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Elliot's Road Trip to Canada

Elliot took a road trip to Canada to see the Caps take on Ottawa on 3/25 and Montreal on 3/26.

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    Welcome to Ottawa Canada
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    In Ottawa we stayed Arc The Hotel which was located right downtown. Great place and great location.
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    In case you need a smoke or something to read while in Ottawa...
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    The team store in the mall had Caps jerseys for sale.
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    View of Ottawa from across the museum grounds across the river.
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    Canada's Parliament Hill. Parliament, Offices of the Prime Minister and Peace Tower.
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    Chateau Laurier and Rideau Canal.
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    US Ambassador House
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    US Embassy
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    Original Jail in downtown Ottawa, now a youth hostel
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    Supreme Court
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    Front side of Peace Tower on Parliament Hill.
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    This river freezes over in certain areas during the winter and they use it for ice fishing.
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    Scotiabank Place. Home of the Ottawa Senators. Home of the 2012 NHL All Star Game.
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    Game Time.
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    Oh Canada.
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    Caps vs Senators
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    Backstrom on the face off
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    Chimera on the boards.
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    Bradley mixing it up right in front of us.
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    Boarding the train to Montreal. The VIA Rail system in Canada was great. A comfortable way to travel (and there is free WiFi)
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    We stayed in downtown Montreal at The Fairmont Queen Elizabeth (Le Reine Élizabeth). This is the hotel that John Lennon and Yoko Ono conducted their Bed-In in Room 1742 at the hotel between May 26 and June 2, 1969.
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    View of Downtown Montreal from Mount Royal (Parc du Mont-Royal)
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    View of Downtown Montreal from Mount Royal (Parc du Mont-Royal)
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    The Illuminated Crowd statue outside the BNP Tower-Laurentian Bank in downtown Montreal
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    A View of the Jacques Cartier Bridge that runs over the Saint Lawrence River.
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    Way off in the distance (about 85 miles away) is the USA.
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    Olympic Stadium (Stade olympique). Home of the Montreal Expos before they left for DC to become the Nationals.
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    The Molson Brewery.
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    Montreal Biosphère. The former pavilion of the United States for the 1967 World Fair.
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    The starting line for the Canadian Grand Prix
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    The Bell Centre (Centre Bell) home of the Montreal Canadiens. Largest NHL arena.
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    The Bell Centre (Centre Bell) home of the Montreal Canadiens. Game Time. Caps vs Habs.
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    A lot of Stanley Cup banners in the rafters. 24 to be exact (I think). The most decorated NHL team.
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    Oh Canada.
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    Caps vs Habs.
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    Caps vs Habs.
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    Caps vs Habs.
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    When in Rome...
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    They had these great little golf cart size cars that were on the ice between periods shooting out t-shirts.
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    Final score Caps 2 - Habs 0.
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    Entrance to the Montreal Canadiens locker room.
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    Inside the Montreal Canadiens locker room. Built to feel like the old locker room at the Montreal Forum.
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    Jeff Halpern locker in the Montreal Locker room.
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    Game plan charts in the locer room.
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    Standings chart in the locker room.
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    Montreal Canadiens weight room.
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    Former Caps great Rod Langway also play for the Habs.
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    Entrance to the ice. This is where the Canadiens team comes out of to take the ice.
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    Center Ice of the Bell Centre after the game.
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    Former Cap and current Canadien Jeff Halpern with Elliot at center ice.
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    Notice how far back the parking meters are so they can easily plow the sidewalks during the winter months.
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    View of McGill University in Downtown Montreal.
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    Cathedral of Marie-Reine-du-Monde. Modeled after Rome's St. Peter's Church
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    This statue in downtown Montreal wears a Canadiens hockey jersey when they are in the playoffs.
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    Notre Dame Basilica (Basilique Notre-Dame de Montréal) in the historic district of Old Montreal
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    The End (Stop).
 
 

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