Ottawa - Post Report Question and Answers

What have been the highlights of your time in this country? Best trips or experiences?

Lots of great trips close to Ottawa. - Sep 2023

Spending time outside has been nice. The canal, rivers, and parks are great. - Aug 2015

See above. Plus, great cycling paths. Also, amazing cross country skiing with 200 km of groomed track and the largest ice skating rink in the world because there is skating on the canal network with little snack places along the canal. This is one of the great cultural experiences here. - May 2014

The kids can walk to public school, day camp, and play hockey in the street with the neighbors. - Jul 2013

Trying winter sports, having such a normal life, cultural events and festivals, Canadian friends. - Jan 2013

When they say try to embrace winter they mean it. We have enjoyed sledding and just spending more time outdoors. - Dec 2010

Living in a real neighborhood for the first time in our Foreign Service career. We know our neighbors and interact with them frequently -- unlike in other posts where we live behind walls, or our neighbors were so far above or below our socio-economic level that a real friendship was just not possible. - Aug 2010

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