Archive for Landscapes

Glorious Spring!

An early arrival of Spring on the west coast brings cherry-blossom lined streets and plenty of daffodils, followed by the heavenly fragrance of wisteria and lavender blooms.

Palm Springs-Beyond the Golf Courses

Golfing and shopping are synonymous with Palm Springs…but what to do if you don’t particularly like either? How about meandering 1,200 acres of gardens and animals in the Living Desert Conservation, and learn about their important work of “preserving, conserving and interpreting the desert and all its varied plant and animal life”? The site includes a [...]

The Island of Hawaii

Aloha from the Island of Hawaii, also known as the ”Big Island”.  At approximately 4,028 square miles or 10,430 sq km, it is more than double in size than all the other Hawaiian islands combined. The island is built from 5 separate volcanoes that erupted. Because volcanoes Mauna Loa and Kiīlauea are still active, the island [...]

Summer in the Canadian Rockies

Iconic Lake Louise, situated in Banff (Alberta) National Park, is likely one of the most photographed lakes in Canada. This quintessential Canadian landscape with its turquoise-coloured water surrounded by the majestic Victoria Glacier is a precious gem. The vast trail system around the lake provides hours of great hiking in the fresh, clean air and [...]

Sayulita, Mexico

Sayulita Mexico is a little piece of paradise approximately a one-hour drive north of Puerto Vallarta. This off-the-beaten-locale is quite popular with surfers, artists and travelers who are looking for a laid back experience with beautiful rugged beaches, lush jungle, and great food and great people. Once a sleepy fishing village, Sayulita is blossoming into [...]

The Daily Post 2012

The Daily Post 2012! The Daily Post features an image-a-day. The image may have been taken on this day or could be a past favourite. “Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine.”~Ralph Waldo Emerson   Please note, the daily post is closed until the new year. Nov-20-2012: Beneath the [...]

2013 Calendars

~Life is a collection of daily celebrations~ 2013 Calendars available: Wildlife Rescue 2013 The Wildlife Rescue Association of BC’s wall calendar, which measures 8.5”x11”, features 13 beautiful images of local wildlife. The calendar costs $15 from the WRA admin building or $18 with post and packaging. The photos were generously donated by Paul Steeves and [...]

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