The best photos of the year: 2021

Despite 2021 being a tough year, with many ups and downs, and hopes for a normal life, we still had our little joys, witnessing the life emerging in the spring, or watching the sunny skies during the summer time! We were happy to be able to learn a bit of Canadian history in Thunder Bay, and considered lucky to be able to hit the road again, having not one, but two road trips, one in Northern Ontario, along Lake Superior, and one in Quebec, around the Gaspé Peninsula (known as Gaspésie).

Even though some wildfires altered the nature in certain areas and then the rain came to wash out the barren earth, we still had our amazing autumn, when the Mother Nature put up the most exquisite golden dress!

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Travel Challenge – Day 10

I was nominated by Nilla from ImageEarthTravel to post a favourite travel picture for 10 days, without any explanation, then nominate someone else to participate. Thank you Nilla for nominating me, it was so much fun to go through my photos and memories😊

So: 10 days, 10 travel pictures, 10 nominations, 0 explanations. Today is the 10th one, I made it!!

Today I nominate Curt from WanderingthroughTimeandPlace for this challenge. Curt, I know you are quite busy with your book, but I thought you can post wherever you wish if you accept the challenge, or maybe Peggy can do it, I know she also takes amazing photos! Please link to me if you accept; if you are not interested, or don’t have time, then it’s all ok😊

Key West, Florida, US


“There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.”  ― Jo Walton

Have a wonderful Holiday season, and Merry Christmas to all!

xoxo

Travel Challenge – Day 9

I was nominated by Nilla from ImageEarthTravel to post a favourite travel picture for 10 days, without any explanation, then nominate someone else to participate. Thank you Nilla!

So: 10 days, 10 travel pictures, 10 nominations, 0 explanations.

Today I nominate Donna from BayPhotobyDonna for this challenge. You can post wherever you wish if you accept the challenge, please link to me so I know you accepted. If you are not interested, then it’s also ok😊

Storm coming over Cannon Beach, Oregon

Travel Challenge – Day 8

I was nominated by Nilla from ImageEarthTravel to post a favourite travel picture for 10 days, without any explanation, then nominate someone else to participate. Thank you Nilla!

So: 10 days, 10 travel pictures, 10 nominations, 0 explanations.

Today I nominate Sheree from ViewFromtheBack for this challenge. You can post wherever you wish if you accept the challenge, please link to me so I know you accepted. If you are not interested, then it’s ok😊

Lovers leap – Pictured Rocks

CA, Ontario: The 10 most common birds from our backyard

The summer is long gone now, but the sweet memories of my little visitors are still vivid in my mind. The delight of having a garden is that you are never getting alone. Beside the gardening itself, you can always enjoy the little visitors, especially the birds. All you need is to plant certain flowers, and hang a couple of birdfeeders. Very easy!

The pictures don’t do justice to the exuberance and the joyfulness of the little ones, so I decided to make a little video. You can see what were the most successful flowers from my backyard this summer. Hope you’ll enjoy it!

p.s. Safe distance was observed, birds were not disturbed😊

Happy Birdwatching!