Tag: scenery

My Great Bear Rainforest Adventure – Part 2

The seaplane trip from Prince Rupert to Hartley Bay was 45 minutes – I’m generally not prone to motion sickness but we hit a few air pockets that had my stomach in my mouth, but I managed to pull it together and continue taking…

My Great Bear Rainforest Adventure – Part 1 (Pics Only Version)

Once we arrived in Hartley Bay, British Columbia to meet the boat, Great Bear II, our adventure in the Great Bear Rainforest took us through some of the most spectacular scenery one could ever hope to see. It was nature at its best and…

My Great Bear Rainforest Adventure – Part 1

I turned 40 a few months ago.  I spent a lot of year 39 thinking about turning 40 and wanted to mark the occasion with something memorable. Last November, I googled “bear watching” as I’ve loved (and been terrified) of bears since I was…

Somewhere on the Douglas Channel

Back in Prince Rupert tonight and then on to Vancouver in the morning for a few more days of vacation. This was taken on the way back to Hartley Bay to catch the seaplane to Prince Rupert. It was a spectacular week – can’t…

Grand Canyon of Yellowstone

In the summer of 2008, we went on a road trip through South Dakota to the Black Hills and then on to Yellowstone.  It was on this trip that I started to become more interested in photography and to put some thought into taking…

Safe Passage

There is an abundance of wildlife in Banff National Park and there is also a major highway (The TransCanada) running through the park connecting Banff and Lake Louise.  In order to to give the bears, wolves, elk, moose and all the other wildlife an…

Sulphur Mountain

Pretty drive up Sulphur Mountain to see if the Banff Upper Hot Springs were re-opened (they weren’t).  I really like the way the clouds and the trees look in this picture.  As a travel tip, there is a nice hotel called the Rimrock Resort…