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Edmonton – Silent Capital City of Alberta

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Discovery : Snow Shoe (From Royal Alberta Museum)

Discovery (Post#4): Snow Shoe (From Royal Alberta Museum) As I am looking for photo to post that belongs to my project – photo themes, while reading again my old post for the month of February which entitled Royal Alberta Museum – Edmonton (Part 8) I saw again the snapshot that I captured inside the museum. When I saw the old version of

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Name Of The Place : Blackcomb

Name Of The Place (Post#23) : Blackcomb Snapshot above was captured last June 2008, when I got a chance to visit Whistler in British Columbia. The Blackcomb Mountain is a ski resort mountain beside Whistler Mountain. This is one of the best places that I ever been because this mountain, on its peak, gave me a chance to see the

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Precious Moment In The Mountain : Athabasca Glacier

Precious Moment In The Mountain (Post#23) : Athabasca Glacier As I live in tropical country, snowy mountains and glaciers are rare places to me. When I visited Canada, I had an opportunity to see glacier. And the most memorable experience I had was when I was able to walk at the top of one of the most famous glacier in

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Discovery : White Rock in White Rock

Discovery (Post#3) : White Rock in White Rock Excerpt from Wikipedia — “The large, white rock figures prominently in narratives of the local Coast Salish peoples. One legend holds that the white rock marks the landing spot of a stone that was hurled across the Strait of Georgia by a young chief.[5] It was said that he and his bride would move from Vancouver

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Natural Wonders : Mount Chepren and Waterfowl Lake

Natural Wonders (Post#3) : Mount Chepren and Waterfowl Lake When I visited Columbia Icefield in Jasper, Alberta which I considered one of the great places that I had ever been, I had an opportunity to see beautiful and amazing sceneries along Icefield Parkway. And one of the scenic views that I witness was mountains lined-up in both sides of the

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Discovery : Banff Spring Snail Pond

Discovery (Post#2) : Banff Spring Snail Pond The photo above is previously a hot spring pool that people used before but because of endangered species of Banff Spring Snail, it has been preserved since then for the benefit to preserve the said species. Banff Spring Snail is only to be found here in Cave and Basin National Park Historical Site

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Structure : British Columbia (BC) Legislature Building

Structure (Post#2) : British Columbia (BC) Legislature Building BC Legislature Building is one of the significant structure that are noticeable within Victoria in Vancouver Island. This is the building where Members of Legislative Assembly to create, review and debate whether they pass or reject the law. From the shore, this building seems like a castle because of the architecture structure

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Chromatic Outlook : Vancouver Downtown And Vancouver Harbour

Chromatic Outlook (Post#21) : Vancouver Downtown And Vancouver Harbour During my short visit in Vancouver, one of the public transportation that I had a chance to experience was sea bus. After my half day tour in North Vancouver, I took sea bus so I can immediately cross the harbour to reach Vancouver Downtown straight to Vancouver International Airport located at

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Panoramic View : Waterfowl Lake And Surrounding Mountains

Panoramic View (Post#21) : Waterfowl Lake And Surrounding Mountains When I visited Banff National Park it inspired me and awakens me that deep in my heart I love nature and specifically I love mountains. Banff for me was like a real paradise wherein every part of it were almost perfect with its natural beauty. Mountains together with the glacier and icy

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View At My Window : Telus World of Science (Vancouver)

View At My Window (Post#17): Telus World of Science (Vancouver) As I passed this noticeable, shiny, amazing and unique building I was quite surprised to learn that a similar museum that I found in Alberta  does exist in British Columbia with its own identity. Traveling in Canada, I found three buildings that both existing in two provinces. The following buildings

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Name Of The Place : Royal British Columbia Museum

Name Of The Place (Post#16): Royal British Columbia Museum This was the second royal museum that I visited in Canada. Without checking the net it seems that Canada has one royal museum on its provinces. The first royal museum I saw was in Alberta province. Photo captured last June 2008. I like museum since I like knowing and discovering something,

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Chromatic Outlook : Race Rocks Lighthouse

Chromatic Outlook (Post#14) : Race Rocks Lighthouse Photo above was the Race Rocks Lighthouse that I saw while I was still in whale watching adventure when I visited Victoria City in British Columbia province of Canada. As per Wikipedia, this lighthouse is just one of the lighthouse that was built on the west coast of Canada between 1859 to 1860

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Panoramic View : Cleveland Reservoir

Panoramic View (Post#14) : Cleveland Reservoir Cleveland Reservoir or Cleveland Dam is also known as Capilano Reservoir or Capilano Lake which located in North Vancouver at British Columbia Province in Canada. The name used after late Ernest Cleveland, the first Chief Commissioner of Greater Vancouver Water District. The reservoir used to store drinking water of Lower Mainland as per Wikipedia.

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Panoramic View : Lake Louise

Panoramic View (Post#12): Lake Louise I visited Banff in Alberta province in Canada during the time where the winter was over recently. At that time, the switching of Winter to Spring season were still in progress, I got a chance to see Lake Louise in Banff where majority of its water are still solid as ice. The name of the

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Chromatic Outlook : Coal Harbour

Chromatic Outlook (Post#11) : Coal Harbour During my walk around the famous Stanley Park in Vancouver with my colleagues at work, I had a chance to see Coal Harbour. Photo above captured last June 2008 which shows the Vancouver skyline at Coal Harbour. Old post for Stanley Park walk Stanley Park – Vancouver’s First Park This post has been updated

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View At My Window : Some British Columbia Islands

View At My Window (Post#10) : Some British Columbia Islands From Vancouver, I took a sea float plane to Victoria City. The photo above was part of photos that I took while we were up in the air. Snapshot taken last June 2008. I tried my best to name all the islands as I can (please bear with me if

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Name Of The Place : Victoria City

Name Of The Place (Post#10) : Victoria City I had a chance to visit Victoria City, a capital city of British Columbia province in Canada last June 2008. When I arrived at the inner harbour of this lovely city, it was the first place that I saw with fantastic surroundings on its harbour. For me, it kind of romantic place

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Precious Moment In The Mountain : Cypress Mountain

Precious Moment In The Mountain (Post#10) : Cypress Mountain As part of my Whistler tour during the time that I visited British Columbia in Canada, we did stopped at Cypress Provincial Park located in Cypress Mountain in West Vancouver. The scenery to be found while at the mountain was the overlooking of Greater Vancouver. The photo above was Vancouver Downtown

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Name Of The Place : Canada

Name of The Place (Post#8) : Canada Before flying back to Manila, while roaming around in Vancouver International Airport, I saw an interesting thought which says “thinking canada”. It was true that while we were waiting for our flight schedule we already missing Canada. For a short period of time, I saw a lot of beautiful places that inspires me

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