Monday, April 15, 2013

Nov 2012: Peeking down from the Toronto CN Tower

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So I went over to Toronto for couple of days of sales meetings, in the evening when we landed, Brendan and I decided to go to the CN tower for a bite to eat

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we decided to take the underground, these are the tokens we are supposed to use, dinky

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waiting at the platform

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missing girl and ferociously cold evening…

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fascinating to see the advertisements.

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people are sitting around

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nice history plaques

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exiting the turnstiles. these aren't made for people like me and Brendan.

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We come out next to the Grand Union station and there’s the CN tower where we need to get to.

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pop into the amazing station. I love this building

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walking to the skywalk

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passing the roads

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and then the covered pathway

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we pop out of the skywalk and see the skyline

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a FedEx van..

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the CN Tower is reflected on this skyscraper

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what did they mark out?

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heading towards the tower

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there she blows

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we enter into the complex

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walking over a railway bridge

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very cute looking trains

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we head up..

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on one level are these red painted grills which allow you to see through it.

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pretty impressive eh?

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We walk around the gallery but its ferociously cold. Then we go and have dinner. It was ok…

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then we come to the viewing gallery. These are armoured glass, notice how I am stepping on the metal strips? Im a scaredy cat

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looking down hundreds of feet

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and then I screw up my courage and step out on the glass.

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Standing on a glass floor 1500 feet above ground.

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climbed into the lift and going straight can see the ground rushing up

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the colours change as you go down..

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pop out of the complex and start walking back

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wow, pedestrians have signals as well :)

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nice curves :)

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More skyscrapers…..

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loose moose, lol, one day I have to go in there for a bite to eat…

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the Fairmont Hotel, i stayed here the first time I came to Toronto. Avoid..

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More about the history of Canadian Railways

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we go to catch the tube

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amazing building

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talks about all the various locations it will go to.

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they still have these phones :)

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Brendan cannot figure out where we need to go

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then I got confused as well

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the walls are getting repaired

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there’s the train

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the platform is also getting fixed, temporary lighting all over the place

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long corridors on the train, very nice people on the train

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we pop out, there’s the hotel we are staying at

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the town library

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an iron fountain..

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