Trekking on the Roof of Africa

Simien Mountains, Ethiopia, from www.photojourneys.ca

Our hearts pound and lungs gasp for air with each upward step. The air thins as our path tops altitudes over 4,000 metres, but jaw-dropping views more than make up for any discomfort. Standing on the edge of the escarpment, we gaze over soaring jagged peaks, stone columns, and gorges dropping into oblivion. We’re on […]

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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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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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17 Favourite New Travel Photos from 2017

HoiAn Vietnam

Some of our travel highlights this year included Vietnam, Venice, Mexico, and Quebec. The most travelling we did, however, was to various places in our home province of Saskatchewan. But since our last posting was specifically on Saskatchewan, this time we’ll look at a few spots outside the province.   Night time view of the […]

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Magical Town of Izamal, Mexico

Monastery, Izamal

  Izamal is an officially designated “Magical Town”, one of 35 in Mexico, and one of only two in the State of Yucatan (the other being Valladolid). An official Magical Town has to be small (at least small by Mexican standards), rich in historic tradition, and be well preserved. Izamal certainly fits the bill, with […]

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Why Campeche, Mexico is a photographer’s dream

Cathedral, Campeche

Nothing gets photographers more excited than a photogenic place with rampant colours, something that the city of Campeche, Mexico provides in grand style. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the historic centre of this magnificently restored colonial city is mostly surrounded by walls with fortified ramparts and bastions. Inside, the narrow cobblestone streets are lined […]

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