A sunset on the Ottawa River looking West in early March, 2016 as the days slowly get a few minutes longer each day.
If the Chateau Laurier was ever featured in a movie, this could be the poster image.
I took this photo of the Ottawa skyline using my 200mm lens from the old Minto Bridge in New Edinburgh. That spot provides a unique angle of the downtown skyline. Packed into a small space are Notre Dame cathedral, the Peace Tower, the library of Parliament and the restaurant atop the Marriott hotel.
I liked the grid effect that you can achieve by photographing this building. The guy in the bottom right of the photo, chatting on the phone, didn’t seem to notice me snapping away.
This week I crossed the Portage Bridge by foot and walked through the streets of old Hull. The old part of the city has some nice heritage buildings and a quiet little pedestrian zone that is home to trendy bars and restaurants. Even though you are only a few hundred meters from downtown Ottawa,Continue reading “A Stroll Through Downtown Hull (Gatineau)”
I went for a stroll through Old Hull yesterday. I crossed the Portage Bridge on foot and stopped on Victoria Island, where I took this photo of Parliament Hill and the Ottawa River.
The abandoned embassy of Syria in Ottawa has seen better days. While the arrival of Syrian refugees is grabbing headlines, on a quiet street in downtown Ottawa, the building that was once home to Syria’s diplomatic presence in Canada, now stands deserted and in disrepair. The coat of arms mounted at the entrance of theContinue reading “The Abandoned Embassy of Syria in Ottawa”
Parliament Hill overlooks calm waters on a November evening on the Ottawa River.