Category Archives: Canada


Prince Edward Island: Sea, Sky and Field

Prince Edward Island, a chunk of red rock and sand cradled in the Gulf of St. Lawrence by Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, is one of Canada’s Maritime provinces, but, besides the sea, it also […]

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Nouveau Brunswick, Nova Scotia

Canada’s Maritime Provinces: so close and so different. These are from a recent expedition to parts of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. When the tide is low in the Bay of Fundy, it is low. […]

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Prince Edward Island, Canada

Windswept October days on PEI. And a little bit of New Brunswick.  Click here for a gallery. (You can click on the right arrow on the photos to speed up the slideshow).    

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Wind River, Yukon Territory

The Wind River is a crystal-clear, aquamarine stream that flows fast and cold out of the Wernecke Mountains into the Peel River in Canada’s Yukon Territory. Some friends and I paddled more than 100 miles of it […]

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Ski Tour Canada, Finale

Skiers in a sprint heat on the Plains of Abraham in Quebec City. The color, energy and speed of Ski Tour Canada 2016 East, four days of World Cup cross-country ski racing in Quebec, is […]

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Quebec, Quebec

  Walker, Quebec City. St. Lawrence River in the background below, not completely frozen and with a channel full of bobbing ice and swirling steam. Apparently it’s very unusual for the river to be more […]

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Ski Tour Canada #1

A ski skater glides on the Plains of Abraham in Quebec while a freighter passes below on the icy St. Lawrence River. The best nordic skiers in the world are in Canada for Ski Tour […]

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Canada’s National Gallery

If you find yourself in Ottawa, go to the National Gallery of Canada. It’s downtown, in between the By Ward Market district,  the Parliament and the Chateau Laurier, not to far from the Rideau Canal […]

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Blue Ottawa

February morning, Ottawa, Ontario.

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Two Things About Montreal

(Aside from the fact that with more 1.5 million people it is considered the second-largest French-speaking city in the world, after Paris): 1. There are about 300 miles of bicycle trails in Montreal, meaning you […]

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La Coupe du Monde, Quebec

Nordic skiing World Cup races are rarely held outside of Europe’s skiing nations, where almost every winter weekend they are watched by the kind crowds North America can only manage to turn out for events […]

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Algonquin Park, Ontario.

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Another Kind of Water

I wasn’t in Vermont when Hurricane Irene hit. While Vermonters were fleeing water, some friends and I were seeking it in Algonquin Park in Ontario. We left several days before Irene arrived in town and […]

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North shore, Prince Edward Island.    

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Où est la poutine?

Imagine the calories required to keep a dinosaur kicking in Quebec … It’s all part of the show at the Manoir Bigfoot and the Madrid Restaurant in Saint-Leonard d’Aston, Quebec, just off Autoroute 20. Given the […]

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Ottawa River story

The Ottawa River and Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario. Come up with your own story to go with the picture. For more from the series, look here.

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