Cheltenham Badlands

The red rock of Cheltenham Badlands

UPDATE: The Cheltenham Badlands has been closed due to abuse and damage to the delicate soil.  Read more on the subject via the Ontario Heritage Trust news release. It looks like a hilly, red desert in the middle of a forested area just north of Toronto, but it’s actually soft rock that has no vegetation on it. The red hue ...

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Killarney Provincial Park

Scenes from Killarney Provincial Park

As a teenager, I took art classes throughout high school, which meant that I was introduced to many great artists including the Group of Seven. From all the Canadian painters, I have a love for the works of the Group of Seven, and others, such as Emily Carr, who focused on nature scenes. Visiting Killarney Provincial Park, I can understand ...

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Royal Crescent

Travel Photo: Royal Crescent in Bath, UK

Taking a walk through Bath, U.K. is like taking a step back in time. The Royal Crescent in Bath, designed by architect John Wood the Younger and built between 1767 and 1774, was already standing during the time of famous author Jane Austen. Her many stories feature visits to Bath and standing on the green in front of the huge ...

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Going up north

Driving to Northern Ontario – easier than it used to be

I have fond memories of sitting in the backseat of my parent’s ’84 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, with a bright orange, plastic cooler separating me from my younger brother (so that we wouldn’t have World War III happen), and driving “north” to a cottage or to a campsite. Back then there were fewer cars on the road, and less cottage-bound traffic ...

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Armchair Travel: Fall in Northeastern US

If you’ve ventured outside of the city you may have noticed that some trees have leaves turning red, golden or bright orange. It seems some trees are changing sooner than usual and perhaps this is due to the lack of rain we had this summer. The same is happening with fall in Northeastern US which this video showcases. I love ...

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Elora, Ontario

Photos of Elora, Ontario on a summer morning

Taking photos of Elora, Ontario is one of the things many amateur and professional photographers do when day-tripping around Ontario. Elora is one of the prettiest towns in this province. It’s no wonder it is a popular spot for day trips from Toronto. Not only is the town so photo-worthy, but it also has local trails including the Elora Gorge ...

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Town of Galt, Ontario

Travel Photo: The town of Galt, Ontario

The town of Galt, Ontario is a very old part of the city of Cambridge, in southwestern Ontario, located on the Grand River. It was amalgamated into the city of Cambridge in 1973, but has a long history as a settlement from the early 1800s onwards. Many of the buildings seem frozen in time, making for great photography. The “downtown ...

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