Cut with wooden beams, the stairs were impossible to see from the street. Upon approach, they looked almost vertical, descending directly into a small river valley, a pathway extending out towards the Niagara River ...
Fort Henry and Rideau Canal. They're Ontario's only UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. That must mean it's boring right? Well, not if you go at just the right time. Check out our visit and learn about what Fort Henry has to offer.
Americans are maybe not the most observant culture. But we can tell if people are from away and will totally call you on it, even if you don't offer the information. I know instantly if someone is from Canada when they start saying words with long O's or long A's. But then again, I'm sure you figured out I don't belong in Canada either, doncha know?
"So, do you think they're going to have REAL maple syrup or just that fake crap?" I asked Mike, a little whine entering my tone thinking of dry pancakes or even worse, someone putting fake syrup on FOR me. I shudder at the thought, giving Aunt Jemima maybe too much power over my evening.
"I don't know. Probably not the good stuff," he answers, agreeing with my theatrical emphasis, also confused why real maple syrup isn't served when it's made right in this very province.
"Let's bring some of our own," I say conspiratorially, and he agrees eagerly.