Calabogie & Luskville Falls

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I spent a week in Calabogie, which is not too far from Ottawa. I spent 4 days hiking on the nearby trails, part of the Manitou Mountain trail system. I also went hiking with my friend James on the Luskville Falls trail in Gatineau Park. Here are the trails in order: Red Arrow Rock Lookout […]

Niagara Falls

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I visited Niagara Falls, which I hadn’t been to in decades. It’s one of the wonders of the world.

Ottawa & Gatineau Park

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I visited a few nice spots in Ottawa with my friend James, and we also did some hiking in Gatineau Park. We hiked around Pink Lake — the last time we did that it was completely foggy.

Washington State

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I was recently in Washington State, where we made several excursions to visit scenic areas. The state is separated into a western and eastern part by the Cascade mountains. Chelan is in the eastern part. Chelan this is a city around a long lake with low mountains all around we went up a road that […]

The Art of the Brick

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I was recently in Ottawa, and while there we took in the exhibit “The Art of the Brick” at the Science and Technology Museum. The artist is Nathan Sawaya and you can see in my photos some of the things he’s done with Lego. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Ottawa Bridge & Mer Bleue

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My friend James and I did some biking and hiking in Ottawa. The first picture is from a bridge over the river with mysterious silver orbs. The rest are from Mer Bleue Conservation Area, specifically the part with the bog. Spot the beaver in the 3rd picture.

Cataract Falls

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My friend Kev and I went to Forks of the Credit Provincial Park the other day. We only had time to hike on one trail — we chose the one that led to the waterfall, Cataract Falls. Here’s what it looks like. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Pink Lake

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I hiked around Pink Lake with my friend James the other day. It’s in Gatineau Park, Quebec. It would have been great if it had been a sunny day, but it was also interesting to experience it on a foggy day. I only took 2 photos but they give you an idea what it looked […]

Big Four & Mt. Rainier, Washington

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I spent a week and a half in Washington State. My photos are of 2 excursions to visit mountains. The 1st one is the mountain known as Big Four — you can see the four peaks of the mountain in several pictures. There are ice caves here, which you used to be able to go […]

Elora Gorge

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A few weeks ago I went with my friend Kev to the Elora Gorge. It’s a very nice scenic spot that’s not far away. Here are a few photos. If you want to control the photos using the arrow keys, click on “[Show thumbnails]” — otherwise, sit back and enjoy the show. [Show thumbnails]