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My Kenora Aurora Homecoming

My Kenora Aurora Homecoming Viewing the Aurora Borealis at my family’s camp on the Winnipeg River was always such a special and treasured event growing up in Kenora. Camp. This is not “the cottage”, this is CAMP.  Locals will get the difference 🙂  Here the skies are immense and dark. It has been two years […]

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Puerto Vallarta Mexico

Our first adventure of 2016 was a work conference which was held at the end of January at an all inclusive resort in sunny Puerto Vallarta Mexico.  The trip was one week which included 2 travel days and 3 work days, leaving only 2 free days to explore the area.  In between the busy work schedule we […]

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My Intimate Encounter with Icelandic Horses

My Intimate Encounter with Icelandic Horses Icelandic Horses are left to roam in pastures wild and free during the summer months before being rounded up in the fall by their owners, and as a result they are both tame and wild as I would soon learn. Icelandic Horses are everywhere in Iceland. We probably saw thousands […]

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Callanish Stones Scorched Stone Legend

There are many tales and legends that have lingered over the centuries surrounding the Callanish Stones – the ancient stone circle ritual site on the west coast of the Isle of Lewis in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides. When we visited Callanish as children, I recall a tale my Mum had told us  of a scorch-marked stone, two […]

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Iceland Waterfalls

There is certainly no shortage of Iceland waterfalls and below is by no means an exhaustive list. There are many prominent Iceland waterfalls that we either did not make it to, or the weather was horrible or we simply got lost and missed a couple. Oh and I took a bunch of shots at Godafoss […]

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Isle of Lewis Scotland

Why I travelled to Isle of Lewis Scotland I spoke to many people leading up to our trip to Isle of Lewis Scotland and most people were asking “aren’t you going to Edinburgh”? When I would reply “no we are going to Stornoway, on the Isle of Lewis” the inevitable strange looks and raised eyebrows […]

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West Fjords Iceland

WEST FJORDS ICELAND It’s funny how our Iceland trip ended up taking us to places we hadn’t planned and as is often the case, the unplanned events are often the most memorable. I had so many South Iceland locations on my list that I figured we would spend the majority of our time there before […]

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Iceland Trip Report

ICELAND TRIP REPORT Make sure to scroll to the bottom to see my top 11 photos from our tour of Iceland. We have completed the entire Ring Road around the circumference of Iceland plus a stunning side trip to the West Fjords. More on that area later. Before we get to the photos, please enjoy […]

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Jökulsárlón Iceland

JÖKULSÁRLÓN ICELAND Before leaving for this trip many people had asked what aspects of Iceland I was most excited to see and photograph and the answer was the Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon where icebergs gracefully make their way to the ocean after calving off from the receding Breiðamerkurjökull Glacier. Iceberg floating to sea at Jokulssarlon Glacial Lagoon. Nature, […]

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