The Haunting of Lake Temagami

It would appear something followed us out of the Spirit Forest on our Obabika Loop trip in July. Here, one of the hammock tents on our site is taken over shortly after dusk by these creatures.

The creatures are some of my trip mates posing inside the tent fly in front of a lantern. Good fun for our last night on trip. This was taken in the narrows going to Stony Inlet.

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Camping on Diamond Lake I

This is a view of my tent on Temagami’s Diamond Lake. I stopped here to camp on a 10 day tour of the area following the Obabika Loop from Lake Temagami and back.

I’m lighting the tent up with my Kindle backlight here. Due to the full moon we couldn’t shoot milky way photos this trip.

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Paddling by Mazinaw Rock

A few of my friends paddle in a canoe by Bon Echo’s famous Mazinaw Rock on a sunny summer day.

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Misty Mountains

A view looking back toward the Pacific from the trails around Point Mugu in California. I started the day in a cold cloudy mist and went for a hike here. By the time I got to the top of the trail I was baking in summer like heat. This was on my way back to the parking just off the Pacific Coast Highway #1 (PCH) where my rental car was.

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Sunset Reflections on Burnt Island

The sun sets behind an island on Algonquin Park’s Burnt Island Lake. Viewed from my campsite on Saturday night as the wind dropped and the water went glassy calm. Of course, this also meant a voracious attack from the blackflies but I managed to get a few photos in before retreating to the shelter of our campfire smoke.

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End of Day – Burnt Island Lake I

An image of my pack canoe at our campsite around sunset on Saturday night. We managed to get the coveted island site near the middle of the lake this time. This is looking southwest toward the Baby Joe Lake portage.

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A Walk On Top of the World

This photograph is from the trail at Mugu Peak near Oxnard, California. I took the day to go for a hike here starting at the Pacific Coast Highway and right up to Mugu Peak. This was the trail after the peak and as I descended down into La Jolla Valley.

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Ventura Pier after the Storm

While visiting the Ventura Pier, a small thunderstorm wandered by. Here’s a view looking east toward the pier shortly after. This was a "long exposure" using the Sony "Smooth Reflection" camera app that combines 48 photos.

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Winter’s Last Days on The Oak Ridges Trail

Today I started hiking the Oak Ridges Trail from the west terminus. An early Spring snowstorm has dusted the area with snow leading to this scene. We had an interesting day hiking in the snow while paring down to t-shirts in the warm weather.

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Big McCoy Evening Campfire II

Another view of our group around the campfire on Big McCoy Island. This one facing the other direction and thus we have the Milky Way making an appearance.
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