While, I’ve visited Toronto’s Todmorden Mills in the Don Valley many times in the past 4 years, it’s only recently that I’ve found a new unmarked trail to get down there a few minutes from my place (between 980 Broadview Avenue & 1000 Broadview Avenue). And the 1/2 km Oxbow Trail on the grounds also has a ...
This was a Saturday night in Israel earlier this year. We were having dinner in a restaurant within the Armenian quarter in Jerusalem. (The quarters are Muslim, Jewish, Christian & Armenian – the peoples first to adopt Christianity.) While unsettling at first, you do become desensitized to the rifles because they’re everywhere. And ironically we ...
The Banff Gondola leads you up Sulpur Mountain, which was a Cosmic Ray station in the the 1950s. It’s high elevation let’s you experience our weather – including the shifting of the clouds.
Canada’s first panda cubs are still a star attraction at the Toronto Zoo. Jia Panpan (male) & Jia Yueyue (female) mean Canadian hope & Canadian joy respectively. Don’t know which is which. They are over a year old now. It took about 45 mins in line to see them.
This beautiful little winery was a new one for the yearly wine tour. Calamus is Latin for archer. The land (like in many agricultural areas) turns up arrowheads. So Calamus Winery is an homage to its history.
This picture was snapped through my telescope at our farm in northern Alberta last Sunday. Very little light pollution in our rural area.
Headed out to Indy Toronto last weekend. Not quite as loud as NASCAR, although ear plugs are great to have handy. We enjoyed a gorgeous day, with a beautiful view panoramic view of the city. Driver Will Power – who is apparently on fire right now – took home the title.
A common misconception is that Edmonton is in northern Alberta. Turns out the community of Swan Hills – a couple hours NW – is actually the geographic centre of the province. It’s found on aptly named Grizzly Trail highway.
The last time I’d been to Fort McMurray’s Snye Park was a couple years ago. Construction wasn’t done then but the sunset remains beautiful. 2014 2016
Met a friend for brunch today at Brassaii. In the almost 5 years I’ve lived in Toronto, we’ve been there for everything from dancing to breakfast. Hadn’t been there in a while and I always forget about the its view of the CN Tower, which is just beautiful day or night. But it was ...