Monthly Archives: November 2014

WAR OF 1812 MEMORIAL – PARLIAMENT HILL

 “TRIUMPH THROUGH DIVERSITY” The monument was designed by Toronto artist Adrienne Alison.  The monument was unveiled on the 200th anniversary of the last battle of the war in Canada…..the battle of Malcolm’s Mills.  

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LEUCISTIC ROBIN

 LEUCISTIC ROBIN Leucism, or leukism, is an abnormal plumage condition caused by a genetic mutation that prevents pigment, particularly melanin from being properly deposited on a bird’s feathers. As a result, the birds do not have the normal, classic plumage colors … Continue reading

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SALUTE TO THE SALMON

I was fortunate to finally view the salmon spawning spectacle on the Adams River near Shuswap, British Columbia. EARLIER SALMON FISHING TRIP ON HAIDA GWAII, BRITISH COLUMBIA  ADAMS RIVER, SHUSWAP, BRITISH COLUMBIA SALMON READY TO SPAWN ADAMS RIVER WELCOME CENTRE View … Continue reading

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REMEMBRANCE DAY

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SQUILAX GENERAL STORE

SQUILAX GENERAL STORE AND HOSTEL, SQUILAX, BRITISH COLUMBIA HOME OF THE YUMA BAT

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WINE TASTING THE OKANAGAN

Had the chance to the spend a couple days visiting the scenic wineries in the Kelowna area during my recent visit to British Columbia. GRAY MONK VINEYARD Great place for lunch with a fabulous view.  SUMMERHILL WINERY, KELOWNA Home of … Continue reading

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ENDERBY CLIFFS HIKE

ENDERBY, BRITISH COLUMBIA This panorama was taken half way up the Enderby Cliffs hike. The town itself can be seen in the top left corner with the Shuswap river flowing through the central valley below.  Anthony Hopkins was scheduled to … Continue reading

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