Tag: canada

Aug 23, 2012

The Day Niagara Falls Went Dry

The Day Niagara Falls Went Dry

In 1965 a local newspaper editorial was published discussing the destruction of the American Falls (one of three waterfalls that together make up the Niagara Falls). It was believed that the destruction was being caused by previous rock debris that had gone over the falls and that the continued erosion would eventually lead…

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Jul 10, 2012

Picture of the Day: A Break in the Clouds

Picture of the Day: A Break in the Clouds

A BREAK IN THE CLOUDS Photograph by Jeffrey Pang on Flickr In this fabulous capture by Jeffrey Pang, we see two canoers paddling through Lake Louise as a break in the clouds reveals the majestic Victoria Glacier in the background. Lake Louise is a glacial lake located in Banff National Park in…

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Jul 1, 2012

Elderly People Suspended High Above the Streets of Montreal

Elderly People Suspended High Above the Streets of Montreal

Angie Heisl is known for her visual art work and performance installations, and has been a fixture on the German art scene since the 1980s. Her pieces have garnered several awards, including the Cologne Honorary Theatre Prize awarded by the SK Foundation for Culture in 2001, and the 1996 Förderpreis from the North Rhine…

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Jan 5, 2012

$15M Luxury Ski Chalet in Whistler, Canada

$15M Luxury Ski Chalet in Whistler, Canada

Photograph via Sotheby’s International Realty Canada As I write this post, check out the latest snow report from Whistler Blackcomb as of January 4th @ 3:15pm: For those unfamiliar, Whistler Blackcomb is arguably the premier ski destination in Canada. Located approximately 125km (78 miles) north of Vancouver, Whistler Blackcomb features 8,171…

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Nov 29, 2011

Hotel de Glace: North America’s Only Ice Hotel

Hotel de Glace: North America’s Only Ice Hotel

Photograph by Xavier Dachez © Xdachez.com Located only 10 minutes from downtown Quebec City, Canada, the Hotel de Glace is America’s only ice hotel entirely made of ice and snow. Using over 500 tons of ice and 15,000 tons of snow, the 32,000 square foot (2,973 sq m) ice hotel is a truly…

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