Rule number one: always have a camera with you.
The Rideau Falls (French: Chutes de la rivière Rideau) are two 11-metre waterfalls where the Rideau River empties into the Ottawa River. The falls are divided by Green Island, with Ottawa's Old City Hall just to the south.
"Our lawyers made us write this. Have a nice day."
They paint the clouds on the buildings just to mix things up a little.
Every weekend from spring to autumn, the National Capital Commission closes several scenic parkways in Ottawa and Gatineau to automotive traffic as part of its Weekend Bikedays program.
That giant slice of very delicious Black Forest cake at Das Lokal didn't stand a chance.