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Just when I thought Spring was here, we had the heaviest snowfall of the season on the West Coast of Canada. With the snow and rain, I didn’t get out much in February. You’ll see some Winter photos here but I also look back to trips in Summer and Autumn. Of course, I look ahead to Springtime too. This is a selection of photos posted to my social media in February.

 

A beautiful Winter’s sunset from the pier and beach in White Rock, Canada.

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About Randall St. Germain

Randall St. Germain, author of Camino de Santiago In 20 Days, is a middle-aged Canadian Boy who is passionate about nature, photography, hiking, music, and self-improvement. After the death of his mother, he chose to walk the famous pilgrimage, the Camino de Santiago, across the north of Spain, despite knowing little about it. He certainly didn’t plan to write a book until the latter days of his Camino. Similar to walking the Camino, writing and publishing a book was a learning experience. It was also very rewarding, and part of his ongoing journey. Please join him as he takes you along on his journey in Camino de Santiago In 20 Days, and on his blog Camino My Way.

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My New Year started off in the Fraser Valley of British Columbia, Canada, just after an ice storm. While the area recovered from power outages, fallen branches, and trees, I was able to marvel in the beauty before the thaw. Seeing a Bobcat from a safe distance on New Year’s Day was another thrill. You’ll see photos from that and more. This is a selection of my photos posted to social media in January.

 

After the ice storm… beautiful scenes at Mill Lake in Abbotsford, Canada

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About Randall St. Germain

Randall St. Germain, author of Camino de Santiago In 20 Days, is a middle-aged Canadian Boy who is passionate about nature, photography, hiking, music, and self-improvement. After the death of his mother, he chose to walk the famous pilgrimage, the Camino de Santiago, across the north of Spain, despite knowing little about it. He certainly didn’t plan to write a book until the latter days of his Camino. Similar to walking the Camino, writing and publishing a book was a learning experience. It was also very rewarding, and part of his ongoing journey. Please join him as he takes you along on his journey in Camino de Santiago In 20 Days, and on his blog Camino My Way.

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It’s already March and I’m very late with this post. I’ll get straight to it. This is a selection of my photos posted to Social media in December.

 

A favourite drive 🙂
From my trip earlier in the Autumn to the Canadian Rockies, this is Cathedral Mountain from the Yoho Valley Road in Yoho National Park.

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About Randall St. Germain

Randall St. Germain, author of Camino de Santiago In 20 Days, is a middle-aged Canadian Boy who is passionate about nature, photography, hiking, music, and self-improvement. After the death of his mother, he chose to walk the famous pilgrimage, the Camino de Santiago, across the north of Spain, despite knowing little about it. He certainly didn’t plan to write a book until the latter days of his Camino. Similar to walking the Camino, writing and publishing a book was a learning experience. It was also very rewarding, and part of his ongoing journey. Please join him as he takes you along on his journey in Camino de Santiago In 20 Days, and on his blog Camino My Way.

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I usually don’t get outdoors too much in November and this past one was no exception. Typically, it’s stormy in Vancouver and I’m a fair weather walker and hiker. I’m grateful that I had many photos that I had never posted before. This is a selection of my photos posted to social media in November.

 

I love these Autumn colours 🙂
From my visit earlier in the Autumn to the Canadian Rockies, facing the Sundance Range from the edge of Vermillion Lakes in Banff National Park.

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About Randall St. Germain

Randall St. Germain, author of Camino de Santiago In 20 Days, is a middle-aged Canadian Boy who is passionate about nature, photography, hiking, music, and self-improvement. After the death of his mother, he chose to walk the famous pilgrimage, the Camino de Santiago, across the north of Spain, despite knowing little about it. He certainly didn’t plan to write a book until the latter days of his Camino. Similar to walking the Camino, writing and publishing a book was a learning experience. It was also very rewarding, and part of his ongoing journey. Please join him as he takes you along on his journey in Camino de Santiago In 20 Days, and on his blog Camino My Way.

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October was highlighted by my visit to the Canadian Rockies. It was perfect timing because I was finally able to see the golden larches in the Larch Valley sparkling under the Autumn sun. You’ll see many photos from the Rockies trip here as well as more Autumn colours. Let’s get to it now. This is a selection of my photos posted to social media in October.

Originally, there was a snowstorm in the forecast but it turned out to be a fine day at Yoho National Park, Canada. This is Wapta Peak on the left from the shores of Emerald Lake.

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About Randall St. Germain

Randall St. Germain, author of Camino de Santiago In 20 Days, is a middle-aged Canadian Boy who is passionate about nature, photography, hiking, music, and self-improvement. After the death of his mother, he chose to walk the famous pilgrimage, the Camino de Santiago, across the north of Spain, despite knowing little about it. He certainly didn’t plan to write a book until the latter days of his Camino. Similar to walking the Camino, writing and publishing a book was a learning experience. It was also very rewarding, and part of his ongoing journey. Please join him as he takes you along on his journey in Camino de Santiago In 20 Days, and on his blog Camino My Way.

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Except for the smoke in early August, the Summer 2017 weather in Vancouver was perfect for getting outside. It was also the worst season for forest fires in British Columbia which proved devastating to the people affected, the environment, and economy. The heat lingered in Vancouver through Labour Day, but afterwards, fall was definitely in the air. After a postponement, I was able to visit the Canadian Rockies for three days of hiking and exploring in the beautiful Autumn landscape. You’ll see a few of those photos here and on upcoming posts. Now, please join me on a selection of my photos posted to social media in September.

 

Dahlia Raspberry Sky and a very happy bee, taken at Ferncliff Gardens in Mission, Canada.

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About Randall St. Germain

Randall St. Germain, author of Camino de Santiago In 20 Days, is a middle-aged Canadian Boy who is passionate about nature, photography, hiking, music, and self-improvement. After the death of his mother, he chose to walk the famous pilgrimage, the Camino de Santiago, across the north of Spain, despite knowing little about it. He certainly didn’t plan to write a book until the latter days of his Camino. Similar to walking the Camino, writing and publishing a book was a learning experience. It was also very rewarding, and part of his ongoing journey. Please join him as he takes you along on his journey in Camino de Santiago In 20 Days, and on his blog Camino My Way.

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