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235 – Chinatown Murals as seen next to Shanghai Restaurant

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Feb 28 2013
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Another mural for you today… if you haven’t realized it yet I really do love murals! You just have to check out my flickr feed and my San Francisco photos to figure that one out! Hope you enjoy, and if that don’t work, just think only one more day till the weekend!       [google_map address=’235 – Chinatown Murals as seen next to Shanghai Restaurant’ coordinates=’45.411846,-75.705164′ zoom=’15’ height=’300px’]

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234 – The Laurier House as seen on Laurier Street

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Feb 27 2013
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Another Ottawa 365 must for you today, the Laurier House on Laurier Street, just one of Ottawa’s many great National historic sites. While I have never been inside, I do plan on checking it out sometime this summer! Also while today is humpday for most of you, if you reading this in the morning, I am probably still on a plane flying somewhere over the USA on my way to my first short vacation in many many months. While I wont be around to answer tweets (I will be “Internet” less for the next few days), I have scheduled new […]

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233 – The Chinese Cemetery of Ottawa as seen in Beechwood Cemetery

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Feb 26 2013
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Finally set out to explore what I have always been told is one of the most beautiful cemeteries I will ever see. Truth be told, I didn’t get more than 50 feet in before landing on this beautiful Pagoda.  I’ve always known I wanted to come here in summer so didn’t venture any further than here so expect another day or two of photos later this spring when flowers are in full bloom. As for this Pagoda, it is part of the Chinese Cemetery of Ottawa which was designed according to Chinese religious principles to honour the community’s ancestors. Definitely […]

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232 – “The Secret Bench” as seen in front of the Library and Archives Canada

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Feb 25 2013
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I always knew I had seen this sculpture before. I didn’t know why I had this feeling and I couldn’t pinpoint where I had seen it, but that all changed today while I was researching the history of this sculpture. Indeed, this sculpture called “The Secret Bench” is actually one of many “Secret Benches” designed by internationally renown sculptor Lea Vivot that are scattered around the world from New York, to London, to Toronto, to Prague and even Montreal. Who knew Ottawa was so cool? Going to have to start grabbing pictures of myself on this bench around the world. I […]

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