In a recent post, we looked at the amazing Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona. This time we turn our attention to an equally impressive spot that is right next door – The Hole-in-the-Rock formation in Papago Park. Covering 1,500 acres, the park preserves desert terrain with red sandstone buttes, saguaros and other cacti, and […]
You certainly don’t have to be a plant geek to appreciate the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona. While there is more than enough detail to satisfy the most avid botanist, everyone can appreciate and learn about the richness of the Sonoran Desert, and of deserts in other parts of the world. If you thought […]
As soon as the morning sun warms the air, the forest and sky spring to life. Bold splashes of orange speckle the blue sky as countless monarchs take flight and land on branches, logs, the ground, and even on our heads and shoulders. The sound is unlike anything we have heard before: a gentle, whispering […]
British Columbia’s Yoho National Park ranks among Canada’s most magnificent landscapes. The name says it all – Yoho is a Cree word expressing awe and wonder. While that may describe many places in the Rocky Mountains, things here seem cranked up another notch, with 36 peaks soaring over 3,000 metres, raging rivers and waterfalls galore, […]
The north shore of Lake Superior abounds in photogenic places, with Neys Provincial Park being among the best spots to spend a night or two, especially if you’re a photographer. The location couldn’t be more convenient – just off the Trans Canada Highway on the rugged Coldwell Peninsula, and right on one of the finest […]
Bright yellow canola fields almost beg to be photographed. Saskatchewan, on the Canadian Prairies, is the world’s largest canola producer. Here’s some of our favourite areas to find the crop.