The slopes of Beacon Hill Park are mostly covered in grass as the hill slopes down toward the water. The early sun on a morning in September filters through a small copse of trees near the top of Beacon Hill catching the grass in amber light.
The lone sailboat catches a fresh westerly wind down Juan de Fuca strait as the whips up whitecaps across the water. A low fog embraces the shoreline below the Olympic Mountains across the strait.
Early in the morning above the cliffs along Dallas Road, the sun glints off the water. The cliffs are mostly in the shade because of the low sun angle and the water is almost still as the summer sun catches the flowers, grasses and bushes along the edges of the cliffs.
Dallas Road runs along the top of the cliffs above the shoreline of Juan de Fuca Strait in the city of Victoria. It is the most popular spot in Victoria for walkers of all ages. There is an off leash area for dog walkers and it is very popular especially on weekends.
Mount Rundle towers over the town of Banff and is recognised by visitors to Banff National Park from all over the world.
Beacon Hill Park has a small hill on it that provides a panoramic view of Dallas Road, the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic Mountains. If you narrow your sites you can follow the grassy hillside down to the road and this copse of trees seen on a late Autumn afternoon.
Peyto Lake is a glacier fed lake north of Lake Louise on the Icefields Parkway. There is a wooden lookout uphill from the parking lot that is full of bus loads of tourists in the Summer. However, if you continue uphill on a rough trail you will eventually reach the Bow Valley Summit which provides […]
The sun is nearing the horizon as the Pacific surf continues to pound onto the sandy beach.
Quadra Mountain is named for the four peaks of the mountain. This view is from the trail that goes from Moraine lake to the Consolation Lakes in Banff National Park. The Quadra glacier hangs above the steep sides of Quadra Mountain below the peaks.
Evening at the Englishman River Estuary brings a colourful display in the sky. The pinks and blues contrast with the drab grays and greens in the shallow tidal basin.