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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Five Easy Hikes in Saskatchewan’s Prince Albert National Park

Narrows Peninsula Trail, Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan

Prince Albert National Park is one of the top places to go hiking in Saskatchewan. Almost smack in the middle of the province, the park preserves the transition zone from the aspen parklands in the south to the northern boreal forest. Add the rich array of lakes, rivers, and wetlands, and we have an incredibly […]

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Three Easy Saskatchewan Hiking Spots

The Battlefords Provincial Park, Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan abounds in great hiking trails that take you into the backcountry. But sometimes you want a short outing that’s relatively easy but that still takes you through some of the province’s top scenic natural areas. Here are three suggestions in Saskatchewan provincial parks that we always find rewarding. Each offers a different experience in […]

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How to Photograph According to Weather Conditions

Storm clouds over Etosha National Park, Namibia.

  In these days of restricted travel and social distancing, we’ve decided take a different approach for the next few posts on Photo Journeys. Rather than talking about how to travel to specific places, we’ll instead turn our attentions to the art of travel and nature photography, with photo tips and other things to think […]

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Wonders of the Kalahari

Lion, Kalahari Desert

We’re here for an adventure, but it turns out to be more of an adventure than we had bargained for. We start with a long drive from Johannesburg to the Kalahari Desert’s most wildlife-rich region – Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, straddling the border of South Africa and Botswana. As in many wildlife parks in South Africa, […]

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