Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrasting Scenes on the Rideau Canal

Copyright Silverleaf 2014

Copyright Silverleaf 2014

Hidden in the woods behind the Bytown Museum is an interesting contrast between past and present. The original stone walls, built along the Rideau Canal in 1827, sit in the shadows, dwarfed by fresh graffiti sprayed across crumbling concrete steps.

Copyright Silverleaf 2014

Copyright Silverleaf 2014

This mother duck stood at the edge of the Ottawa Locks (on the Rideau Canal) today, protectively concealing her tiny yellow duckling. The delicacy of this tableau contrasted with the hustle and bustle of boats moving up and down the locks and the many tourists who had stopped to watch them.

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