Hôtel de Glace

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Located only 4 km from the north end of Québec City, the Hôtel de Glace is a must-see attraction to discover every winter. The only Hôtel de Glace in America, has seduced over a million people around the world since its opening in 2001. With its huge snow vaults, its crystalline ice sculptures its 44 rooms and suites, the Hôtel de Glace impresses by its dazzling decor.

Entrance to conference hall

Entrance to conference hall

Ice sculpture of Dog sled

Ice sculpture of Dog sled

Ice chandelier at the hotel reception

Ice chandelier at the hotel reception

Hotel Passageway

Hotel Passageway

Native indian room

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Owl room

Walrus room

Hawk room

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Ice bar table with the apples

Ice bar table with the apples

The last destination before leaving is the bar. Rum cocktail is the only heater inside of this place. But even glasses are made from ice.

The last destination before leaving is the bar. Rum cocktail is the only heater inside of this place. But even glasses are made from ice.

 

Chihuly -glass and light

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Sunday morning was so beautiful! It was sunny and frosty day! ROM exhibition Chihuly made our day brighter and happier.

Who is Chihuly?

Dale Chihuly, an American sculptor, has mastered the alluring, translucent and transparent qualities of ice, water, glass and neon, to create works of art that transform the viewer experience.

He is globally renowned for his ambitious site-specific architectural installations in public spaces, and in exhibitions presented in museums and gardens worldwide. Born in 1941 in Washington State, Chihuly established the glass program at the Rhode Island School of Design and co-founded Pilchuck Glass School in 1971.

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Bald Eagle

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The bald eagle is a bird of prey found in North America. A sea eagle, it has two known subspecies and forms a species pair with the white-tailed eagle. Wikipedia.
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July Morning

July Morning_Canada Day began with silent and foggy morning. While walking along the lake it was nothing to see just grey backdrop. At sunrise the world revived and gained corners and edges. Happy Canada Day!

Cape Spear

National Historic ParkCape Spear, located on the Avalon Peninsula near St. John’s, Newfoundland, is the easternmost point in Canada. Cape Spear is close to Blackhead, an amalgamated area of the City of St. John’s, about 1.86 miles (3 km) away.
It was still wintery on Easter Day there. However it was sunny and surprisingly quiet and made hiking and sightseeing pretty comfortable.

 

Where the Rainbow is living!

Rainbow ArcIt was windy, rainy and sunny day in St. John’s on Saturday, November 8. From the highest point of the city – Signal Hill, you could see where the rainbow was born. It was born in the neighborhood with colourful houses and absorbed their colors.