum of Civilisation is one of the biggest museums in the world and is visited by over a million people every year. This afternoon I went to the museum to record a podcast and visit the exhibits.

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  2. Things to do in Ottawa – Check out the Rideau Canal

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    Things to do in Ottawa – Check out the Rideau Canal

    Oct042010

    One of the top attractions here in Ottawa is the Rideau Canal which was built back in the early 1800s. Today I recorded a podcast about this 202-kilometre long canal with Pam and Paul from Parks Canada.

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  3. Photo of the day: Enjoying a fondue - a Swiss speciality

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    Photo of the day: Enjoying a fondue - a Swiss speciality

    Oct042010

    Our photo of the day of the day shows people enjoying a delicious 'fondue' in a restaurant in Interlaken, Switzerland. A 'fondue' is a Swiss specialty where people share a communal dish that contains things such as cheese or chocolate.

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  4. Going out in Ottawa – Bars in the Glebe and around the Bytown Market area

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    Going out in Ottawa – Bars in the Glebe and around the Bytown Market area

    Oct032010

    Two of the coolest areas in terms of nightlife here in Ottawa have to be the Glebe and around the Bytown Market.

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  5. Arriving in Ottawa and dinner at The Works

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    Arriving in Ottawa and dinner at The Works

    Oct032010

    After taking two trains, I arrived in Ottawa today from Quebec City. Here in Ottawa I’m staying at the HI-Ottawa Jail Hostel which is housed in a building that operated as a jail for more than 100 years.

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  6. Eating out in Quebec City – Le cochon dingue

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    Eating out in Quebec City – Le cochon dingue

    Oct022010

    Down in the Quatier Petit Champlain, you’ll find a much-loved restaurant called Le cochon dingue or ‘crazy pig’. It’s something of an institution in Quebec City and has been in operation since 1979.

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  7. A visit to Quebec City’s Musée de la Civilisation

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    A visit to Quebec City’s Musée de la Civilisation

    Oct022010

    One of the coolest places I visited today was the Musée de la Civilisation, which is one of the top museums here in Quebec City. It was filled with people strolling around and enjoying the various exhibits.

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  8. Things to do in Quebec City – Visit L’Observatoire de la Capitale

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    Things to do in Quebec City – Visit L’Observatoire de la Capitale

    Oct022010

    On Thursday I visited L’Observatoire de la Capitale and recorded a podcast but because of the weather I couldn’t get any good photos or video. So when I woke up this morning and discovered that the rain had stopped, the Observatoire was one of my first stops.

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  9. Enjoying Quebec City at night

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    Enjoying Quebec City at night

    Oct012010

    The rain finally stopped just before sunset here in Quebec City, allowing for some pretty gorgeous colours in the sky and some great light for pictures.

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  10. Top Quebec City Attractions – Wendake

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    Top Quebec City Attractions – Wendake

    Oct012010

    After recording a podcast at the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, I caught the shuttle out to Wendake, a reserve about a 20-minute drive from Quebec City.

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