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Isle of Wight: A Photographic Walking Tour: Videos

Isle of White: Photographic Walking Tour

A collection of 3 videos showing the beautiful surroundings and scenery on the Isle of Wight. We will introduce you to Freshwater Bay, Blackgang Chine, Bembridge Harbour as well as Whitecliff Bay, Culver Down, Sandown & Shanklin. Our final day, takes you through Priory Bay, Seaview, Appley Tower to the town of Ryde. Our final …

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Treasure Island Nassau Bahamas – Photo of The Day – Feb. 22

Atlantis-Paradise Island-Nassau-Bahamas

(Click on Image to see Full-Screen) This time of year Canadians’ thoughts automatically drift southwards. This shot was taken in February 2010 when we were cruising the Bahamas and docked opposite Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in Nassau. One can almost forget the cold and snow gazing at this idyllic panorama Check out our previous Photos …

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Carnival Cruise Destiny Miami

Carnival Cruise Ship Destiny Miami

(Click on Image to see Full-Screen) The Carnival Cruise ship Destiny looks really majestic as it enters Miami Harbour. Although we have taken a Carnival Cruise before, we were actually on a Holland-America vessel when this shot was taken. In our opinion, the overall experience of Holland-America was far superior to Carnival. At least they …

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Rideau Canal Skateway – Photo of the day Feb. 21

(Click on Image to see Full-Screen) Ottawa’s Winterlude is done for the year and the Rideau Canal Skateway is closed due to the recent warm spell. Nevertheless, this was a good year and the Canal saw many visitors from all over the world. This shot captures the charm of the Rideau Canal in all its …

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Our 3rd Annual Trip to Polarfest 2017 in Selwyn, Bridgenorth, Ennismore & Lakefield

Burning Houses

Although it is not yet ready to challenge Ottawa’s Winterlude or Winter Carnival in Quebec city, Selwyn’s Polarfest is growing and improving each year. Once again, this year, we were fortunate enough to be invited back by David and Judith, our gracious hosts, to check it out. Our first stop was at the annual sleighride …

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A Taste of the Ottawa Tulip Festival 2016

Ottawa Tulip Festival 2016

Well at least the frost advisory here in Ottawa of late doesn’t appear to have affected the Tulip Festival too negatively. In fact, apparently, they, (the tulips, not necessarily the people), like the cold and the blossoms will last longer because of it. The only problem is that it’s rather cold to spend too much …

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Ottawa Authors and Artisans Fair 2012

Ottawa Authors and Artisans Fair

I hope you won’t judge the quality of my writing by that of my photography. Unfortunately, my BB cellphone is showing its age and just is not up to the task of indoor shooting in low light. However, these shots, poor as they are will give you a taste of the Ottawa Authors and Artisans …

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Travel Photo Journal: Wittdün auf Amrum, Germany

The Village of Wittdün the main settlement of the island Amrum

I first visited Amrum in 1972 as a teenaged student and was immediately captivated by its unique nature. Since I was there working for the summer in the youth hostel, I got to know the island and its idiosyncrasies very well. I have since revisited a couple of times, most recently in 2003 when these …

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England Travelogue – Final Effing around Sussex, Food, Family, Flowers?

And so our UK holiday was drawing to a close. For our last few days we decided to stay close to home and spend time with the family. Of course, there was last-minute shopping to do to fill those remaining nooks and crannies in our luggage. We had been sure that since we had brought over …

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England Travelogue – Day 6&7, Somerset & Hants

[ad#CJ] On day 6 of our England sojourn, we had to get up at an ungodly hour in order to get Christa & Mik, our daughter and son-in-law to Gatwick airport in time for their respective flights. I don’t recall the exact times because my mind tends to block out such unpleasant memories. I do …

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