Category Archives: Rural Ontario

Labrador Lake, dressed in its fall finery

Labrador Lake in the Madawaska Valley dressed for the fall parade of colours. © BCP 2010 I think this might be the last picture I post this fall from my autumn leaf-peeping excursions to our near north. Soon I’ll get back to posting pictures of my fall rambles around our city, looking for the wild […]

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Madawaska moments

A brilliant autumn sunset over Lake Kaminiskeg in the Madawaska Valley. © BCP 2010 Our all-too-brief sojourn in the near north took us to Algonquin Park, as readers will have seen in my last two posts. But we put the miles on our car, getting to the park the long way — by going via […]

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Autumn Afternoon in Algonquin, Part II

Maple leaves along the Lookout Trail in Algonquin Park. © BCP 2010 In my previous post, I wrote about several of our hikes in Algonquin Park last week. I took lots of pictures, a few of which I posted in my last entry. I shot mostly sections of the trails, and the vistas from the […]

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Autumn afternoon, Algonquin Park

We stopped to grab a few photos on our way to the top of the Lookout Trail in Algonquin Park. © BCP 2010 Indian summer? It sure felt like it this past week in Algonquin Park, where we were blessed with perfect conditions for some fall hikes on the trails along the Highway 60 corridor. […]

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Autumn idyll in the Madawaska Valley

A paddle into Labrador Lake rewarded me with a spectacular early colour display. © BCP 2010 As much as I love observing nature in the city, sometimes there’s no substitute for getting out of it. And when that feeling takes over, I usually take off to one of two places: Algonquin Park or the Madawaska […]

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