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Travel Adventure - Ottawa - Last Day

Because I needed yesterday as a Rest Day we decided we would try to get into Snowflake Kingdom this morning. That did not go well. The area directly in front of it was blocked off so we had to travel around the park to find parking, unfortunately every where we looked was full so we decided to give it a miss this year but made a promise to ourselves that we would try again another year. Only next time not on Family Day.






Build Your Own Smoothie Bowl - a helpful step-by-step guide with tons of possible combinations! #smoothiebowlWe then went looking for Brunch so that we could take our medicine. After some discussion we decided on Cora's. This is the second Cora's I've eaten in and I can honestly say the food has been great both times. I got a Smoothie bowl and it was delicious. Something to try on my own some day soon.
Cora's
After brunch we headed home. At the half-way point we had to make a pit-stop so we pulled into a Petro-Canada. I was surprised and pleased when I went in, it was like walking into one of the old general stores where they had a little bit of everything and some things I wasn't expecting like a whole hardware section and another one full of cold weather gear. It was fantastic. After a fill-up we grabbed some travel snacks and headed on home.

Thanks to the Professor I had a great weekend and have my fingers crossed that we will get a chance to go again.

Hope you enjoyed travelling with me.



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