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Summertime BBQ at Mooney’s Bay

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Jul 31 2013
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A BBQ at one of Ottawa’s beaches has long been on my list of things to do since moving to Ottawa. After over three years in this town, I can now cross it off the to-do list! Enjoy today’s photos of Mooney’s Bay!

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Red Bull Flugtag as seen at the Museum of Civilization

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Jul 29 2013
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Red Bull Flugtag, or as defined by Wikipedia: “an event organized by Red Bull in which competitors attempt to fly home-made, size- and weight-limited, human-powered flying machines (max 10m/30 ft, 150 kg/330 lbs). The flying machines are usually launched off a pier about 30 feet (9.1 m) high into the sea (or suitably sized reservoir of water). Most competitors enter for the entertainment value, and the flying machines rarely fly at all.” This description, particularly the part about “flying machines rarely flying at all”, is exactly the way this event turned out. Lots of amazing looking machines, some entertaining and terrible dance-offs, and a whole lot of spectacular […]

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Dows Lake: Photos from my Morning on the Lake

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Jul 25 2013
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As some of you know, I had the opportunity a little while back to explore Dows Lake and the Rideau Canal by boat. We had started our adventure at Dow’s Lake Pavilion and made our way all the way to the Lock’s at Carleton University, as well as all the way down the Rideau Canal to the Bank Street Bridge. While I was a little spoiled and managed to snag a ride in a motor boat (I didn’t want to risk flipping over a kayak and getting my camera wet), I kinda wish I also had the time to take […]

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TOP 10 Ottawa Scenic Views

Jul 23 2013

I know top 10s are a bit cliché, but given the number of times I’ve been asked the same question, I thought I might as well make a list and share the answer with all of you! So to the question: “What are your favourite places in Ottawa that you would recommend someone visit in order to enjoy a beautiful scenic view of the city?” I present to you photos from my top 10 favourite scenic Ottawa locations discovered over the course of my Ottawa Project 365.  To see exactly where each photo was taken, check out the map at the bottom […]

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