A new silver collector coin has been unveiled, celebrating the McCausland dome in CASA LOMA’s conservatory. The coin, covered in translucent and opaque enamel, will sell for about $130. Only 7500 are being made. CASA LOMA was built between 1911 and 1914. Operated by the City of TORONTO, the castle remains one of our city’s most popular tourist attractions.
Taken during last winter’s frigid cold, after a climb up 60 flights of stairs with heavy camera equipment, at -20 degrees C with high winds, these images by RONNIE YIP capture our city at its spectacular best.“We ended up overdressing for the occasion. The climb was tough – I thought I almost suffered a heat stroke, having to carry all that camera gear, and wearing a heavy parka, two layers of sweaters, and very tight long johns. In the end, the incredible towering views were well worth the effort.” – RONNIE YIP Ronnie Yip’s websites: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ronnieyip/ and . . . . . http://www.ronnieyip.tumblr.com