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Bear, bear, bear

I can’t help it, I have to post more pictures of bears. Actually, one bear. I took Henry’s our super fancy camera with a brand new long lens. Henry hasn’t even had a chance to use this lens, yet. It’s…

The lodge

Staying on the lodge is like being on a ship at sea. The wind outside batters, rain splatters on the window and the whole thing rocks. The other similarity is that you can’t get off. Once you leave the launch…

To the lodge

I’m up here in Churchill as a volunteer for a couple of camps run by Polar Bears International. Two groups, educators from zoos and aquariums and a group of teens, are here to learn about polar bears and how global…

Bears, dogs and town

It’s 1 a.m. and I am super tired (being a volunteer is hard work), but I want to get a few photos up tonight so I don’t get backlogged. There are a lot of gorgeous and interesting things to photograph…

Windy Winnipeg

Out here on the plains of Canada it is windy and rainy. I’m in Winnipeg for the night, staying at a hotel across the street from the airport. View from my hotel room. Isn’t it lovely? This was the first…

Whew!

Let’s wrap these roadtrip posts up, shall we? On our last morning we had a leisurely breakfast of chocolate chip pancakes (we ate these a lot, but it’s camping, so what the heck?). Then we took our time packing up…

Night Rangers

On our last night in Rocky (why yes, I am still talking about our roadtrip) we attended a star program. I was a little motivated by the night explorer patches the boys could earn, way better than the cheap plastic…