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Canada #1 – Scarecrows, scenery and scarlet coats in Bromont

Dear friends, The last part of my North American tour was over the border into Canada, to Quebec to be more precise, and to Bromont to be really exact!  I visited my friends Andree and Denis here in the summer two years ago to help celebrate their wedding and what a pleasure to visit again [...]

USA #3 – Lake Champlain and the road trip

Dear friends, It's amazing what you can fit into a week if you are with energetic and generous friends. Rada and Steve have a beautiful house right on the shore of Lake Champlain in Upper New York State, and although I am not generally an early riser, getting up before six am to view the [...]

Montreal, Quebec, Canada #1

Dear Friends, A brief visit to the wonderful city of Montreal gave me a chance to shoot a few photos of buildings and graffiti around town and to enjoy a little of the Summer Music Festival. The city is celebrating its 375th anniversary.  The mighty St Lawrence River close to Montreal. Approaching the city of [...]

Vancouver Island, BC, Canada #3

Dear friends, As I mentioned in a previous blog, my friends Pauline and Mark have a Nursery Garden and Landscaping business with an emphasis on unusal and very scented plants, so their company name 'SCENTSATIONAL' is very appropriate.  Their garden is full, full of fabulous plants and now in the summer many of the flowers [...]

Vancouver Island, BC, Canada #2

Dear friends, On Canada Day, this year celebrating 150 years, we began of course with a truly Canadian breakfast - pancakes, bacon, maple syrup and strawberries - YUM! We were joined by another old primary school friend, Judi and her husband Tim.  I had found an old school photo from 60 years ago, and Pauline, [...]

Vancouver Island, BC, Canada #1

Dear friends, Travelled from Denver to Victoria via Vancouver to spend a week on Vancouver Island catching up with one of my oldest friends from Primary School Days, Pauline and her husband Mark.  The views as we approached Vancouver were pretty spectacular and we had a great view of Mt Baker as well. Hard to [...]

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