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50 Inspirational Nature Quotes

There’s much talk about how natural settings such as the woods or by the water can be therapeutic and stress-relieving, as well as great exercise. I believe this to be true and it seems that our ancestors knew this for a long time. This list of popular inspirational nature quotes from over the centuries shows that the woods, beaches and meadows ...

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Barron Canyon in Algonquin Park

Visiting the Barron Canyon Trail in Algonquin Park

The Barron Canyon Trail in Algonquin Park, located in northeastern Ontario is one of the most beautiful natural spots in the province. If you have a bucket list for travel in Ontario, it should be in the top 10 on your list. Most of us living in the Greater Toronto Area and Southern Ontario have visited the southern part of ...

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Visiting Erindale Park in winter

Visiting the trails at Erindale Park in winter

Toronto has High Park, New York City has Central Park and Mississauga can lay claim to having Erindale Park. Visiting the trails at Erindale Park in winter or summer periods is a favourite past-time of many in the city who enjoy walking or cycling along trails but don’t want to travel too far to enjoy these activities. As the largest ...

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Gifts for Father's Day

10 Fun Gifts For Father’s Day

This year, my husband is celebrating Father’s Day for the first time. He keeps talking about how getting a good night’s sleep would be an amazing thing. I’ll strive to give him the gift of peace and relaxation for at least a day. However, I’m also considering what to get my Dad and Father-in-law and so I’ve been pulled together ...

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Phone camera or DSLR for hiking

A few kilometres hiking on a moderate or difficult trail while lugging around a DSLR camera can be a pain in the neck… especially if your camera has a heavy lens and the strap is fraying. Increasingly I debate whether to use the phone camera or DSLR for hiking trips, trying to figure out which will be the most useful ...

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Trails along Highway 60 in Algonquin Park

Trails along Highway 60 in Algonquin Park

In early Spring, the trails along Highway 60 in Algonquin Park are a magical place in the early morning. With few hikers on the trails, you can stop, take a breath and listen to bird songs. Waking up very early on the Saturday of Victoria Day long weekend, my husband and I drove three hours from Burlington to experience the ...

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