Ok so I live in the burbs. Regular daily activities don’t often take me to downtown Ottawa. When I finally get down there, as I did today – to participate in Winterlude activities – I can’t but stop and marvel at the beautiful history of this city. Across the Ottawa river at the Canadian Museum of History (Civilisation) in Gatineau is one of the best places to view the Parliamentary library, Parliament Hill, the Ottawa Locks and the Chateau Laurier. So glad to be living here.