Vikings Sail Again
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Vikings Sail Again

Draken Harald Hårfagreis (lit. “Dragon Harald Fairhair” – named for the first King of Norway) the largest Viking Longship built in modern times – quite a feat considering there are no existing plans for the original boats! The ship left Norway in April 2016 with Capt. Björn Ahlander and his crew of 33 brave seafarers,…

Ravenscliffe Neighbourhood
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Ravenscliffe Neighbourhood

This is an old neighbourhood in Hamilton, Ontario (Canada) – named for one of the largest properties located there – Ravenscliffe. Nestled at the foot of “Hamilton Mountain” (part of the Niagara Escarpment Biosphere Reserve), the homes range through many architectural styles and eras seldom seen today in their original renderings. Many were built by…

Nosfurrytooth
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Nosfurrytooth

It’s not everyday you can photograph something this rare & unusual… Nosfur…what? Nosfurrytooth aka Sciurus Carolinensis Sanguinarius – the legendary (Albino) Vampyre Squirrel! Stories told to terrify children (and unwelcome visitors) in the Carpathian Mountain region of Romania mention the vampir veveriță (vampyre squirrel) – a mutated Gray Squirrel that suffers from albinism,  likely due…

Old Fort Erie
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Old Fort Erie

Old Fort Erie (Ontario, Canada) is the oldest British Fort in Ontario (built in 1764 during Pontiac’s Rebellion). It has been restored and a museum added to share the long history of the Fort and this area. Perched on the north shore of Lake Erie on land that originally belonged to the Onguiaahra & Chonnonton First…