Niagara Falls State Park is the oldest state park in the U.S., being established in 1885 as the Niagara Reservation. It was the first of the several such reservations that eventually became the cornerstones to the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.Continue reading
I was often in awe of the craftsmanship of many bridges I crossed or admired over time. Some of them are right in the middle of famous cities, probably famous just because of their prodigious bridges, while others are built in the midst of unbelievable places, in the middle of nowhere. Either way, all of them are taking you to some of the most scenic views.Continue reading
Located 95 km west of Sudbury, the town of Massey is known today for its little provincial park, named Chutes, after the chutes that used to bypass the rapids on the Aux Sables River.Continue reading
Dundas Valley Conservation Area is one of the southern Ontario’s most spectacular natural areas. It offers great hiking opportunities along a small section of the Bruce Trail and few other side trails that weave through the forest along Niagara Escarpment.
Being part of a large glacial valley from about 10,000 years ago that spreads into Lake Ontario, this conservation is actually famous for its 1,200 ha of lush Carolinian forests, a rich and unique ecosystem found in southern Ontario.
If life gives you lemons, you can make a lemonade, but if the sky gives you rain, then go to waterfalls!
After few rainy days at the beginning of July, we decided it is a great time to visit what else than Felker’s Falls.Continue reading
Only 13 minutes by ferry from downtown Toronto, The Island beckoned to me for awhile, making me wonder what it has to offer, especially after so many months of lockdown.
This year, the spring arrived stealthily in Ontario, and suddenly I realized it was gone already.
From March to May, Mother Nature put on her new appearances, and we watched the flowers blooming, as we eagerly awaited them for so long. We enjoyed the sun and the clear skies, the birds and their songs.
If you are ever passing through Mississauga during the spring, or summer time, then you should stop here. Brueckner Rhododendron Gardens is a waterfront park with many varieties of ornamental shrubs, trees, and flowers, that are in full bloom at the end of May.Continue reading
What would you be up to on a Saturday morning with a clear sky, and a bright, beckoning sun? I’m telling you, my feet got itchy the next second I opened up the blinds. Quick decision, Emily Provincial Park was my choice. I have passed by few times this park in the past years, but never had the time to stop. Now it was the perfect time!Continue reading