Visiting Mexico’s Spectacular Sumidero Canyon

Sumidero Canyon, Chiapas, Mexico

The Sumidero Canyon is one of Mexico’s most magnificent natural sites. The mighty Grijalva River slices through a major fault line, lined with massive vertical cliffs, some up to a kilometre straight up. You can enjoy the awesome scenery two different ways – from a boat trip through the canyon, as well as from road-accessible […]

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Photographing the Sand Dunes of Namibia

Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia www.photojourneys.ca

If you like sand dunes, this is the ultimate destination. The famous dunes of the Namib Desert cover much of Namibia’s Atlantic coast and stretch far inland – the world’s oldest desert, boasting the world’s largest sand dunes, some over 300 metres high. But it’s not just size that matters. Even more impressive is the […]

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Where to Stay When Visiting Yukon’s Kluane National Park and Area

log cabin, Yukon

Spectacular Kluane National Park in Yukon differs from many Canadian national parks in that there is no accommodation in the park itself, other than one campground at Kathleen Lake. However, highways skirt the eastern edge of the park, where small communities, lodges, and campgrounds cater to visitors. Haines Junction, less than a two-hour drive west […]

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Easy Day Hikes in Yukon’s Kluane National Park

hiking trail, Kluane National Park, Yukon

Sprawling across south-western Yukon, Kluane National Park has some of Canada’s most spectacular hikes. The park is home to the world’s largest ice fields outside the polar regions and many of Canada’s tallest mountains, including the Big Daddy of them all – Mount Logan – the country’s highest at 5,959 metres. Add wild rivers, glaciers […]

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20 Photos to Lure you to Yukon

Gerties, Dawson City, Yukon

Yukon’s slogan, “Larger Than Life”, says it all. This is a land of magnificent landscapes, a compelling history, and a photographer’s dream. We just got back from a short trip concentrating on two of the territory’s most prominent destinations – wildly impressive Kluane National Park and historic Dawson City – along with stops in Whitehorse […]

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12 Photos to Put Namibia on Your Bucket List

When we think about places with magical landscapes, Namibia always springs to mind. For a photographer, a visit there is like dying and going to heaven. Some of the scenes are almost unreal, especially the colours. When we looked at photographs before our first trip to Namibia, we kept asking – are those colours for […]

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