Canada Photo Journal
With it’s diverse landscapes and the wonder of nature everywhere we look, we are always enchanted by the mountains, forests, lakes, and seascapes of Canada. This sparsely populated country contains some of the most pristine environments in the world.
Among all this wild beauty are modern cities brimming with world-class restaurants, museums, art galleries and cultural entertainment. There are also a myriad of charming small towns, each with their own unique character.
Canada is one of the world’s most ethnically diverse and multicultural nations and is a country that is officially bilingual with both French and English spoken in many areas. This diversity translates into a fascinating land where we encountered interesting and friendly people.
The swans in the photograph were preening on the shore of Lake Ontario in Canada. Almost 11 million people live within the watershed. It’s shores are often crowded with visitors.
These stunning Asain Swallowtail tropical butterflies, photographed at the Toronto Zoo in Canada, were in the act of mating, portray a mirror image of each other.
We spent several hours exploring the fascinating Casa Loma. Sir Henry Mill Pellatt built Casa Loma, a huge Gothic Revival style house and gardens in midtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
On weekends, the delightful Jack Darling Park in Ontario, Canada was full of families picnicking and cooking on hibachis while enjoying the lake shore. These families were comprised of an amazing diversity of cultures.
We began our adventure of house sitting around the world in Mississauga, Canada, in a magnificent home that was just a short walk to a delightful park on the shore of Lake Ontario.