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Downtown Toronto From High Atop CN Tower

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This is one fantastic sunset view of Toronto from CN Tower looking north. We have the Fairmont Royal York hotel bottom right, Roy Thomson Hall, all the bank buildings, Toronto City Hall, and every other building along Yonge street until the horizon ends.

Toronto skyline at sunset looking west from Spadina to Humber, including Exhibition and Liberty Village

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For those of us who love Toronto, here is a different view of our skyline, looking West from Spadina to Humber at sunset, including Exhibition and Liberty Village. The usual North view is all office skyscrapers, while this West angle is condos, and to my surprise, abundance of green space.

View of Toronto’s CN Tower from Union Station

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Looking up at Toronto’s CN Tower from the platforms within Union Station, we get a glimpse of the old and new. This area of Union is being rebuilt, leaving the metal exposed and an open roof. Fun how they light the tower at night, creating a glow in the sky.

Intently Watching The Street During Afternoon Coffee Break in Croatia

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Makarska is a lovely town in Croatia along the Adriatic coast with many opportunities for people watching from one of its restaurants or cafes. This Croatian man – enjoying a coffee and water – had an intense look as he gazed the street. And at the moment I pressed the shutter, he turned and caught the camera’s eye.

Sweeping night time view of Toronto’s skyline, as seen from Park Hyatt rooftop lounge

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Had the opportunity two weeks ago to view Toronto’s distinct skyline from the rooftop of the Park Hyatt hotel. There is an outdoor lounge perfectly situated looking south along Avenue Road that allows for this panoramic view of the city.

Feeling Moody – The skies over Hong Kong’s skyline

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Hong Kong has a dramatic skyline, day or night. On this morning, the skies looked rough, making Hong Kong appear somewhat moody (or hung over after a fun night?).

Majestic old city of Dubrovnik, Croatia, as seen through a gun turret

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Dubrovnik is a very beautiful city with such rich character. Here we see the old city through a gun turret on the perimeter wall. I gather it was in use during the war 20 years ago, as evidence by the few areas of destruction that remain.