Common Loon

The haunting cry of the Common Loon can be heard across Ontario this time of year. Loons have long been considered by many North Americans as symbolizing wilderness and solitude. Many cottage-goers, campers, and vacationers would feel their trip was incomplete without seeing a loon or listening to its haunting call. 

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Ontario Spring Bird Migration

Every year many people long await the signs of spring, longing for an escape from the harsh winters. For some, let’s call them “Bird Nerds" the first arrivals of the migration is enough to whip them into a tizzy, over this springtime phenomenon. We could not be more excited about the arrival of the migrating birds of Ontario, this springtime joy has definitely added to my life in the past few years.

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The 10 Best Places to Photograph in Newfoundland

Travelling to Newfoundland and wondering what exactly there is to photograph in this beautiful province? I have created my personal top ten places to photograph, however there is truly so much to see and do in this magnificent place you will keep wanting to go back!

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The Arctic Brotherhood

During the Klondike gold rush, Skagway was the primary starting point for the hoards of men looking to strike it rich. A “Brotherhood” of the North was formed where men from all parts of the world could meet and get to known each other. They became known as the Arctic Brotherhood and it was not long before every northern frontier town, settlement, and mining camp had their own Arctic Brotherhood chapter.

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Iconic Peggy's Cove

Many artists and photographers flock to this quaint historic fishing village with a beautiful natural backdrop. Peggy’s Cove is located on the eastern shores of St. Margarets Bay, just a short distance from Halifax. Peggy's Point Lighthouse is probably Nova Scotia’s most famous lighthouse and may be the most photographed in Canada.

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Trinity Loop: An Abandoned Amusement Park

When researching places to visit in Newfoundland, I came across an article about an abandoned amusement park called, the Trinity Loop. After reading the article and viewing their photographs, I knew I had to see it with my own eyes. The Trinity Loop is a great place to visit when you are in the Trinity area. It is a quick drive from town, there is lots to explore, spooky photo opportunities, old train cars and it may even give you the heebie geebies with its ghost town feel. 

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Dungeon Provincial Park

Located on the Bonavista Peninsula, on Newfoundland's east coast is Dungeon Provincial Park. There is a small trail that runs from the road through a large pasture (watch your step) to the sheer cliffs that line the shores of the Bonavista Bay. The rugged shoreline features many sea stacks, sea caves, whales, icebergs, and a great view of the lighthouse at Cape Bonavista. But, the most intriguing feature of this park is a large crater in the ground with two adjacent sea caves, that lead into the ocean. 

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