Winter this year has been milder than the last few years. I won’t be wrong if I say that there was hardly any snowfall this year. But I prefer it like this – a mix of sun and snow.
Last week, Toronto witnessed heavy snowfall. I went for a walk around my neighbourhood to witness how the city transforms into a wonderland. I can’t explain how magical the experience was.
Tall glass buildings surround me as I live in downtown Toronto.
I started from Dundas St West X Spadina Intersection – Queen St West – Nathan Phillips Square – Yongue and Dundas Square and back to Spadina.
The streets were empty as the city is in lockdown, and everyone’s working from home.
The Skating rink at Nathan Phillips Square, a popular tourist attraction and a local hangout spot, was open, and some daredevils were spotted enjoying the sport.
The cafe opposite the rink played loud uplifting music, which made me groove. I haven’t been to a party, a disco or any other outdoor gathering for months now, and the music here made me want to set myself loose.
I love walking on fresh snow. It’s so soft. Isn’t it satisfying to leave your footprints in fresh thick layers of snow? No matter how old I get, I am always going to enjoy doing this.
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Warm weather is returning to Toronto, and it seems like spring is around the corner. We might not get another snowfall as good as this one, and I am glad I made the most of this one.