Day 2 at Riding Mountain National Park

I had decided I wasn’t going to set an alarm to get up and get out for the sunrises this trip – but amazingly enough, I work up early anyway. So – I headed out while it was still dark. I was greeted by the beautiful moon as soon as I went outside. It was… Continue reading Day 2 at Riding Mountain National Park

A Stroll around St. Vital Park

The weather has been great for going on walks lately and I am enjoying the fresh air and exercise. This morning I decided I was going to walk around St. Vital Park. I found some White-tailed Deer not far from the park, but I can’t take photos while driving, so I hoped to see them… Continue reading A Stroll around St. Vital Park

A Beautiful Morning in Birds Hill Provincial Park – part 1

I had nothing on my calendar to do today, so I decided to head to Birds Hill Provincial Park early this morning. It was actually still dark when I left so I took a photo of the moon on my way to the car. First thing I noticed was that my drive to Birds Hill… Continue reading A Beautiful Morning in Birds Hill Provincial Park – part 1

More on my Vehicle

It has now been more than a week since my aborted trip to Riding Mountain National Park. My vehicle was in the shop from Thursday, when I returned home until Tuesday. The problem was the timing chain along with some damage done by the timing chain. The dealership (Murray Chev Olds) where I originally purchased… Continue reading More on my Vehicle

Riding Mountain National Park – day 2, part 1

I set off early looking for a sunrise. It was a cloudy morning, but you never know what might happen. I got a few interesting morning sky photos from various locations anyway. 🙂 Next I found a cooperative bird, but don’t know what he is and hard to look anything up with the slow and… Continue reading Riding Mountain National Park – day 2, part 1

Winnipeg to Vancouver – Days 3 & 4

Day 3 is a drive from the Honeycomb Bed & Breakfast, just outside Riding Mountain National Park and going to Calgary. Google Maps says it is 1,123 km which would take me right to my sister’s home in Calgary. It was still dark when I packed the car up to head out, and the beautiful… Continue reading Winnipeg to Vancouver – Days 3 & 4

June Trip to Riding Mountain National Park – part 5

I had a good night’s sleep after that exciting Black Bear evening, and around 5:00 am, I was awake and heading out the door to see what I could find. First sighting was a White-tailed Deer, who looked to see who was stopping for her. Most people don’t even slow down for the deer, but… Continue reading June Trip to Riding Mountain National Park – part 5

June Trip to Riding Mountain National Park – part 1

This trip was planned because of all the bear and bear cub sightings that had been posted on the Facebook page for RMNP lately.   Unfortunately, my usual entrance and exit to and from the park is always on Highway #19, but the spring weather had deteriorated the road badly and it was closed.  I had… Continue reading June Trip to Riding Mountain National Park – part 1

Spring at Riding Mountain National Park – Part 3

After leaving the Bison enclosure, we took a different road back, heading into Onanole so I could gas up my car, instead of taking the drive back through the park.  The only gas stations open this time of year are either south of the park at Onanole or north of the park in Dauphin.  The… Continue reading Spring at Riding Mountain National Park – Part 3