Category Archives: Canada

Bees at Butchart

I love bees. And the Butchart Gardens outside Victoria on Vancouver Island are a paradise for them. Even in late summer when we were there, bees buzzed around, tirelessly going from flower to flower, collecting up pollen. I could have … Continue reading

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Old Town Montreal in the COLD!

Montreal Old Town is a pleasure to visit at anytime of the year. But I have to admit that in the cold it can be a bit of a challenge, like anywhere. And the last time I was in Montreal … Continue reading

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Canada 150 Northern Lights Show, Ottawa

On summer evenings since 2015, the imposing façade of the Canadian Parliament Building in Ottawa has been transformed into a gigantic screen 470 feet long and 30 stories high. Just after dark, crowds are wowed by a magnificent multimedia presentation … Continue reading

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The Icefields Parkway of Canada’s Rocky Mountains

Canada’s Icefields Parkway runs 144 miles through the Rocky Mountains of Alberta. At its southern end is the picturesque Lake Louise while its northern tip is marked by the idyllic town of Jasper (no prizes for guessing why I’m particularly … Continue reading

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Soaring Over The Prairies

I love watching the landscape pass by below from a soaring aeroplane. Even the flat terrain of the US and Canadian prairies is fascinating. Especially in areas where colossal collages of gigantic geometric irrigated fields cover the dusty plains. Expand … Continue reading

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Confederation Bridge, Prince Edward Island

Confederation Bridge spans the narrowest point of the Northumberland Strait, but is still eight miles long. In fact, this resilient structure claims to be the longest bridge crossing ice-covered water in the World. It was constructed between 1993 and 1997, … Continue reading

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Walk on the Ocean Floor at Hopewell Rocks, Canada!

What’s more relaxing than walking on a beach? Well at Hopewell Rocks in New Brunswick, Canada, they claim you can go one step better (no pun intended) and ‘Walk on the ocean floor.’ The Rocks are located on the north … Continue reading

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