Category Archives: Postcards

Postcards from Kananaskis.

Every year, as the calendar flips from August to September, the flow of tourism that descends upon Canada’s natural wonders retreats back to urban comfort. As the wild returns to the wilderness, so do I for my annual shoulder season adventure. This has become an annual pilgramage for me over the years. With all the wildfires that have been tearing through western Canada this year, my plans were more fluid than usual…and by fluid, I mean that backcountry plan after…

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  • DeniseOctober 29, 2017 - 4:54 pm

    Beautiful! I would love to experience the wild the way you do one day David.ReplyCancel

Postcards from Guatemala.

Guatemala is a vibrant country.  The people and their culture are as diverse as the land and animals that they live with.  It is a relatively small country, but sharp elevation changes between sea level and the highest peak in Central America translate to an incredibly varied set of ecosystems and a density of life that few other places can boast.

There is a lot of history in Guatemala; from its role as the heart of the ancient Mayan empire to the civil war that …

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  • DanielJune 17, 2017 - 8:56 am

    Whoa! What a taste – great shots David. I look forward to seeing more!ReplyCancel

  • AnaJune 17, 2017 - 11:06 am

    MONKEY!!! That monkey image is perfect – the silhouette bears an uncanny resemblance to the classic evolution poster. ?ReplyCancel

  • AdrienJune 28, 2017 - 5:45 pm

    These are amazing! Especially the animal shots – so hard to get a clear view of them, never mind snap a good photo. Well done! Can’t wait to see more posts on Guatemala!ReplyCancel

Happy holidays!

Happy holidays to you and yours!

Wherever you find yourself today, I wish you warmth, peace, and safety.  We are snowed in at home right now and our original plans for the day have been scrapped in the name of safety, but I am grateful to be able to say that these three things are still checked off today: we are warm, we are peaceful, and we are safe.  My wish is the same for you, your loved ones, and every single person out there.

Frost on the windows…snow on the ground…grateful

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  • DanielDecember 26, 2016 - 1:25 pm

    Happy holidays David!ReplyCancel

  • CherylDecember 26, 2016 - 1:35 pm

    Brrr. Your Christmas in Canada looks very different than my Christmas here in Arizona! lolReplyCancel

  • AllyDecember 27, 2016 - 4:48 pm

    Beautiful picture! Keep warm shovelling ❄️ReplyCancel

Postcard from the Canadian Rockies.

Autumn meets winter in Larch Valley.

It’s shoulder season again – my favourite season – and we’ve just been chased down from the alpine of the Canadian Rocky Mountains by bad weather.  The sky had been threatening all morning, but in the mountains such threats make no promises one way or another so we went ahead and hit the trail up to Sentinel Pass.  Hours later, the weather finally materialized overhead and a cold wet snow blew heavy in our faces with …

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  • DanielNovember 14, 2016 - 8:55 pm

    Wow! This is surreal. Like, out of my dreams surreal.ReplyCancel

Postcard from Kananaskis.

Hello from Kananaskis!

After experiencing the hoards of people that flock to the Canadian Rocky Mountains during July and August last year on my Pedal Powered to the West bike tour, I swore I would never go back in the summer.  Shoulder seasons are much more my thing.

But as life would have it, an off the cuff idea from a friend turned into a spontaneous whirlwind of a road trip across four provinces to the Rockies.  Having never spent much time in the mountains, it was…

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  • DanielAugust 8, 2016 - 6:36 am

    You’re not in Kansas anymore…ReplyCancel

  • DavidAugust 8, 2016 - 4:38 pm

    Ha! Never was, but I certainly wasn’t in Winnipeg anymore when I took this photo. 😀ReplyCancel

Postcards from Winnipeg Folk Festival 2016.

Another year, another Winnipeg Folk Festival.  Here is a smattering of moments from a long weekend full of experiences and memories – one digital postcard chosen to represent each day.

Wednesday: Get out to the festival site!  At the break of dawn cyclists gather against the Winnipeg skyline to pedal out to Birds Hill Park.

Thursday: Relax the evening away listening to the first musical performances of the festival.

Friday: Artists are thrown

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  • DaniellaJuly 17, 2016 - 9:35 am

    Mirrors my day by day feelings too.
    The reflection in the sunglasses of that last photo is ace!!ReplyCancel

  • ScottJuly 18, 2016 - 12:44 pm

    I thought you said you weren’t cycling out this year? …I miss this.ReplyCancel

  • WayneAugust 5, 2016 - 11:02 pm

    LEMON BUCKET ORCHESTRA!!! So fun!!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • DavidAugust 8, 2016 - 4:47 pm

    @Scott: Yeah – no cycling out for me this year, but I did take the assignment of shooting the Ride to the Site at the muster point at The Forks (where the first photo is from). It was an early morning rise and weird to not ride out with everyone, but I had some other things in the city that needed doing before folk festing.ReplyCancel