Whistler, Squamish, Flowers and More, Photos of the Week, October 17th to 23rd

October 29, 2015 — 4 Comments
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This past week was highlighted by a trip to Whistler, Canada as I hoped to catch some beautiful Autumn colours. On Friday, it actually felt like Summer, as I wore shorts in temperatures that reached the low 20s (Celsius). The clouds rolled in for the weekend, but I managed a good morning walk on Saturday until it started to rain. That was okay, because I was hunkered down in my hotel room in time to watch Game 2 of the Toronto Blue Jays / Kansas City Royals American League Championship Series. Exciting, right?  The game didn’t go quite the way I had hoped, as the Bluejays sadly lost. No photos of baseball, but now, please join me on my photos of the week posted to social media!

 

Vibrant red of autumn in Whistler!

Whistler Canada autumn red leaves

 

A little Summer brightness…
Taken in Whistler during one of my Summer visits.

flowers summer Whistler bc

 

 

Between rows of pink…
Earlier this year at the Tulips of the Valley Festival, east of Vancouver.

Tulips rows of pink Festival

 

 

Love the clouds here…
The Black Tusk on a beautiful Summer’s day! Taken from the Panorama Ridge trail in Garibaldi Provincial Park, near Whistler.

Whistler Black Tusk Garibaldi Park Canada

 

 

After the rain…
I was lucky to arrive to this tulip garden at Queen Elizabeth Park in Vancouver, just as the sun emerged after a Spring rainstorm.

tulip babys breath raindrops

 

 

These Olympic rings are still a major attraction in Whistler. The people and tents in the background were there for the Whistler 50 Relay & Ultra race.

Whistler autumn olympic rings

 

 

Loved watching this little chipmunk. Taken at Silver Lake Provincial Park in the Skagit Valley, near Hope, Canada!

chipmunk cute silver lake BC

 

 

Red and white, the colours of Canada…
This past Spring at the Tulips of the Valley Festival.

tulips red white valley festival

 

 

More Colours of Autumn during my Saturday walk in Whistler!

Whistler downtown landscape autumn

 

 

A lot of tulip brightness…
Roozengaarde Display Garden, Washington State, USA, last Spring.

tulip garden RoozenGaarde Skagit Valley

 

 

Roses in October…
With the mild weather in the Vancouver area, there are many roses still blooming. This was from a recent visit to the rose garden of Burnaby Mountain.

Rose red Burnaby Mountain BC

 

 

Are you Columbine?
Originally, I thought this was a Columbine but I’m not quite sure. If you know, I’d appreciate a comment. Taken in mid Spring, somewhere in Vancouver.

columbine purple vancouver

 

 

Stawamus Chief on a beautiful Autumn’s day. Taken on Friday, from Squamish, Canada.

Squamish Autumn Stawamus chief

 

 

Sunday along the Squamish River in Brackendale Eagles Provincial Park.
This scene will be a lot busier in about a month as up to 3,500 Eagles and many seals return to feast on spawning salmon!

Squamish River BC brackendale Canada

 

I hope you enjoyed this weekly post of photos from my social media. Oh yes… I also published a hard-hitting, touching blog post this week as I went to visit Sir Alfred Ramsay, the dahlia. If you haven’t seen it yet, please check out Meeting Dahlia Sir Alfred Ramsay, My Visit to Ferncliff Gardens. Thanks for stopping by and I guess it will be “Go Bluejays” next year 🙂

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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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4 responses to Whistler, Squamish, Flowers and More, Photos of the Week, October 17th to 23rd

  1. Beautiful photos! This is a really great blog! You should add you blog to bloglovin. I would love to follow it there!

  2. Beautiful pictures the colours are so vibrant! Gemma x

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