I’m volunteering the 2017 Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa. This year’s festival runs from May 12 – 22, 2017. I’ll share some of my favourite photos here.
Two photos from the November 2016 Supermoon. The first photo was taken from Ottawa, near Beechwood Cemetery. The second in Gatineau at the Quai des artistes.
Taken on November 10th, 2016. The Falling poppies virtual show on Parliament Hill to commemorate Remembrance Day.
Since returning from Europe, I’ve been spending time exploring my new neighbourhood on foot. I’ve already checked our McKay Lake and Beechwood Cemetery. This week, I took a walk though The Rockeries, a section of Rockcliffe Park, before descending down to the shores of the Ottawa River at the New Edinburgh Club. The park isContinue reading “A Walk Through The Rockeries”
One of the best things about living in Ottawa is the easy access to nature. After years of living in Ottawa’s downtown core, I now make my home in the Beechwood Village section of the city, which straddles the neighbourhoods of Vanier, New Edinburgh and Rockcliffe Park Village. There is a lot of green space aroundContinue reading “Exploring McKay Lake and The Pond”
Ottawa’s Beechwood Cemetery is one of Canada’s most prestigious and historic cemeteries. Designated as a National Historic site, it is open to visitors, who can stroll through the meticulously maintained grounds. It is the final resting place for over 75,000 Canadians including many important figures in Ottawa’s development during its early years as Canada’s Capital. ThereContinue reading “Beechwood Cemetery in the Fall”
A rare ‘strawberry moon’ coincided with the summer solstice Monday on June 21st, 2016. I took this photo from downtown Ottawa with my 300mm lens.
The moment the clock strikes midnight on Parliament Hill. Taken with my 300mm lens.
I visited the Embassy of Croatia in Canada during Doors Open Ottawa over the weekend. The heritage building, called Toller House, is located at the corner of Chapel and Daly streets in Sandy Hill. The building was bought and beautifully restored by Croatian expats in the 1990s. This visit was the highlight of my DoorsContinue reading “The Embassy of Croatia – Doors Open Ottawa”
Over the weekend, I visited Laurier House, which was open for this year’s Doors Open Ottawa event. Laurier House was the former residence of two of Canada’s most important Prime Ministers, Sir Wilfrid Laurier and the Rt. Hon. William Lyon Mackenzie King. It was here that they conducted much of their work and entertained headsContinue reading “Doors Open Ottawa – Laurier House”