Tag: Canada

“If You Go Out In the Woods Today”

I am terrified and fascinated by bears.  If I sleep in a tent at a campground where there could be bears (and it’s been a few years since I’ve slept in a tent), I don’t sleep until the sun comes up.  I hear every…

Elk Island National Park

  I just got back from my annual camping trip with my parents.  Our main destination this year was Jasper National Park, but on the way we camped at Elk Island National Park for a night. Elk Island is about an hour from Edmonton…

Quebec City – Part Three

These are pictures from Lower Town in Old Quebec.  Like I’ve said previously, you can spend lots of time just wandering around Old Quebec.  You don’t really need a plan, just step out your hotel door and start walking (which is how most of…

Quebec City – Part Two

Old Quebec is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  It’s compromised of Upper Town and Lower Town, and the ramparts surrounding Old Quebec are a National Historic Site of Canada.  These are pictures from walking around Upper Town.  If you like to walk and wander…

Summers Are For Road Trips – Quebec City

I love Quebec City, specifically Old Quebec.  I’ve never been to Europe, but I imagine it’s like being in a European city. Founded in 1608, it’s one of North America’s oldest cities. The Chateau Frontenac is reported to be one of the most photographed…

Mammatus Clouds

A continuation of my last post – I’m still fascinated by these clouds that appeared after the brief storm last night. I’ve never seen anything like it!  It was such an eerie, awe-inspiring feeling to look up at the sky.

like a little kid

I feel like a little kid tonight.  My new camera arrived – a Nikon Coolpix p510 – I was so excited to open the box!  I really enjoy taking pictures, but I’m not ready (nor can I really afford) to spend big money on…

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