Category Archives: Travel

Route 66 – Williams to Amboy

For my final day of this Route 66 adventure I wanted to be in Amboy, CA just a bit before sunset so that I could photograph the new Roy’s sign during blue hour – but more on that later in … Continue reading

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Route 66 – Winslow to Williams

I got up early to catch my hotel for the night, La Posada, in the early morning light. Built in 1929 as a Fred Harvey House, this is a beautiful railway hotel in Winslow, AZ. The hotel was designed by … Continue reading

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Route 66 – Albuquerque to Winslow

As I wait out my 14 days of self-isolation following my return to Canada from the US, I have an ideal opportunity to continue the tale of my Route 66 journey last December. Just after leaving Albuquerque, NM one comes … Continue reading

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Route 66 – Santa Fe to Albuquerque

Santa Fe is a beautiful city rich in Spanish-style architecture. The shops and galleries in the region of the Santa Fe Plaza give testament to the extensive artistic community that calls this city home. A very enjoyable hour or two … Continue reading

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Narrowboating in England

There we were, hurtling down the canal at a breathtaking speed of … 2 miles per hour!  At 69’ long and 6’9” wide, there is a reason our vessel is called a narrowboat. Great Britain is criss-crossed with a network … Continue reading

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On to Barnard Castle

Our September visit to England continued as we departed the Peak District and set off for Barnard Castle in County Durham.  On the way we made a stop at the Bronte Parsonage Museum in the village of Haworth, West Yorkshire. … Continue reading

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A Visit To The Peak District

In mid-September we set off for a month in England. Our month started with a short bus ride from Heathrow to the Reading Rail Station, followed by a train ride to Stoke-On-Trent where we picked up our rental car. Then … Continue reading

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Fall Trip to Jasper

After a long, wet summer I was looking forward to one last Fall camping trip in Jasper National Park. Going online in early August I was lucky to secure a campsite in September for a couple of nights. With Whistlers … Continue reading

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Olympic Peninsula

On my drive north back to Canada, after the photo workshop in Oregon, I had the pleasure of exploring a bit of the east side of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state. I only had a part of a day … Continue reading

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Oregon Photography Workshop

In mid-July I arrived in Crescent City, California to meet up with Tom and Jim, my fellow participants in the Gems of Oregon Workshop put on by photographer Ralph Nordstrom (ralphnordstromphotography.com/) I had previously taken a workshop led by Ralph … Continue reading

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