Wapiti

All photos taken on May 12, 2021. During our short vacation, we saw elk (wapiti) all around Jasper, but seldom stopped for photos. Heading home, we regretted this and the words “Where are all the elk?” were just out of our mouths, when we spotted them. The only big game animals we missed on thisContinue reading “Wapiti”

Pyramid Scheme

All photos taken on May 12, 2021. We were packed up early and facing a 4 hour drive home, so set off for our last hike in Jasper National Park. We sauntered out of the resort and down the road past Patricia Lake to Pyramid Lake Beaches. That’s right, there are beaches here. Now, asContinue reading “Pyramid Scheme”

Farewell, Our Old Friend

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos taken on May 12, 2021. Our short time at Patricia Lake was ending and we were savouring every minute. We knew we had to get backContinue reading “Farewell, Our Old Friend”

Watercolours

All photos were taken on May 11, 2021 at Patricia Lake Watercolours © Water colours look just like a fine French painting. Monet in the banks. I like to take photos of water ripples at varying times during the day. If the sky has clouds, the effect is even better. You never know how theContinue reading “Watercolours”

We Should Have Known Better

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos taken on May 11, 2021, during our Valley of the 5 Lakes hike. Valley of the 5 Lakes hike Trailhead: Parking Lot P15, 9 km SouthContinue reading “We Should Have Known Better”

3 Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep and 1 Old Goat

All photos taken on May 11, 2021 on our Old Fort Point hike. Up at the top of Old Fort Point, we discovered that 3 Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep had paused for their morning chewing of cud. The trail description mentions that they can often be spotted up here. After surveying the scenes from theContinue reading “3 Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep and 1 Old Goat”

Old Fort Point Hike

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos taken on May 11, 2021. Old Fort Point Hike Trailhead: Parking P1 off Highway 93A North, turn onto Old Fort Point/Lac Beauvert Rd. After crossing theContinue reading “Old Fort Point Hike”

Lake it or Leave it

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos taken May 11, 2021 at Patricia Lake. Lake it or Leave it! © Patricia Lake, no place we would rather be. Lake it or leave it.Continue reading “Lake it or Leave it”

a Day in the Life of a Lake

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are viewing on your phone is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos taken on May 10, 2021. Morning Awakening – the silence is deafening, all I can hear is distant birdsong and a lone pileated woodpecker looking for his breakfast.Continue reading “a Day in the Life of a Lake”

We Could not Bear to Leave

All photos taken May 10, 2021 along Highway 93, the Icefields Parkway. So, the 20 km down the road to where the bear was spotted, turned out to be 55 km, but, the male black bear was indeed still there, browsing through the low vegetation. One vehicle was stopped, watching and we joined in behindContinue reading “We Could not Bear to Leave”

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