Hiking in Canada: Elk Island National Park, Alberta

Elk Island National Park encompasses 194 square kilometres of gently rolling hills interspersed with many lakes and wetlands. It is located in east-central Alberta (about 35 kilometres east of Edmonto...

South Africa to Canada – Big Change!

Travelling from summer in South Africa to Canada in winter takes a bit of getting used to. Two weeks ago yesterday evening, Vilis and I returned to our home in Nova Scotia after spending six months ba...

Great Fish River Reserve, South Africa

Yesterday, as guests of wildlife enthusiasts Adrian and Cheryl Craig, Vilis and I visited Great Fish River Reserve, where we were privileged to see several black rhinos. Black rhinos (now often referr...