Category Archives: Travel photography

High tea at the Plain of Six Glaciers Teahouse, Banff National Park

I got out for a hike at Lake Louise, Banff National Park yesterday. The crowds around the hotel thinned out quickly, leaving just a few hikers up on the mountain trails. Traversing across about fifteen snowpacks during a two-hour trek … Continue reading

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Intangible Cultural Heritage, Sustainability and a Dance from Peru: the Huaconada de Mito

Some might think and say this is just an obscure local dance. The Huaconada is performed in Mito, located 3,286 m high up in the Andes of Peru on just the first three days of January. Mito (Spanish for myth) … Continue reading

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It’s Games Time!

It was an early, cold morning start for several hundred young athletes as they prepared for their journey north for the Alberta Winter Games 2018 in Wood Buffalo. Skiers, hockey players, and other young sportswomen and men bundled their equipment … Continue reading

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Writing about Images: 17 pics from ’17

    Sustainability Sports and music dominated my photography in 2017 as I was unable to make a field trip to Peru to continue with my long-term assignment on sustainable development. I did, however, enter a short film called Sugar in … Continue reading

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Happy Yorkshire Day to all Tykes and Yorkshire lovers around the world

Happy Yorkshire Day! Here is a short selection of photos to celebrate the broad acres of the biggest county of England and its people, The Tykes, wherever you hang out in the world. Please visit my earlier blog post to explore ten … Continue reading

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Paddington Bear’s creator dies. RIP, Michael Bond

The story about the little lovely bear who turned up at Paddington Station, all the way from “deepest Peru” has been with me for a lifetime. Sadly, Paddington Bear’s creator, Michael Bond, passed away at his home in London this … Continue reading

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Sweat work in the sugar plantations of Peru: backgrounder on the documentary film Sugar

Have you ever wondered what it takes to get that sugar you need to get your tea or coffee feeling just right in the morning? These photographs of sugarcane plantation workers in Peru were shot in 2016 (Canon 5D Mark … Continue reading

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