Turtle and Fishes

Mikawoz Turtle and Fishes

Turtle and Fishes

This is a photograph of a turtle swimming amongst fishes. What is interesting to me is that although it is in water the top of its shell is completely dry! What a great swimmer that it can be in water and bask in the sunlight and still not get wet!

I took the photograph in Freeport, Bahamas.

According to Wikipedia, “Turtles are reptiles of the order Testudines characterized by a special bony or cartilaginous shell developed from their ribs and acting as a shield.”

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Amiens Bridge

Mikawoz Amiens Bridge

Amiens Bridge

In the quaint city of Amiens, there is a location near the Somme River which is home to a number of outdoor patios and restaurants in Northern France. We had a wonderful 3 to 5 course meal with accompanying beverages over a period of 2 to 3 hours. The French know how to “Dine.” I took this photograph of one of the bridges. I really like the way they turn a brick bridge into something beautiful with flowers on the sides. Can you see the swan in the water near the center of the photo?

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Pompe à Eau

Mikawoz Pompe à Eau

Pompe à Eau

While travelling in France, we stayed with friends in the French countryside just outside of Paris. It was a beautiful cottage home. I enjoyed wandering the grounds exploring the gardens and photographing this water pomp or Pompe à Eau.

I have put a sepia colour to indicate that it is from an older time and generation.

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Gimli Beach

Mikawoz Gimli Beach

Gimli Beach

This is Gimli on the west shore of Lake Winnipeg. It is strangely calm which is unusual for this lake. I like the lines of the water, sand, building and trees. I have put in a special photo filter to make it more calm-like and cool

According to Wikipedia, “The community’s first European settlers were Icelanders who were part of the New Iceland settlement in Manitoba.”

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White and Pink

Mikawoz White and Pink

White and Pink

These are beautiful flowers found in the Japanese Gardens in Kelowna, British Columbia. According to the City of Kelowna website, “The garden was completed in 1987 to demonstrate the friendship and union between Kelowna and its sister city in Kasugai, Japan. The park integrates traditional elements notable in Japanese gardens, such as stone lanterns, pine trees, waterfalls and a pond stocked with Koi. It is a beautiful integration of stone, pathways, plants and water.”

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Spectacular Alberta View

Mikawoz Spectacular Alberta View

Spectacular Alberta View

This photograph was taken on top of the ride on the Lake Louise Gondola ride. It showcases the emerald green lake of Lake Louise and behind her, the great Victoria Glacier.

According to Wikipedia, “Lake Louise is named after the Princess Louise Caroline Alberta (1848–1939), the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and the wife of the Marquess of Lorne, who was the Governor General of Canada from 1878 to 1883.”

Also, “The turquoise colour of the water comes from rock flour carried into the lake by melt-water from the glaciers that overlook the lake,”

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Mushrooms

Mikawoz Mushrooms

Mushrooms

As a little girl growing up in an Polish immigrant family, we would go mushroom picking in the Canadian forests. I do not know what kind of mushrooms these are in the photograph that I took as I was hiking in the woods of British Columbia. There are a lot of very good medicinal mushrooms like Reishi, Shitake, Cordyceps, and Maitake to name but a few.

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Perspective

Mikawoz Perspective

Perspective

I took this photograph while lying down on the ground in autumn by Lake Winnipeg in Little Deer. It was a glorious day of watching the leaves softly fall to the ground. I looked up at the breadth and wealth of the canopy of trees.

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Beginning and End

Mikawoz Beginning and End

Beginning and End

I took this photograph of this beautiful flower both at its bud stage up top and in full bloom below. It is like living on this Earth, end of life is happening for some while birth and new life is happening for some. Others in various stages of the in-between life. I like the contrast in stages. There is spiritual meaning in this photograph.

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Bullwinkle

Mikawoz Bullwinkle

Bullwinkle

I have named this beautiful moose “Bullwinkle” after the TV animated series of the same name. It was taken in Alberta, Canada.

According to Wikipedia, “The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends is the blanket title for an American animated television series that originally aired from November 19, 1959, to June 27, 1964, on the ABC and NBC television networks.”

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