Fort Whyte Alive – Oct 20/19

I spent the morning wandering around at Fort Whyte Alive and took a few photos. As usual, you can click on one and scroll through them at a larger size to see them better. Dedicated to my brother-in-law, John Panting (Oct 20/41 – May 9/19) John and my sister Sharon were married for 51 years… Continue reading Fort Whyte Alive – Oct 20/19

Riding Mountain National Park in Early Fall – day 4

This is my last morning here and I decided to sleep in a bit and hang around for the breakfast that comes with the lodging.  I have an east facing window in my room and saw that there was no chance of a sunrise picture in the park anyway.  After I woke up, I packed… Continue reading Riding Mountain National Park in Early Fall – day 4

Riding Mountain National Park in Early Fall – day 3, part 3

We were still in the Bison Enclosure and had just left the White-tail Deer in the last post, and I was continuing along on the one way road towards the exit.  This road has lots of curves, especially once you get into the bush and it is quite a narrow road (which is why it… Continue reading Riding Mountain National Park in Early Fall – day 3, part 3

Riding Mountain National Park in Early Fall – day 3, part 1

Although it was very cloudy again this morning, I was up and out of the B&B first thing in the morning and headed to Grayling Lake in the hopes the clouds would clear enough for morning sunrise pictures.  It was foggy and I remembered getting some beautiful foggy sunrise pictures there a couple of years… Continue reading Riding Mountain National Park in Early Fall – day 3, part 1

Looking for Colour

I go on this little walk along the Seine River often, and many time I don’t even bring a camera – I just walk and enjoy the nature.  Today I brought my little camera to see if there is any colour left on the trees and bushes, while looking for critters and whatever else I… Continue reading Looking for Colour

Day 2 – Riding Mountain National Park – Oct 17

Today is my 2nd and last day in the park for this trip, so I was up before dawn to get breakfast at Tim Hortons next door to the motel.  I noticed the moon when walking over there and decided to get a picture before leaving for the park.  There had been frost overnight, so… Continue reading Day 2 – Riding Mountain National Park – Oct 17

Day 2 continued – Riding Mountain National Park Oct 17

When the Moose had moved on, I said good-bye to Anne and continued towards the Bison enclosure.  I was looking at the beautiful fall colours as I entered and after going around a bend in the road, it was suddenly foggy.  The tall grasses were interesting in the fog with the frost still on them… Continue reading Day 2 continued – Riding Mountain National Park Oct 17

Riding Mountain National Park Oct 17 continued

I arrived in Riding Mountain National Park in the morning, after exploring I went to Dauphin for lunch and to get checked into my motel room.  Now, it is time to head back into the park.  I will be visiting many of the same spots and maybe even taking the same pictures – but there… Continue reading Riding Mountain National Park Oct 17 continued

Riding Mountain National Park – Oct 17

Nature was calling me and Riding Mountain National Park is the place I decided to travel to in order to get my fix of critters and pure nature. I have a few pictures taken during the drive there. A few random views along #19 inside the park. Still on #19 Almost to  #10 now. I… Continue reading Riding Mountain National Park – Oct 17

Trees, Flowers, Geese and FitBit

It is time to return to my walks at home – so I took a stroll along the Seine River and my country road on the other side of the river this morning. The leaves are quickly coming down, but there are still some very pretty colours on them. The Canada Geese are gathering in… Continue reading Trees, Flowers, Geese and FitBit