Even though the winter snow covers the ground and many trees have no leaves, an evening sunset makes South Glenmore Park beautiful. Continue reading
I recently had the chance to ascend the Calgary Tower for the third time in my life. When it was constructed in 1967, the Calgary Tower was more than double the height of the tallest building in the city. It remained the tallest structure in Calgary until 1983 when the Petro-Canada Centre was constructed.
Today, many tall buildings surpass the height of the Calgary Tower, to the extent where it’s not even visible anymore in some views of the city skyline. While the Calgary Tower is no longer the tallest structure in the city, it still offers some of the best views. Continue reading
Last summer, I took many photos that I didn’t get a chance to post. Here are a few of my favourites. Continue reading
One of the tourist attractions in Calgary is Heritage Park. Over the past 2 summers, I took several photos that I’d like to share. Most of the park is now closed for the winter. Continue reading
It’s been over a year since I moved to the Lincoln Park neighbourhood in Southwest Calgary. Continue reading
Minutes before sunset one day, I decided to check out Sandy Beach Park which isn’t too far from my house. Continue reading
I think this is the first time I’ve been able to do a winter post. Owning a car now means I have the mobility to see all parts of the city that aren’t easily accessible by transit.
I hope you enjoy my selection of images captured at various parks over the past several months.
Calgary is full of dog owners who are out at all times of the year. Continue reading
A few weeks ago, I checked out the new “Wonderland” sculpture in front of Encana’s new Bow building in Calgary. The giant head of a young girl is the latest creation by Barcelona-based designer Jaume Plensa.
Many downtown buildings have sculptures or other artwork at their entrances, though this one is particularly striking. It is also somewhat interactive, allowing visitors to actually go inside the head, which the artist says allows the visitors to “dream about how the head is from the inside”. Continue reading