Monday, March 6, 2017

Where In Ottawa LXIII

If you read any of my posts from last week, you may have learned that this month marks 20 years since my wife and I first arrived in Chŏnju, South Korea, to teach English as a second language in a private academy, known as a hagwon.

It was a life-altering experience that we will carry with us for the rest of our lives. A new culture, foreign language and customs, an economic collapse, political unrest, constant threats of attacks from North Korea, and more.

To celebrate this anniversary, I've decided to throw in a copy of my novel, Songsaengnim: A Korea Diary, to whoever solves this month's photo challenge, Where In Ottawa. This story is a work of fiction, but it parallels our experiences in our first year.

I'm working on the sequel, though not as quickly as I would like. Not nearly as quickly as it will take you to solve my photo challenge.

For those of you who have never played Where In Ottawa and for those of you who need a refresher, here are the rules:

Below, you will see a photo that I shot somewhere in the Ottawa area. Your job is to identify the location by leaving a guess in the Comments section of this blog post.
You must leave your guess only in this post to qualify. Because the comments are time-stamped, everyone who plays can see the date and time that an answer is submitted. If you try to guess by any other means, whether you're right or wrong, I won't respond to that guess and you can't win.

For every day that the challenge isn't solved, I'll leave a clue in the top-left corner of my blog. Above the This is Me section.
The first person to correctly identify the location wins the challenge. You can guess as many times as you like.


Think you know Ottawa? Prove it! Here is the photo:


Good luck!

22 comments:

  1. Baseball stadium off Vanier parkway?

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    1. Sorry, Becky, that's not it. Keep trying!

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  2. Looks like City Hall (from Laurier). That little roof they have but that doesn't have a flag on it.. or it didn't last time I checked! @NoodlezandBeanz

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    1. It may look like City Hall, but it’s not. Try again!

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    1. Nope, not the Ottawa Airport. Keep trying.

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  4. Is it the new Royal Canadian Geographic Society HQ on Sussex?

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    1. Sorry, Michael, it's not the Royal Canadian Geographic Society.

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    1. Uh-uh (I did the Dow's Lake Pavilion in December). Don't give up!

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  6. The new spy HQ building at Blair and Olgivie?

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    1. Ooo.. I love that guess, Miranda, but unfortunately, it's not correct. Please try again.

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  7. The International Pavilion on Sussex Drive.

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    1. YES! Congratulations, Marc! Let me know how I can get a copy of my book to you.

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    2. I've already got it but I'll take the bragging rights for a month ;-)

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    3. You've got it, Marc! I'll post the results on Monday. Cheers!

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  8. http://www.ncc-ccn.gc.ca/planning/canada-150/50-sussex-drive-building-showcases-a-series-of-exhibits

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    1. Nice work, Michael. Now, had you only provided your answer eight hours sooner. ;)

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