While I was down at the Ottawa Locks for what I showed you in yesterday's post, I looked up the slope of Parliament Hill and decided to take a shot.
I also decided to photograph the Bytown Museum here, which was open that day. It originally served as a commissariat during the building of the Canal from 1826-32, and has served in its current role as a local history museum since 1951. I've shown you the interior before.
One more glance from that day of the course.
These are from two later dates, one more bleak than the other, showing progress around the site. The course had coolers set up around and below the runway- these coolers allow the ice to remain frozen in outside temperatures up to 20C. As it turns out, that wasn't needed, since the two nights of the event were very cold. Tomorrow we'll have a look at the first night of Crashed Ice.