Monday, October 6, 2014

Where In Ottawa XL

No, it's not eXtra Large. It's number 40.

That's right, it's back.

I didn't have a Where In Ottawa contest last month because I was just getting back from a family vacation and had a camera full of images that would take me weeks to get through. The last thing I wanted to do was to go out and find a location in Ottawa to capture.

But now I'm back into the swing of things and ready to offer another challenge.

Here are the rules:
  • The following photo was shot somewhere in Ottawa. Your task: tell me where it was shot.
  • If you know where the photo was taken, provide your answer in the Comments section of this post. Any other form of communication regarding the location of the image will receive no response. You may guess as many times as you like.
  • If the location is not identified by the end of today, a clue will appear at the upper-right side of this blog. One clue will appear every day until the location is identified.
  • If you have won this challenge in the past you can still play, but no giveaway will be offered if you win.
  • If you correctly identify the location of this photo, I will send you a PDF version of my novel, Songsaengnim: A Korea Diary, by e-mail (you must provide an address after I identify you as the winner). If you win this challenge, you have until the next Where In Ottawa to claim your prize.
That's it. Are you ready?

Think you know Ottawa? Prove it!

And good luck!


  1. Centrepoint Theatre
    N 45° 20.642 W 075° 45.759,-75.7625334,3a,25.9y,190.68h,82.82t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1srgPfarLsIdcHhjMifMitIA!2e0

  2. This bell is displayed next to the front entrance of Ben Franklin Place. It used to hang in the old Nepean Township Hall built in 1896. A drawing of the bell was used as the City of Nepean's logo, before the city amalgamated with the city of Ottawa.

  3. Sorry, Rubby. This shot is not from Centrepoint Theatre.

    Keep trying.

  4. Uhh...stab in the dark, bell as part of the monument in front of the Ontario Courthouse on Elgin Street?

    1. Stab away (be careful), but no, this is not the bell at the monument in front of the Ontario Courthouse. Nice try.

  5. Nepean Equestrian Park?

    1. Sorry, Sarah. It's not the Nepean Equestrian Park.

  6. Beside the Petro Canada at the corner of Fallowfield and Woodroffe.

    1. Yes!

      Congratulations, Sarah! Please contact me at and I will reply with a PDF copy of my novel.

    2. Yaaay!!! Feeling like I should have picked up on the answer sooner...I drive by it almost every day!!


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