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Woody Point Lighthouse Gros Morne Newfoundland

Standing tall in its coat of red and white, the Woody Point Lighthouse looks out over Bonne Bay high up on a grassy hill.

Woody Point Lighthouse in the town of Woody Point, Gros Morne National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Viking Trail, Trails to the Vikings, Highway 431, Northern Peninsula, Great Northern Peninsula, Newfoundland Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada.
Romantic Evening Green Point Sunset Newfoundland

A wine glass resting on a smooth rock along the Green Point coastline in Gros Morne National Park in Newfoundland as the sunset heralds the end of a romantic evening.

The rocky shoreline of Green Point at sunset, Gros Morne National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Viking Trail, Trails to the Vikings, Highway 430, Northern Peninsula, Great Northern Peninsula, Newfoundland Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada.
UNESCO Old Quebec City

Old cobbled streets and narrow shopping lanes are reminiscent of a historic European village. The city of Quebec is one of the oldest in North America and the ramparts surrounding old Quebec (Vieux-Québec) were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in '85

In UNESCO language, Old Quebec City is known as the "Historic District of Old Quebec". Vieux-Québec or Old Quebec, is a beautiful portion of the City which was founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain. Shops along Rue Sous le Fort, Quartier Petite ...
Snow Ice Formations Yoho National Park

Though many attractions are closed during the winter months in Yoho National Park, the Natural Bridge is open year round. During winter, snow and ice formations form on the Kicking Horse River making for an interesting sight and photography.

Irregular formations of snow and ice make a great subject for winter photography. Yoho National Park features an attraction called the Natural Bridge which is one of the only attractions open during the winter months. Snow and ice build up along ...
Vermilion Lake Moon Dusk Reflection

Situated near the town of Banff, 2nd Vermilion Lake is partially frozen during the winter months but still provides enough open space for a reflection of the wonderful winter scenery and full moon at dusk.

Snow covered Mount Rundle (2949 metres/9675 feet) and Tunnel Mountain (1692 metre/5551 feet) with reflections on a partially frozen 2nd Vermilion Lake with full moon over the snow capped Fairholme Range at dusk during winter near the town of Banff ...
Western Brook Pond Tour Gros Morne

Dwarfed by the towering cliffs of Western Brook Pond in Gros Morne National Park, the tour boat West Brook II conducts a tour of the lake which was once a fjord directly connected to the sea.

The tour boat West Brook II travelling beside the cliffs of Western Brook Pond, Gros Morne National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Viking Trail, Trails to the Vikings, Highway 430, Northern Peninsula, Great Northern Peninsula, Newfoundland Labrador, ...
Spring Big Horn Sheep Lamb Banff NP

A big horn sheep lamb frolicks in the spring warmth in Banff National Park along the Lake Minnewanka Loop Road. This lamb is only about 2-3 months old at the most, born in the spring when the snow begins to melt in the Rocky Mountains.

Bighorn sheep lamb, Ovis canadensis, along the Lake Minnewanka Loop Road, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.
Mistaya River Winter Tourist Banff National Park

A beautiful scene on the banks of the snowcovered Mistaya River during winter in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada. Mounta Sarbach towers above the forest in the background while a tourist takes in the scenery.

Woman with snowshoes looking at the snow covered winter landscape surrounding the Mistaya River with Mount Sarbach (3155 metres/10351 feet) in the background, Mistaya Canyon, Icefields Parkway, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada ...
Rocky Harbour Sunset Gros Morne Newfoundland

Sunset marks a dramatic end to a beautiful day in Rocky Harbour, situated in the heart of Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland. The headland which hosts Lobster Cove Lighthouse is silhouetted during sunset while the waters of the marina still sparkle un

Rocky Harbour Marina with Lobster Cove Lighthouse in the background at sunset, Rocky Harbour, Gros Morne National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Viking Trail, Trails to the Vikings, Highway 430, Newfoundland Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada.
Frozen Waterfall Johnston Canyon Banff NP

Deep winter takes hold in Banff National Park as ice forms in Johnston Canyon freezing the Upper Falls waterfall in time. Though the waterfall is frozen, Johnston Creek remains mostly free-flowing.

Ice formations at the base of the Upper Falls along the Johnston Creek during winter, Johnston Canyon, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada. Banff National Park forms part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World ...
Tablelands Waterfall Gros Morne National Park

A fascinating trail to take in Gros Morne National Park is the Tablelands trail. It eventually leads to a waterfall which cascades over ancient rock - this rock being the earth's mantle once located on the ocean floor.

Waterfall along the Tablelands Trail in Tablelands, Gros Morne National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Viking Trail, Trails to the Vikings, Highway 431, Northern Peninsula, Great Northern Peninsula, Newfoundland Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada.
Scenic Waterfall Waterton Lakes National Park

A hidden treasure along the Akamina Parkway in Waterton Lakes National Park of Alberta Canada is this pristine three tiered waterfall surrounded by fresh snow and ice, a picture taken after the first snowfall of winter.

Driving the Akamina Parkway in Waterton Lakes National Park, enroute to scenic Cameron Lake, is a pristine waterfall. On this particular day, the waterfall was surrounded by snow and ice after the first snowfall of winter. Snow and ice fringed waterfall ...
Scenic Large Full Moon Winter Banff National Park

A very large winter moon rises behind the Fairholme Range of the canadian Rocky Mountains in Banff National Park, Alberta.

Full moon over the snow capped Fairholme Range at dusk during winter as viewed from 2nd Vermilion Lake near the town of Banff in Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada. Banff National Park forms part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain ...
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Winter Dusk

A very peaceful place in winter is the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise as seen here at dusk with beautiful Rocky Mountains in the background, Banff National Park.

Winter landscape at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise on the shores of Lake Louise with the Lake Louise Ski Area in the background at dusk, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada. Banff National Park forms part of the Canadian ...
Scenic Dolomite Peak Mountain Peaks Rocky Mountains Banff

The sun slowly sets and sends the last light towards the sharp mountain peaks of the Rocky Mountains in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.

Sunset on Dolomite Peak (2782 metres/9127 feet) seen from along the Icefields Parkway, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada. Banff National Park forms part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Wildlife Traffic Jam Banff National Park Alberta

A common sight along the roads of Banff National Park is a traffic jam caused by wildlife, Alberta, Canada.

Traffic jam along the Lake Minnewanka Loop road as visitors stop to look at Bighorn Sheep in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.
Pool Cave And Basin National Historic Site Banff

A great place for relaxation, after a day of hiking is the pool of the Cave and Basin National Historic Site near in Banff, Alberta.

Cave and Basin Pool, Cave and Basin National Historic Site, Sulphur Mountain, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.
Johnstone Creek Waterfall Tourist Attraction Winter

A easy to reach tourist attraction is the lower Johnstone Creek Waterfall near Banff, here shown in late winter.

Partially frozen Lower Falls of the Johnston Creek during winter surrounded by ice and snow formations, Johnston Canyon, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada. Banff National Park forms part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain ...
Railway Tracks Scenery Banff National Park

Railway tracks cutting through the canadian Rocky Mountains on a sunny winter day in Banff National Park, Alberta.

Winding railway tracks beside the snow and ice fringed Bow River during winter, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada. Banff National Park forms part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Red Snow Shoes Mistaya Canyon Cloudy Winter Day

Snow showing is a great winter activity in Banff National Park, this red pair of snow shoes sits in the snow beside Mistaya River, Alberta.

Snowshoes in snow on the banks of the Mistaya River during winter with Mount Sarbach (3155 metres/10351 feet) in the background, Mistaya Canyon, Icefields Parkway, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada. Banff National Park ...
Sunlight Winter Forest Banff National Park

Always a beautiful sight is when sunlight comes through the thick trees of Banff National Park, Alberta.

Sunlight highlighting the trees in the forest along the trail to the Upper Falls of Johnston Canyon, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada. Banff National Park forms part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site ...
Hanging Crowfoot Glacier Sunset Clouds Winter

Another beautiful winter day comes to an end, colorful clouds above the hanging Crowfoot Glacier at sunset in Banff National Park, Alberta.

Crowfoot Glacier seen from along the Icefields Parkway, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada. Banff National Park forms part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Ice Climbing Blue Ice Banff National Park

A not so popular but adventurous winter activity in Banff and Jasper National Park is ice climbing, this climber and ice wall was photographed in Johnstone Canyon.

Ice climber on the Upper Falls of the Johnston Creek during winter, Johnston Canyon, Banff National Park, Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alberta, Canada. Banff National Park forms part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Sun Rays Cave And Basin Banff National Park Alberta

A prime tourist attraction near the town of Banff is the Cave and Basin National Historic Site, Alberta, Canada.

Cave and Basin National Historic Site, Sulphur Mountain, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.
Ingstad Statue L Anse Aux Meadows Newfoundland

A statue of Anne Stine Ingstad and Helge Ingstad is on display in the town of L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland, Canada.

Dr. Anne Stine Ingstad and her husband Helge Ingstad were the first ones to discover the remnants that belonged to a Viking settlement at L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site in Newfoundland Labrador, Canada. The Ingstad couple spent seven years as the head of an excavation crew whe ...
Information Centre Flags L Anse Aux Meadows Newfoundland

An assortment of flags blow in the breeze outside the information centre in the town of L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland, Canada.

The flags at the information centre in the National Historic site of L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland, Canada, flap in the breeze blowing in off the Atlantic Ocean. Outside most of the information centres around the world, there are flags flying which relate to the province, country and o ...
Meeting Of Two Worlds Sculpture L Anse Aux Meadows

A unique sculpture titled "The Meeting of Two Worlds" in the town of L'Anse Aux Meadows in Newfoundland, Canada which was unveiled in 2002.

People visiting L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site in Newfoundland, Canada, stop to admire this spectacular bronze sculpture with each person having their own ideas of exactly what it is. The sculpture is named "The Meeting of Two Worlds" and was unveiled on July 5th, 2002 in L'An ...
Bronze Sculpture Picture L Anse Aux Meadows Newfoundland

Unveiled in 2002, this bronze sculpture was set to rest at L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site in Newfoundland, Canada and goes by the name "Meeting of Two Worlds".

A rather unique looking bronze sculpture which keeps many visitors to L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site in Newfoundland, Canada guessing as to what this sculpture actually represents. On July 5th, 2002, the "Meeting of Two Worlds" bronze sculpture was unveiled which symbolizes th ...
Interpreter Job L Anse Aux Meadows Newfoundland Canada

A woman enjoys her job as a costumed interpreter at the L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site in Newfoundland Labrador in Canada.

This woman spends many hours at the L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site in Newfoundland, Canada as her job is one of an interpreter taking visitors back to the viking days. Dressed in time appropriate clothing, this woman will help visitors to L'Anse aux Meadows in learning how th ...
Viking Life Reconstructed Hut L Anse Aux Meadows

The Smithy Sod Hut at L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site in Newfoundland Labrador has been reconstructed to the way life was in the Viking days.

In the days of the Vikings, each hut was made out of sod and life was extremely simple compared to the way of life which we all know today. At the L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site in Newfoundland, Canada, you can journey through the reconstructed huts and see how the Vikings had ...
Sod Huts L Anse Aux Meadows Newfoundland

Sod huts built along the waterfront in the town of L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland Labrador in Canada.

Sod huts that line the waterfront of L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site in Newfoundland Labrador date back many years to the Viking days. The Vikings built three timber and sod longhouses along with five smaller buildings and they have since been reconstructed for visitors to be a ...
Reconstructed Sod Viking Huts L Anse Aux Meadows Newfoundland

During the Viking days, sod huts were used and visitors to the Norstead Viking Site in L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland, Canada can view and tour through these reconstructed huts.

As one roams around the L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site in Newfoundland, Canada, they can see the reconstructed sod huts once used during the days of the Vikings. Some of the sod huts around this historic village were once home to a boat house, viking houses and a church, all which visitors ...
L Anse Aux Meadows Fishing Stage Newfoundland Labrador

The clouds scatter themselves over the coastal town of L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland Labrador, where a lone fishing stage has been built on the dock.

A thin blanket of soft, white clouds move in over the town of L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland Labrador where a brightly painted fishing stage sits along the shore. Fishing stages are common along this coastline, many not as new as this one which has been decorated ...
Waterfront Building Fishing Stage L Anse Aux Meadows

The waterfront of the town of L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland, Canada is adorned by fishing stage buildings and small fishing boats.

A brightly paiinted fishing stage sits along the waterfront in the town of L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland Labrador with a small fishing boat docked in front. This building is similar to the many that line the waterfront of this small fishing town which carries a l ...
Peninsula Homes L Anse Aux Meadows Sunset

Homes along the peninsula in the town of L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland, Canada as the sunset colors enhance the sky.

The sunset lighting reflects off the surface of the water as homes line the waterfront of the peninsula in the town of L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland, Canada. The clouds slowly move in across the Newfoundland sky leaving patches of blue still fighting th ...
Newfoundland Labrador Coastal Sunset L Anse Aux Meadows

The sunset lighting creates a peacefulness over the coastal town of L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland Labrador in Canada.

An old rustic face glows in the sunset lighting in the town of L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland Labrador while the roar of the Atlantic Ocean crashes against the rugged coastal shores in the backdrop. Soft pastel colors blanket the sky as the lush greenery flourishe ...
L Anse Aux Meadows Rustic Shed Newfoundland Labrador

At sunset, the remains of an old rustic shed becomes highlighted which adorns the coastal shores of Newfoundland Labrador in the town of L'Anse aux Meadows.

A soft lighting at sunset highlights the clouds lingering over the coastal shores of the town of L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland Labrador where an old rustic shed stands. The rustic shed blends in nicely with the layout of this Viking town as the beach widens at lo ...
Historic Town Of Lunenburg At Sunset

A beautiful evening of the town of Lunenburg reflect on the waters of the harbour.

The sun sets on the charming harbour town of Lunenburg. The lights of the town reflect on the harbour waters. This quaint town of Lunenburg has a few boats sitting at the harbour. A beautiful blue sky with soft clouds add to the town's charm. Waterfront ...
Bluenose Golf Club Lunenburg Town Scenery Nova Scotia

While playing a round of golf at the Bluenose Golf Club in Nova Scotia, Canada, the scenery of the historic town of Lunenburg is beautiful with its bright colored buildings.

Two golfers, one with a golf cart, the other carrying his clubs playing a round at the Bluenose Golf Club in Nova Scotia, Canada, stop to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the town of Lunenburg. The historic fishing town enlightens the harbour with its ...
Historic Waterfront Lunenburg Town Nova Scotia Canada

From across the water, one can see the historic, colorful buildings which make up the waterfront in the town of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia in Canada.

The colorful buildings along the historic waterfront in the town of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia in Canada, a quaint town that was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The architecture in Lunenburg is incredible where churches, houses and businesses ...
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