Where to Find Saskatchewan’s Baddest Badlands

Badlands in Grasslands National Park, Saskatchewan, from Photojourneys.ca

Badlands are among the most compelling and photogenic landscapes — solitary buttes standing in defiance of centuries of erosion, stone-capped hoodoos, sage and cactus seeking moist cracks in sun-baked soil, and weather-beaten formations mimicking abstract art. Fortunately, many of Canada’s baddest badlands are right here in Saskatchewan. Big Muddy Badlands The Big Muddy Badlands combine […]

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Spitzkoppe Namibia – Photography on the Rocks

Spitzkoppe, Namibia from photojourneys.ca

Namibia abounds in dramatic landscapes – deep canyons, sand dunes, arid desert terrain, and plains and grasslands thrown in for good measure. One top highlight from our recent visit was Spitzkoppe Nature Reserve, about 150 km north-east of the Atlantic coastal city of Swapkomund. It consists primarily of bald, granite peaks rising about 700 metres […]

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18 Favourite New Landscape Photos from 2018

Kaskawulsh Glacier, Kluane National Park, Yukon

In 2018 we were fortunate to get to some fantastic places for landscape photography. Namibia was definitely a highlight, especially the incredibly reddish-orange dunes of Namib-Naukluft National Park and the fairytale rock formations of Spitzkoppe. Just as compelling was Kluane National Park in Yukon, and in particular flying over the awesome Kaskawulsh Glacier. The Sumidero […]

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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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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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