Category Archives: wildlife

Rush Hour in North Wales

Driving the country lanes of North Wales, you really never know what could be around the corner. We came upon this particular traffic jam near the village where Rich grew up. Expand the minds of you and your children by … Continue reading

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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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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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Wildlife Spotting At Custer State Park, South Dakota

What makes me smile, makes me happy? Hmmm… Well, the first thing that jumps to mind is animals. Like all the critters we saw at Custer State Park in South Dakota. Custer was South Dakota’s first state park and remains … Continue reading

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‘Step’ Back In Time At The Copper Ridge Dinosaur Tracks, Utah

Utah is covered with dinosaur tracks. Who knew? Well actually, I had a bit of an idea, since I’ve seen some of them myself! Copper Ridge Dinosaur Tracks are located north of Arches National Park, just east of Hwy 191. … Continue reading

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Isla de los Pájaros (Bird Island), Ushuaia, Argentina

I’ve had a break from blogging for the last couple of months, primarily because Rich (the fingertips behind everything related to Jaspa’s Journey) underwent heart surgery at the start of January! Thankfully, his recovery is progressing brilliantly and so… I’m … Continue reading

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New Arrivals at Chester Zoo

I visited Chester Zoo in England early in the New Year, just in time to see a couple of their new arrivals. I have to admit to having mixed emotions about zoos, but Chester is one of the good ones, … Continue reading

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