Photos: Snowfall in Budapest

For the most part this winter, the temperature here in Budapest has remained slightly above freezing. Lots of gloomy skies and lots of rain. On Thursday, snow finally made an appearance. The above photo is the Hungarian Parliament, while the bottom shot was taken in nearby Liberty Square. I decided to edit the photos inContinue reading “Photos: Snowfall in Budapest”

A Whirlwind Visit to Paris

My flight landed at Charles de Gaulle Airport almost an hour early, a little after 7:30am. As the captain announced our approach, he told us that the temperature in Paris was +13C. Three days earlier I had been dealing with temperatures of -23. This swing in the weather was appreciated. A wave of relief washedContinue reading “A Whirlwind Visit to Paris”

Photos: Checking Out Meech Lake in Winter

Winter is winding down, with signs of spring all around us. The temperatures are warming up, with daily highs above freezing now happening regularly, Roll Up The Rim is back and the sun not setting until around 6pm. We spring ahead this Sunday, woot! With the mild temperatures, I took a drive out to GatineauContinue reading “Photos: Checking Out Meech Lake in Winter”

Photos: Weekend Skate on the Rideau Canal

Last weekend I was able to go for a skate on the Rideau Canal. I’d only been a couple of times before, most recently in 2009 on a trip with my college class. I’ve only been living in Ottawa for a year now, so I didn’t get to grow up with the world’s largest skatingContinue reading “Photos: Weekend Skate on the Rideau Canal”