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England’s White Horses

Earlier today, I was honoured to discover that Cee has picked me as one of her Featured Bloggers for the Fun Foto Challenge this week, following my post Alaska Orca from last time! Imagine my surprise and joy. Thanks, Cee! … Continue reading

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Alaskan Orca

I can’t believe Rich caught this on camera! An Orca breaching in Resurrection Bay, Alaska, out from Seward. Thanks to Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge of Nature Animals for reminding me of this one. The A to Z Challenge has reached … Continue reading

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Kennecott & McCarthy – Alaskan Ghost Towns

From the moment I first saw a photo of the abandoned copper mill in the mining ghost town of Kennecott, while planning our trip to Alaska, I knew it had to go on my Bucket List. Then I discovered it … Continue reading

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Mexican Underworld

Today being Cinco de Mayo got me thinking of a fantastic trip I made to Mexico’s Mayan Riviera back in 2011. And I especially keep coming back to our underground exploits from that visit! The northern half of Mexico’s Yucatán … Continue reading

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Close Encounter With An Alaskan Bear

Unsurprisingly, my trip to Alaska in 2007 was one of the most memorable vacations I’ve ever taken. It really was the adventure of a lifetime. So much so, that the fourth Jaspa’s Journey book (The Hermit of Kennecott) will be … Continue reading

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Circles in Stone – Rollright, Avebury & Stonehenge

Great Minds Think Alike, they say. Perhaps that explains why Ailsa (of Where’s My Backpack?) and Sue (of A Word In Your Ear) have both come up with Round as their photo theme this week. And the A to Z … Continue reading

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Sun Dog Days

In Southern Ontario, this time of year is characterised by wild weather swings. The day before yesterday it got up to 20ºC (68ºF) and everyone was out in their gardens in shorts. Then this morning we woke to heavy, wet, … Continue reading

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