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  • LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA (CANADA)
    LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA (CANADA)
    An abandoned garage on the prairie.
  • CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (USA)
    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (USA)
    The Cloud Gate AKA 'The Bean' in Millennium Park.
  • LONDON (UK)
    LONDON (UK)
    Thames Festival performers by the riverside.
  • BURMIS TREE, ALBERTA (CANADA)
    BURMIS TREE, ALBERTA (CANADA)
    The ancient Burmis Tree at the gateway to the Rocky Mountains.
  • SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (USA)
    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (USA)
    A neon sign at Pike Place Market in Seattle.
  • CALIFORNIA (USA)
    CALIFORNIA (USA)
    A local playboy strikes a pose.
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Clissold Park, London
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With the UK’s fickle weather patterns, it’s hard to sometimes predict when you might be able to toss away your umbrella and dash out to marvel at that strange yellow orb also known as the sun. And when it appears, it tends to send people into a state of mad panic as they scramble out in their […]

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When it comes to daylight, Finland can be a country of extremes. Travel to Lapland in June and the sun doesn’t set for a month. Return for Christmas and all you see for four long weeks are brief spells of golden glow beyond the horizon. Unless, of course, you get lucky and see the elusive Northern Lights. […]

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This story of inexplicable terror happened at a haunted hostel in Northern Ontario on our drive across Canada. It is worth mentioning right upfront that neither of us is paranormally inclined. We don’t receive visitations from the other side nor do we discover messages from beyond on burned pieces of toast. However, on this particular night we were put through our paces […]

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Salvation Mountain California
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I’ve always been drawn to the forsaken beauty of the California desert, its highways that extend to the horizon, and discoveries just off the beaten path. About half an hour outside Victorville, on the iconic Route 66, the first opportunity to explore the strange world of desert art appears near Helendale. Elmer’s Place, or the […]

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