Saturday, March 06, 2010

2010 Paralympics ~ Weekend Reflection #24

Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, David C Only and paralympian Jeff Adams
Yesterday I went to Toronto City Hall to watch the lighting of the Torch for the 2010 Paralympics which will begin in Vancouver on March 12.  The day was perfect unfortunately the media hype was minimal so the crowds were small however no less noisy.
City hall has a great ice skating rink so people had the opportunity to try Sledge Hockey...such fun!
(The photo was taken at 1 p.m. unfortunately the rink is in the shadow of the highrise towers.)
I took my time heading home and enjoyed what was around me!
The Delta Chelsea
Downtown Toronto is a feast for the senses on a sunny day!
For other great reflections why not join James at Newtown Area Photo
and remember all photos can be clicked on for more detail.

11 comments:

Lorac said...

I am looking forward to the Paralympics too! You are getting some good shots of TO!

sonia a. mascaro said...

Wow! Gorgeous pictures, Carolyn!
Thanks for your nice visit too!

jaydubblah said...

Hi, I have cousins near Vancouver so always like to see pics of Canada, lovely reflections in those buildings

Clytie said...

Absolutely beautiful photos and reflections. Perfect.

Matty said...

Your pictures seem to capture buildings within a building. Very nice. And I learned something new today about Sledge Hockey. Thanks.

Nefertiti said...

jolie reflexion,mais surtout bravo pour le clin d oeil aux jeux handis sports,souvent oublies...

bon dimanche ;O)

Marion said...

The Paralympics promise more excitement! The Torch arrived in Victoria yesterday...and there is snow in the forecast. So hopefully, the venues will be good for the competitors.

Super photos, as always!

Cedar ... said...

I'm sorry to see that the press didn't give a great send-off to those going to the paralympics. Shame on the media for that.

Jenn Jilks said...

Fabulous shots, Carolyn! Thank you for visiting My Muskoka !
Did you want to try the sleds?! Not me!!!! :-)

Stine in Ontario said...

The reflection shot is awesome, Carolyn!

Yes, the media is not working very hard to keep the public interest hight for the 2010 Paralympics.

I'm enjoying your shots of Toronto.

Lone Grey Squirrel said...

Beautiful photos and a wonderful post to read.

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