A JOURNEY TO THE OPEN LANDS . . .
Winterlude is an annual ice festival held in Ottawa. One of the destival highlights is being able to skate on the Rideau Canal which is not only a UNESCO World Heritage SITE, but also becomes the world’s largest ice rink when frozen!
Entrance to skating rink on Rideau Canal
Following personal advice from Ottawa locals, I endulged in a classic (sugar and cinnamon) Beaver Tail. For those of you that don’t know, it is essentially deep fried pastry with sweet topping but they are goooood. I was told that this was the best place to buy them and being on the lake made them taste even better – classified true. If you are more adventurous, try adding a bit of lemon to the traditional cinnamon and sugar – it sounds odd, but tastes good!
Beaver Tails stand ON the lake
Following two hours of “skating”…
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