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Hamilton region waterfalls

Waterfalls in Hamilton: Webster Falls and Tew Falls

Hamilton, Ontario is known for its steel factories and gritty neighbourhoods, undergoing a recent renaissance. It’s also known for its numerous waterfalls including the very popular Webster Falls and Tew Falls. A few years ago, when I originally wrote about the waterfalls in Hamilton, few Torontonians would have known that they have such beautiful, natural wonders so close by. Since ...

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Morning hikes

Why The Morning Light Is Best For Photography

A photographer friend of ours once told us that morning light is best for photography.  He was right. Just as the light is perfect in the evening, the soft light in the morning makes for a perfect picture. Mark, our wise photographer friend, is normally found at concerts, taking professional shots of musicians in action. But the one morning we ...

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Fall Hikes

Fall Hikes For Colourful Leaves in Ontario

As soon as September arrives in Ontario, it’s time to start planning fall hikes. The changing colour of leaves attracts many to hiking trails with cameras in hand. Timing is key and the best resource to find out when to visit specific provincial parks, conservation areas, and trails is to check out the changing leaf reports. Resources for Fall Hikes ...

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Visiting Tobermory: Part Two Visiting Bruce Peninsula National Park

The area around Tobermory is well known for its beautiful natural landscape and azure and turquoise waters. Aside from visiting the town, some of the key summer attractions are the national parks. Visiting Bruce Pensinsula National Park During our summer day trip to Tobermory for Toronto, we headed to the new Visitor Centre at Bruce Peninsula National Park. It’s located ...

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Hiking at Starkey Hill Trail in Summer

Starkey Hill Trail is an interpretive hiking trail near Guelph, Ontario, located on Arkell Road between Watson Road and Concession 11, in Puslinch Township. It’s not overly large but it offers some of the best views and light hiking trails in the Guelph area. Starkey Hill was named after the Starkey family that had purchased land in the area in ...

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