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It’s All About the View!

My husband and I live on the penthouse level (25th Floor) of an older condo building overlooking the Ottawa River, Gatineau Hills & the City of Ottawa and across the river to Aylmer & Gatineau Quebec.  Life is all about ‘the view’ for me.  I’m not into history (Johnny is), I’m so so SOI a ‘view’ girl!  So, as I was snapping one of the myriad of view shots taken when I look out my window (what I call my ever changing piece of art) I decided that it is indeed a form of travel and that for anyone who hasn’t been to the Ottawa area it might provide an interesting perspective (or not, but really, who cares? 🙂  So….today I present….my favourite view!  Almost all shots taken from my windows (the others from the ground looking at building), the really artistic professional shots were taken by my most awesome real estate photographer Greg Tilley.  Whether it’s Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Moonlight, Sunrise or somewhere in between, I LOVE MY VIEW!


A glimpse into my (food-filled) life!

Around the world in 80 cuisines

My quest to cook four meals from every region in the world!

a Canadian In Brazil

Travel Tips for Canadians interested in Brazil

Johnny & Melva - Still Travelling

Still Merry...Still Fumbling.....

Love Travelling

Travel diaries providing inspiration for planning the perfect trip

Atlantic Sander

Life on Prince Edward Island

My Hopeless Gypsy Soul

Always wandering

Ontario Camper

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Bound for Belize

New country, new home, new life -- why not?



Banded Carolina Girl

A NC girl trying to get healthy

Simple Living Over 50

Defining Life's Changes

The Tipsy Runner

One step at a time.......

Little Adventures

Living one shutter at a time


Canadian Paddlers in Virginia