A Walk in the Woods

It was such a beautiful morning, that I decided it was time to take a walk along the Seine River behind my apartment.  I headed along the path to the pedestrian bridge nearby. Just before the bridge was a bunny in the grass.  Then a picture of the river from the bridge and a closer… Continue reading A Walk in the Woods

Cappuccino

I like a cup of coffee most days, but some days I don’t have any at all, and that is fine.   For me – coffee is coffee and it really doesn’t matter where I get it.  Most days, I get it right from my Keurig at home.  I have several different flavoured coffees and teas… Continue reading Cappuccino

Flowers at Kildonan Park

Last year I was at Kildonan Park frequently while anticipating my hot air balloon ride, but this year I had not been there at all until this morning.  They have beautiful flower beds there and I decided it was time to take a look (and some pictures). There happened to be a wedding party taking… Continue reading Flowers at Kildonan Park

Assiniboine Park Conservatory

On the same day that I went to Fort Whyte Alive and saw the adorable fawns, I also went to the Conservatory at Assiniboine Park.  I still had time to kill before the volunteer event at the zoo there. The Conservatory is such a nice place to spend some time – the air is fresh,… Continue reading Assiniboine Park Conservatory

My Avis Rent-a-Car Run-around

As you probably know, I rented a car from Avis Rent-a-Car for my vacation in Kruger National Park in South Africa in May/June this year. I have rented from Avis before without any problems, but this time was nothing but problems. No one seems to know why I was charged extra and each time I… Continue reading My Avis Rent-a-Car Run-around

Fort Whyte Alive in the Afternoon

My trips to Fort Whyte Alive have always been first thing in the morning – but yesterday, I had something to do in the area later in the day and decided to have lunch there and hang around until it was time to go.  This way I would avoid the construction on Bishop Grandin Blvd… Continue reading Fort Whyte Alive in the Afternoon

Flowers

There are some residents in my apartment (all ladies I believe) who look after the flower beds around the building.   Everything is looking so pretty that I went around and took lots of photos this morning.  🙂   These ladies do a wonderful job of providing the colour during the summer months.  I will have… Continue reading Flowers

July 6 and 7 – Riding Mountain National Park

I had been back home for almost a month and found that I was missing seeing critters and being in nature.  I could tell from the posts on the Riding Mountain National Park Facebook page that there were plenty of baby critters being seen there and decided I should see some Canadian critters and hopefully… Continue reading July 6 and 7 – Riding Mountain National Park

June 9 – 10: The Journey Home

My last African sunrise. The morning started off cloudy and the sun was fighting to show itself again, but made a nice early morning sky. This is my last few hours in the park and I am taking a very slow drive to Skukuza, where I will have a late breakfast or an early lunch… Continue reading June 9 – 10: The Journey Home

June 8 – Berg en Dal

It was another foggy morning today, but it soon cleared as the sun came up. It had obviously been clear last night with this beautiful moon showing itself above my bungalow. With this being my last full day in Kruger, I was having a hard time trying to decide which way to go. I had… Continue reading June 8 – Berg en Dal