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In a quest to enjoy the stunning autumn colours as much as I can, I dragged Robin on another hike as we explored the Ball’s Falls Conservation Area. The area is fairly small but there are lots of things to explore – including two waterfalls. You’ll stumble upon the remnants of an old woollen mill from the 1800s. […]

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The Green Ribbon Trail is an unexpectedly short, but beautiful little area that’s just off of Martindale Road, south-west of Port Dalhousie. It runs through the Barnsdale Marsh, a class one wetland. The trail was developed in 1995 by the local community and is dedicated to missing children across the globe. It was brought about by the […]

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I have a not-so-secret to share with you: it still feels weird to be back home. Despite that I’m often wanderlusting for the perpetual sunshine, döner, and black sand beaches, being home gives me an opportunity to explore what’s around me. Also, the extended summer we’ve been having here in Southern Ontario has been fabulous for […]

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I haven’t had much of a chance to work on more posts as Robin and I have been doing a lot of island hopping, but I managed to get together some of my favourite shots from our trek up Mt Pinatubo. In the photos you can really see the difference between the clear skies and […]

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Don’t get me wrong, Taal was a lovely volcano, but it just wasn’t enough! I needed more… so off to Mt Pinatubo we went! After asking around and hearing wonderful reviews, we stayed with Allan at his guesthouse in Santa Juliana. If you’re heading for a trek up, definitely stay with Allan. His hospitality is unmatched and […]

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As promised, some shots from the trek up Taal Volcano! So many great lookouts and such beautiful scenery – if you’re in the area of Tagaytay, this is a must-do! Make sure you take lots of water if it’s a hot sunny day, you’ll need it as the trail is steadily uphill with not many […]