City of Waterfalls – Hamilton

This was my first waterfall experience in Hamilton and only the second in Canada (Niagara Falls was the first of course!).

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Smokey Hollow Falls

I could not get close to photographing the waterfall itself from the front, partly due to lack of determination and partly because I did not want to hold back others with my enthusiasm for a good photograph.

The best close up I could get:

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Smokey Hollow

Later when I went back near the top of the fall, I saw a ‘proper’ photographer with his tripod and all the right gear standing near the front of the fall and snapping away pictures of the fall. I wish for all the right things too.

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Grindstone Creek, Hamilton

As we walked the stretch of the Bruce Trail that goes along the Grindstone Creek, the green was very green, the air fresh and the flow of the creek was soothing to the spirit.

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Grindstone Creek, at Smokey Hollow Walk

If I could, I would go here every weekend!

I’ve been working five days a week at the coffee chain. I find my words and creativity drowning and on weekends if I allow them, they come back to the surface – still alive.

 

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First Images in Canada for 2016

I walked to the small nameless pond near our home the first morning after arrival. I missed being out in nature while I lived in Bucharest Romania. Of course, it was paradise for me the trips we took out of the city. I particularly grew fond of Busteni, a small town Continue reading “First Images in Canada for 2016”

Little things seen on a walk

  1. The blue flowers I used to pick as a kid going to temple with Grandma. The blue flowers were dedicated to a specific god that I don’t remember anymore.

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    Clitoria Ternatea (Sinhala: Nil Katarolu)
  2. A bamboo fence; a group excluding themselves from the whole. img_6957
  3. A cat outside sitting on the edge of a small tank used to store water. The broom and the kitchen out of focus. img_6987
  4. Some damselflies doing what they do and fish swimming beneath them. img_7057
  5. A poor persons window. I wonder if they are rich in heart. img_7062
  6. Flowers rising above the mud that supports them: img_7096

Have a great day my friends!