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A Weekend in Jail | Hi-Ottawa Jail Hostel

During my short time in Ottawa, I decided to stay in the Hi-Ottawa Jail Hostel.  The building was a jail prior to becoming a hostel and housed murderers, thieves and all kinds of other types of criminals.  Throw public executions into the mix and no wonder the building is considered one of the most haunted… Continue reading A Weekend in Jail | Hi-Ottawa Jail Hostel

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A few days in Ontario | Day 2: Toronto

Day 2 in Toronto was much drier than the first, although the skies were still grey until about mid-afternoon.  But I wasn't going to let this stop me and headed down to the harbourfront to rent a bike from Wheel Excitement.  Initially, I wanted to bike to Scarborough Bluffs since I thought that there was a… Continue reading A few days in Ontario | Day 2: Toronto

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A few days in Ontario | Day 1: Toronto

After years of thinking, wishing and talking about it, airfares finally dipped low enough and I caught the plane from Vancouver, B.C. to Toronto, Ontario.  If you're wondering why I didn't buy the VIA150 train pass, well.... I'm working a very exciting job over the summer and will not be able to use it anyways.… Continue reading A few days in Ontario | Day 1: Toronto

Around Vancouver

Sunshine & Cherry Blossoms

It's that time of year again to find the cherry blossoms in full bloom in Vancouver.  When the weather surprises you with an entire sky of blue after days of rain, we took the opportunity to head to the beaches and Stanley Park to take full advantage of the sunshine.

Around Vancouver

“W” for Winter

With the return of grey clouds and cool rain, sometimes I reminisce about exploring Pier Park in New West in wintry conditions after light sprinkles of rain. This summer, I would like to explore more of Vancouver's local parks with my camera and capture shots that are often overlooked by people who lived here for their… Continue reading “W” for Winter