St. John’s, Newfoundland

The BayThe Capital of Newfoundland and Labrador is St. John’s. It is located on the far East End of Canada. The place is beautifully situated on the Atlantic Ocean coast. City is colourful and pretty.
City has a biggest Memorial University in Maritime Provinces of Canada. About 20000 students from  Canada and other countries get education in different specialities.
The nature is beautiful and free of pollution because the industry in that part of Canada is not really huge. There are only few small local enterprises which are clean and safe for the environment.
This is nice place for tourism and refreshment.

Niagara Falls from the above

Canada and US Niagara FallsNiagara River flows north from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario. It forms part of the border between the Province of Ontario in Canada (on the west) and New York State in the United States. The Goat Island divides the river to two spectacular waterfalls – American Falls and Canadian (horseshoe). They are both beautiful at any time of the year.

 

Crimson June Evening

Last Sunday morning was sunny and affectionate. However, the evening downpour washed away the remnants of June. Storm arranged a farewell fireworks. Crimson sunset notified of the occurrence of a new summer months. Tomorrow is July 1.
Sunset after ThunderstormGirl and DogMen on boardsSunset on the wallSunset FlameHAPPY CANADA DAY!

Morning Star Mill

There are a lot of beautiful hidden places in Niagara region where the environment is very quiet and calm. One of them is Morning Star Mill. It is located on the small creek. On the top there is a nice pond with mirror surface and pleasant landscape around. In the lazy summer afternoon when sun is high and hot the deep forest shade and cool water breeze are good things for refreshment.

DeCew FallsBut right after Mill the water falls down and from the top it is impossible to see where it goes. To see this waterfall from the bottom takes one hour walking down to the river. The trail is pretty rough and steep. Not many people take this journey to the Twelve Mile Creek to enjoy the waterfall in full its beauty.
Morning Star MillSome nature sculptures in the forest on the Twelve Mile Creek banks.
Looking from the nestThe rest of Oak branch

 

North Sea – Carolinensiel

Caroline Shield

Caroline. Situated to the 275 year celebration of the place Carolinensiel in the year 2005.
As a reminder of the term “Cliner Wind” for the joy of life, world openness, energy and courage.

Northern nature, its colors, and light are totally different from the southern. There are no flashy beauty and the scorching sun, shades are softer and warmer, the days are longer, and therefore more chances for photographers to use morning and evening soft light.
Probably for this reason, people in the Nordic countries unhurried, with restrained emotions and balanced character, prone to compromises and tolerance. All this creates a comfortable and supportive environment for recreation.
Carolinensiel is a small town on North Sea coast in Germany. We can say that it is even tiny. Here, however, created a fairly well developed infrastructure for tourism, and even in April town is full of fans who ready to see something new.

 Carolinensiel Downtown

The town center is a cluster of small museums, gift shops, boutiques, cafes and restaurants. But the main attraction definitely is the North Sea with its beautiful beaches. That is all what tourists need.
As we move towards the coast from the center of town the focus has shifted towards the hotels, motels and other places for accommodation.
But there is another way to spend your holiday – rent a house in the vicinity of the town. We have done so.

Farmer's House

Wind Generators

 

The house was 5 kilometers from the center. It stood among German manicured fields. There were a lot of wind turbines nearby that did not violate the harmony of nature. House was surrounded by flowers and shaded by huge trees. Within a few minutes walking distance located rustic restaurant. In the near surroundings were several houses where the locals were engaged in their own business.
The horse’s owners attracted tourists the most. They organized horseback riding and for young children they had ponies. In the morning there was a peaceful silence, broken only by birdsong.

Nord See

North Sea. The seawater colour was light gray, and it seemed that all the paint was obtained from washed sand, which laid like white veil at the water’s edge. Wind blows in here constantly, this is why the air is full of flocks of flying kites.
Tide is an interesting nature phenomenon. By noon the sea retreats far enough. It went somewhere over the horizon, and many tourists explored the remains of marine life on the sea bottom. However, with such walks it is necessary to be very careful and it would be better to have a companion who knows how far you can go from the shore, and more important when to return.
On the day when we were walking along the seabed, the rescuers had to fish for three hapless tourists who hoped for their knowledge and power. Sea goes out slowly, and returns very quickly.

Marine

Unlike the sea a lot of good things do not come back. They only stay in our memory.

 

Sakura Blossom

Beginning of the Spring

Friday evening I walked through the park and the only witnesses of the spring were few wild flowers, small leaves on the bushes, and nobody else. But what a big changes can make just one warm night. There is an Sakura Alley in High Park in Toronto. It is running by the Grenadier Pond shore.
Today afternoon the cherry alley was already in blossom. It is just a beginning and only some flowers showed their beauty but tomorrow I believe the alley is going to be totally white and pink.

Cherry trees in blossomCherry BlossomCherry branch with flowersWhite on a Blue

People enjoy the weather and warm sunny day. It was crowded in the High Park. Everybody was anxious to see cherry blossom and make picture. This event is very short and if you missed it you missed it.

Waiting for the cherry blossom

Girl and Boy snowflower