Freezing Fog

For some reason I woke up VERY early this morning and couldn’t fall back asleep – so I decided to make the most of it and head out on a little early morning photo adventure. Although my initial plan was to capture the sunrise from Jericho Beach, I quickly realized that there wouldn’t be any sunrise today given the thick fog! But, that was okay! Apart from the below-zero temperature I thoroughly enjoying my walk around Jericho Beach and managed to capture some of the “Freezing Fog” that was rolling through.

 

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Purple and Pink Skies

As I was driving down Cambie street, and after spending the day shopping for my belated Christmas celebrations, I simply had to go check out the sunset. The sky was radiant with pink and purple, and I had my camera in the back seat! I wracked my brain to think of a vantage point to capture the city and sky, but couldn’t think of anything so decided to pull over at 12th and Yukon to snap a picture. After a few minutes I thought I would go down to Granville Island but on my way came across the most amazing view and yet again had to stop to capture what I saw! Take a look and let me know what you think!

PS – I’ve included the location below of where I captured the second picture from.

 

Niagara Falls

My sister and I found some free time in our calendar’s to make a quick road trip to Niagara Falls. We both hadn’t been since we were very young and wanted to check things out again as adults… and unfortunately we were a little let down. Niagara Falls kind of feels like a cheap version of Vegas (even though neither of us have ever been). All of the shops, stores, and restaurants appear very “gimmicky” – and business try to pull you in with their extra sparkle… but we certainly weren’t fooled. The actual “falls” however were a completely different story. The impressive power of the rushing water as it sprints past you toward the horseshoe shaped cliff is nothing short of impressive; and no gimmicks are needed! One brave soul climbed the fence to get a little too close for comfort, but thankfully he managed to safely return from his trek. All in all, if you haven’t been to Niagara Falls, you should definitely check it out; just don’t plan to stay for more than a day.