Springtime at Irishtown Nature Park in Moncton

Irishtown Nature Park is one of the largest nature parks in Canada. It’s home to over 2,200 acres of forest and a large lake. There are trails that criss-cross the park. Some are paved, while others are made for hikes that wind through the forest. There are five hiking trails in total. My favourite wasContinue reading “Springtime at Irishtown Nature Park in Moncton”

Beechwood Cemetery in the Fall

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”

The Abandoned Embassy of Syria in Ottawa

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”

395 Wellington Street: The Library and Archives Building

This site is turning into a photography blog. That’s OK. For a long time, I had been meaning to get a picture of this building, the Library and Archives building at 395 Wellington. I’ve spent a lot of time inside this building, the west end of the building boasts a movie theatre where the CanadianContinue reading “395 Wellington Street: The Library and Archives Building”