Pictures of reflections in water, from around the world.
This midwife continues to make a difference in the world, every day! Toronto actually provided the reason (or the excuse) to visit Canada during 2017 in the first place. Marina was a participant in a triennial international midwifery conference and we concluded our trip to Canada in this city. It was a large event, unsurprisingly … Continue reading Tramping through Toronto
Looking down from the highway, the forested mountainsides seemed to continue all the way to the horizon. I wondered what it must be like in there... if you get lost in those woods, you'd be gone forever. No roads visible down there, but there would probably be lots of rivers and streams. Images from that … Continue reading Treasure Island
The parade featured a lot of Canadian flags. By pure coincidence, we happened to pass through the Village of Lumby, en route between Calgary and Vancouver, while they were having their annual "Lumby Days" family fair. 2017 was the year when Canada deemed itself 150 years old, providing the theme for that year's festivities. Canada, … Continue reading Flags and fanfare and lakeside luxury
During the next few days of our western Canadian odyssey, we were almost overloaded with views of wild waterfalls, gorgeous gorges and fantastic forests. I will share some of the images here, with an apology: It's just not the same when you only look at a photograph. You don't experience the quiet and the smell … Continue reading Gorges and forests, from Field to Revelstoke
After our arrival in Calgary early in July, 2017, and after sightseeing in that area with friends, described in my previous post, we continued on our journey westwards. I'd been looking forward to our entry into Banff National Park, last visited with our kids during a road trip in the mid-90s. It's very popular with … Continue reading Beauty and bother in Banff National Park