To get here, we had to climb the steps- Locks 1-8 of the Rideau Canal. These locks are literally stairs steps for boars. They are small, hand-cranked, and were constructed in the 1820's, and remain pretty much unchanged. We were the only boat in the locks.
|Looking up at the locks before we entered|
|Looking down the locks after our lockage|
|Parliament Building with the Peace Tower in the center|
|Queen Victoria statue in the library|
The view from the Peace Tower was impressive.
|The East Office building - the West Building looks pretty much like this one.|
|One of these men in the foreground is a member of the Scottish Brigade.|
|The Guard changes every hour at the War Memorial|
We checked out the By Market District of shops and outdoor cafes, and sampled a Beavertail- a tasty pastry with about 30 grams of sugar.