Toronto – Day 8 of 43 Part 2

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Some of the phenomenally different from each other buildings
Some of the phenomenally different from each other buildings – and an illustration effect has been used on the second.
A Henry Moore sculpture - which created a bit of a controversy when it was installed in 1958
A Henry Moore sculpture – which created a bit of a controversy when it was installed in 1958 in Nathan Phillips Square

After we crossed this square we headed for a large shopping centre – a great place to go on a cold -20 degree winter’s day.Our day however, is around 17 and has had a little rain. Not a problem really. It rained on us gently as we walked and stopped for touristy photographs. Like this one.

Hot Dog Stand
Hot Dog Stand

The sign TORONTO is illuminated next to a fountain which freezes in the winter and is used for an ice rink.

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There are some really interesting and cleverly designed buildings.  The curved one behind me in the picture was designed to cut down wind rushing through the gap between the towers.

Using another effect called retro.
Using another effect called retro.

We then wandered along James Street and into the Eaton Centre.

Entrance off James Street of the Eaton Centre. The ducksare not real, but they look fantastic.
Entrance off James Street of the Eaton Centre

I then went in with A & B to have tea at the Fresh Market and I had a cha cha Burger – with jalapenos.


Combie is a food vendor.
Combie is a food vendor.

Got back to our hotel and have had my suitcase delivered.  So happy.  30 hours without it has been a little inconvenient.  Went to the shops and bought some knickers, cos one pair is just never enough. 🙂

We are still waiting for the other cases to be delivered.  Word has it that one is in Toronto, and two are in transit from Dallas. How this all works boggles one’s mind. Anyway – I hope it all comes together soon.

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3 thoughts on “Toronto – Day 8 of 43 Part 2”

  1. Love all your architechtural observations.We went to the sustainable home open day tod
    ay. 3 interesting homes in the north near your place. One was a bit questionable. Had some good rain. Keep up the good work 🙂

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