Discovering the Land of the Giant Beaver

Athabasca Sand Dunes, Saskatchewan

Our pilot Cliff gives us a final wave as he taxies his Single Otter float plane near the lake’s sandy shore. Turning the plane to open water, he guns the throttle. The powerful engine roars to life, the propeller sending spray across the water surface and pontoons leaving a wake as the plane picks up […]

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Enjoying Saskatchewan’s Dazzling Wildflowers

Wildflowers, Saskatchewan

Right about now is generally the height of wildflower season in Saskatchewan, although every year is different and conditions vary considerably throughout the province. We’ve had higher than normal rainfall in early summer which has brought a profusion of colour in some areas. In our neck of the woods in the Thickwood Hills, we’ve never […]

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Saskatoon to Regina via the Scenic Route

Elbow Harbor, Saskatchewan

While Hwy #11 is the quick and easy way to travel between Saskatoon and Regina, an alternate route just to the west takes you through significantly different countryside including sand hills, wildlife refuges, three provincial parks, one of the world’s largest earth-filled dams, impressive sand dunes, and southern Saskatchewan’s largest lake. Most of this route […]

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10 Amazing Saskatchewan Places that Might Surprise You

Porcupine River, Saskatchewan

This posting is intended to help you plan your future travels. We don’t recommend travelling until Covid-19 travel restrictions are lifted. In the last posting, we looked at 10 Easy to Reach Saskatchewan Scenic Viewpoints. This time we kick things up a notch by looking at 10 amazing places that aren’t so straightforward to get […]

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Athabasca Sand Dunes Postage Stamp

Postage stamp Athabasca Sand Dunes, Saskatchewan

We’re thrilled to have our photo of Saskatchewan’s Athabasca Sand Dunes featured on a new postage stamp. It’s part of Canada Post’s From Far and Wide 2020 stamp series featuring “Nine Must-See Canadian Sites”. This is a permanent domestic rate stamp good to use for years to come. It is also available as a postage-paid […]

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19 Favourite New Landscape Photos from 2019

Rainbow Falls Provincial Park, Ontario

Today we look back at our photo adventures from 2019 and pick out 19 of our favourite new landscape images. It was an eventful year, starting with parts of South Africa in the winter, a road trip along the north shore of Lake Superior and a northern Saskatchewan canoe trip in summer, heading to Montana […]

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