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Back in September, I spent a few days in the north Cascade Mountains. While I live in a province of mountains, I had never been to this region before. Fall comes early in the mountains, and the leaves of the aspens … Continue reading
Last weekend we went hiking in a nearby provincial park, a place I’d never been before (except briefly in the winter). The trail meanders for a while along the lakeshore, where the underbrush is shrubbier and denser and thick moss carpets … Continue reading
As last month’s trip to the prairies drew to a close, we turned westwards. The prairies began to be replaced by forests of aspen, pine, spruce, and tamarack – a small corner of the boreal forest that covers most of the northernmost … Continue reading
The prairies seem almost like an alien landscape to me. Back at home, I’m used to forests of towering trees, rounded tree-covered hills breaking up the horizon, and, in the distance, the sight of larger jagged, snow-capped peaks rising above … Continue reading