Snake Orgy at Fort Livingstone

  It’s almost time for one of Saskatchewan’s most unusual wildlife spectacles. As fascinating as Fort Livingstone’s annual snake orgy may be, the story behind it is just as interesting. In 1874, the North West Mounted Police made their historic March West, and established the first Mountie headquarters at Fort Livingstone on the banks of […]

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Battle Creek Road Trip – History and Spectacular Scenery

Battle Creek Road, Cypress Hills, Alberta

Flowing through both the Alberta and Saskatchewan sections of Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park, plus Fort Walsh National Historic Site, Battle Creek is one of the shorter waterways on the Canadian Prairies. Yet, few can match it for the mix of history and scenery around every corner of its meandering course.     Located at the […]

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Photographing Cape Breton’s Spectacular Cabot Trail

The Cabot Trail on Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton Island ranks among the most scenic drives in North America. While only about 300 kilometres long, it packs in an incredible amount of variety, with breathtaking coastal scenery on both the east and west coasts, forests, picturesque valleys, and Canada’s largest inland sea.   A third of […]

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Visions of Cape Breton’s Fortress Louisbourg

Fortress Louisbourg

  Fortress Louisbourg National Historic Site is considered the largest historical reconstruction in North America. Situated on the rugged southeast shore of Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton Island, the extensive site recreates life in the 18th century. It’s one of the better historic sites for photography that we’ve visited. The setting itself is imposing, as are […]

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