August 2018 – Light of City

Canada. Yours to discover: Top NCC protected areas selected by eh Canada Travel

Canada. Yours to discover: Top NCC protected areas selected by eh Canada Travel Cape Spear, NL (Photo by eh Canada Travel & Adventure) As avid explorers of Canada, from coast to coast to coast, we have visited thousands of parks and protected areas in the name of researching tourism. So…when selecting our TOP most memorable […]

What do protected parklands and conservation areas mean to Canadian tourism?

What do protected parklands and conservation areas mean to Canadian tourism? Greg Girard with his day pack in Nova Scotia (Photo courtesy Canada eh Travel & Adventure) Everything! Tourism in Canada is highly dependent on our parks and conservation areas. We would even go as far to say that our protected parks and conservation areas […]

Gratitude for Gaff Point: A winter hike

Gratitude for Gaff Point: A winter hike Gaff Point, NS (Photo by Amanda Cashin Photography) The natural undisturbed beauty of Nova Scotia is alluring for many. Visitors are drawn to the vast ocean views, long sandy beaches, and pristine forests. Yet on more than one occasion, when people arrive they are quick to cut down […]

At home on the tundra: Why I fell in love with the Arctic landscape

At home on the tundra: Why I fell in love with the Arctic landscape Dundas Harbour (Photo by Carolyn Mallory) If you’ve never had the opportunity to visit the Arctic tundra, perhaps your first moments will compare to mine. When I stepped off the plane in Iqaluit, Nunavut in 1999, I knew immediately that I […]

Still waters: A photographic landscape study

Still waters: A photographic landscape study Carl Zeiss sonnar lens (Photo by Mohylek, Wikimedia Commons) Pontederia cordata, commonly known as pickerelweed, is an aquatic plant native to the American continent. It grows in a variety of wetlands, including pond and lake margins across an extremely large range from eastern Canada south to Argentina.  This shot […]