Sunday, May 5, 2013

Vankleek Hill, Ontario

Vankleek Hill, Ontario is the home of my favourite Canadian beer, Beau's. It is a charming town. Slightly east of Ottawa, it shares the charm of the small towns in that district. For someone who wants to return to Toronto because it is a municipal reflection of myself, I really love towns like Vankleek Hill, Alfred de Plantagenet and Hawkesbury.

This is a stunning municipal mural.

The Higginson Observation Tower. Once a windmill, then a lookout post in the time of the Fenian raids, it became an astrological observatory in the 1870s. After years of neglect, the people of Vankleek Hill renovated the building in 2003. 

1 comment:

  1. Return to Toronto? WHY??? Some crackhead will clobber you for your camera to go buy a rock