Today marks Canada’s 148th birthday and our very first Canada Day! Not sure how to celebrate, we consulted our colleagues, who recommended a Canada Day Eve trip to the Toronto Islands to watch the fireworks with the city skyline as a backdrop. So this was exactly what we planned to do but unfortunately the weather had other ideas. After much debate if it was even worth going … Continue reading Happy Canada Day!
Climbing the CN Tower for WWF Canada This morning we joined 6,400 others and climbed 1,776 steps to the top of the CN Tower. According to Wikipedia this means we climbed the tallest metal staircase on Earth! It took us 35 minutes to make it to the top – Stewart just scraping into 34 minutes as he left me to run up the last 2 flights. … Continue reading We made it to the top of the CN Tower!
On Monday night we did something crazy, after seeing a tweet from WWF Canada we signed up to climb the CN Tower! Yes, that same tower that Stewart walked on the edge of back in September, and features in many of our pictures of Toronto. The CN Tower is one of the world’s tallest towers; in fact from 1976 – 2010 it was the world’s … Continue reading We’ve signed up to the WWF CN Tower Climb – please sponsor us!
The CN Tower. Landmark of Toronto and a symbol of Canada. Inescapable from almost any angle in the city, it is the focal point for countless photos. The 3rd tallest tower in the world, the tallest structure in the western hemisphere, and formerly the tallest freestanding structure in the world (1975-2007) – thanks Wikipedia! To put it in perspective, The Shard in London is 306 … Continue reading Living on the Edge!