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Life behind bars – Part 3: Friendly territory around the Salish Sea.

(continued from Part 2: Four corners of the Haida Gwaii by bicycle)

Ferries provide access all the way down British Columbia’s otherwise inaccessible coast.  From the Haida Gwaii, this was the peaceful expressway to access southern British Columbia without making a huge diversion inland.  Port Hardy, at the northern tip of Vancouver Island, was the port of arrival for the push to southern Vancouver Island and ultimately Vancouver, and it was also where my …

A glimpse of New York City

This is New York, or at least a glimpse of it.  In a city this dense, it feels that one might never explore all of her nooks and crannies, so here I’ll focus on the city itself.  A post on the culture of food and drink will be saved for another time on Liquid Meets Solid.…

Matlock Pier Wallpaper


Matlock Pier, MB, Canada

I suppose you could say I have decided to start decorating desktops for people, because I’m now going to share high resolution wallpapers here.  To view all the wallpapers in the future, select the Wallpapers category in the blog menu and a list of all the wallpaper posts will show up.

To get things started off, this is an image I shot in the twilight before sunrise out at Matlock, MB.  This quiet little town is on the edge of Lake Winnipeg.  It…

Vancouver 2012

For the second spring in a row, I found myself in Vancouver this year.  Last year it was a week long layover on my way to Bangkok; this year it was for a bit of yogic study: I did a Yin yoga teacher training with Paul and Suzee Grilley (at Semperviva on Granville Island – tucked away on the pier by the house boats).  It was an intensive time of study but downtime was spent wandering the city with old friends, new friends, or just by myself.  Most of the time, I could be found by the…