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Live the Photo: Montreal Bagels

Distinct and delicious, once you have sunk your teeth into the wood fired goodness of a steaming Montreal bagel, there is no turning back! Background Montreal bagels are an institution and are known throughout the world.  The key – baked in a wood fired oven after boiling in honeyed water….they literally melt in your mouth. … Continue reading

Live The Photo: Swimming with Sea Turtles in Bardados

Swimming with Sea Turtles in Barbados Background: I am not sure when my fascination with sea turtles started….perhaps it was watching Finding Nemo and “Crush”.  I fell in love with these laid back giants and their prehistoric faces.  They are so majestic and graceful as they swim through the water, a laid back attitude that … Continue reading

Live the Photo: The London Eye

The London Eye – London’s iconic travel destination. Background Opening March 2000, the London Eye is a metaphor for the end of the 20th century and time turning into the new millennium.  Fast forward to today – 3.5 million + visitors ride the giant ferris wheel.  360 degree views, as far as 40 kms away … Continue reading

Live The Photo: Inukshuk on the Ottawa River

Live the Photo:  Inukshuk on the Ottawa River Background The Inukshuk – representing Northern Hospitality and friendship – can be any configuration of natural stone, generally balanced on each other.  The Inuit used the monuments, built in the likeness of a human, as a means of survival and communication.    Often used for navigation, they may … Continue reading

Live the Photo: Isla del Sol, Bolivia

Live the Photo: Isla del Sol, Bolivia The Background Isla del Sol, sacred to the Aymara and Quechua, is found in the southern part of Lake Titicaca in Bolivia.  Inca mythology suggests it to be the birthplace of the sun and the site of Inca creation. Found within Lake Titicaca, Isla del Sol is at … Continue reading

Live the photo: Manly Beach, Australia

The Background Live the photo:  sunrise on Manly Beach, Australia. Manly Beach is part of Sydney’s Northern Beaches.  Surrounded by the sea on 3 sides, Manly remains one of Australia’s more famous beaches. Manly has always captivated me.  The Corso is filled with cafes and shops, the beach is always full of people walking along … Continue reading

Live the photo: chillaxin’ in Montego Bay Jamaica

The Background Winter is coming, and like many Canadians, thoughts of a Caribbean getaway are dancing through my head!  It is time to plan for some serious chillaxin‘ time.  Not sure if it will be a return to the Grand Palladium, Montego Bay, Jamaica (where my feet can be seen blissfully swinging in the hammock, as … Continue reading

Live the photo: Camel riding on Lighthouse Beach, Port Macquarie Australia

The Background Looking for something different to do?  Have you tried camel riding?  If you are visiting the popular travel and beach destination of Port Macquarie, approximately 4-5 hours north of Sydney, this may be the adventure for you.  I eagerly donned the helmet provided by the cameleer (aka: camel guide) and took a ride … Continue reading

Live the photo: horse riding in Montego Bay, Jamaica

The Background Feel the power of your horse under you as he swims in the warm water of the Caribbean.  Enjoy the salt spray as you gallop along the beach at Sandy Bay.  This is Jamaica – welcome to Chukka Adventures.  The 2 1/2 hour guided tour with the knowledgable guides at Chukka take you … Continue reading

Live the photo: Lac La Peche, Gatineau

The Background Who could resist coming back for more after a day like this!  A typical August afternoon in Lac La Peche can be anything but typical.  After a morning spent kayaking around Lac La Peche, with a lunch spent sunning on the rocks, who could resist taking the plunge!  This was a tough photo … Continue reading

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