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Western Wood Lily

In late June we hiked up Mt. Yamnuska on a rainy day. Our timing was perfect for some of the early wildflowers, including this pretty Western Wood Lily…

Sleeping Bee

I found this giant bumble bee upside down and clinging to this leaf while he was fast asleep. He hung out for a few hours and then woke…

Blue Jay

I was just sitting on the balcony and this cute little blue jay flew up and landed on the fence. I grabbed my camera as quick as I…

Mt. Fitzwilliam

When the spectacular Berg Lake trail is crowded to the limit, hikers can take a quick drive to the Mt. Fitzwilliam trailhead and get into the backcountry without…

Opal Hills

This is Joan arriving to the saddle on the Opal Hills trail just before the steep ridge scramble up to the summit. It was early in the season…

Keeping the Feet Dry

This is high up on the Bald Hills Loop trail in Jasper. Even way up in the sub-alpine the ground can be soft and mushy in places and…

Black Bear Cubs

Seeing a mother bear with cubs is always such a pleasure. In the spring of 2018 we saw quite a few bears in Jasper and this is my…

Blood Moon at the Farm

The moon on September 27th, 2015 was a special one. It was a combination of three infrequent events, which means it only occurs every couple of decades, and…

Atlantic Puffin

The Atlantic Puffin is the Provincial bird of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve is home of the largest colony of Atlantic Puffins in North…

Witless Bay Ecological Reserve

The Witless Bay Ecological Reserve is home to North America’s largest colony of Atlantic puffins. It’s estimated that more than 260,000 mating pairs of Atlantic puffins nest in…

Jelly Bean Houses

A couple walk hand in hand past some of the famous jelly bean houses of St. John’s. Location: St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Iceberg Alley

Boat tours anywhere along Iceberg Alley will give you spectacular views of giant icebergs towering over your head. The icebergs are driven from the northern ice cap by…

Quiet Evening in Burlington

The little town of Burlington lies on the Northwest Arm of Green Bay in Northern Newfoundland. The sun was setting on a quiet town on the evening when…

Schooner Sailing

This photo was taken from the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck, Nova Scotia. As one of the most famous and influential Canadians of all time,…

Community of Peggy’s Cove

Peggy’s Cove is a small fishing community situated on the shores of St. Margaret’s Bay in Nova Scotia. It’s most famous for the lighthouse at Peggy’s Point which…

Prospect Bay

A short distance east of the famous town and lighthouse of Peggys Cove, the picturesque little town of Prospect lies on Prospect Bay. This is a charming and…