With the recent flooding in the Balkans’ it is easy to get complacent about flood risk in this part of the world. But the reality is that we have a huge amount of snow still up in those mountains, and warm weather and rain could cause flooding here like that seen in Calgary last year. […]
Brock’s Monument is a 56-metre (185 ft) column atop Queenston Heights, in Queenston, Ontario, dedicated to Major General Sir Isaac Brock, one of Canada’s heroes of the War of 1812. Having recently studied the war with the girls, it was amazing to see some of the places and forts in the Niagara region.
The Welland Canal connects Lake Ontario and Lake Erie up the Niagara Escarpment. One of Canada’s great Civil Engineering achievements. I love taking the kids to engineering sites when we’re on vacation!
Valens Lake, outside of Hamilton, Ontario has beautiful walking trails to explore, including this boardwalk.
Webster Falls, on Spencer Creek in Hamilton, ON drops from the Niagara Escarpment. More details at Wikipedia Published via Pressgram
The Flat Iron Building, Toronto Published via Pressgram
An evening in Downtown Toronto Spider-Man! Published via Pressgram
Still one of my favourite urban transportation modes. Published via Pressgram