Pinhey’s point is an historic site located on the ottawa River in Eastern Ontario, Canada. The site consists of 88 acres of park land, a nearly 200 year old stone manor house, two barns, scenic views of the River and several stone ruins.
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The McCord Museum Urban Forest is a temporary summer park created on a pedestrian street in Montreal. Fake trees are made with bright coloured paper stripes and fake lawn patches are built with matching carpet. Color orange is in this year. Food trucks and free musical program during lunch hour and Wednesday evenings add to the outdoor experience.
Travellers may easily catch a seaplane from Coal harbour in downtown Vancouver, for sightseeing or quick commute to Victoria, Whistler, and other nearby destinations. During tourist season, there are lots of flight activities on the water runway.
The first steam-powered clock in the world was designed and built by Raymond Saunders in 1977. It has been restored to be fully functional and is now a major tourist attraction in the historic Gastown district of Vancouver. The clock weighs over two tons and its components cost more than $40,000.
The steam clock is always surrounded by tourists taking souvenir photos. So I had to be quick and opportunistic when capturing this HDR image using a Sony RX1 camera, with three bracket exposures.
The Dominion of Canada was born under the terms of Confederation in 1867, when the colonies of Upper Canada (Ontario), Lower Canada (Quebec), Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, decided to form one country.
Every year, thousands of people flock to Ottawa, the nation’s capital, to celebrate the country’s birthday on July 1. There are concert performances and entertaining activities around the Parliament Building all day long. At 10pm, a spectacular firework display over the Rideau River wraps up the celebration event.