Day 34: Montebello

The heat finally eased off today. An early start and a late finish helped me deal with the worst of it, but it was cool enough in the evening to put a long-sleeved shirt on. The middle of the day was spent in Ottawa, where among other things I was…

Day 32: Canada Day

The last time I was in the Ottawa river valley, at Christmas, it was -35. The 15-minute walk from our apartment to Parliament one morning caused my hands to freeze so much that I couldn't reach into my pockets. Today was a little different, with the mercury pushing above 37.…