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Meet the Spirit Bear – the rare blonde black bear of Canada’s west coast
It may look like a polar bear that got a little lost and wandered too far south - but...
Exploring Canada by motorcycle
This is how I collected the photographs for my book A View to Take Home.
My ode to Canada, for cage free humans everywhere
It all began in 2008, I was 26 at the time. Young, green, and very naive. I knew I...
Travel hacking: How I book free airfare consistently
In this video I talk about free airfare, which obviously is one of the biggest things from my book ‘The Freedom Project‘: the ability to get on board of aircrafts for free, or for really cheap. I typically choose to still pay the taxes because not having to pay taxes on a flight... Read more
My favourite old church in Alberta – destroyed by fire
I’m heartbroken to hear about this beautiful place burning down. This past Sunday afternoon I decided to take my motorcycle for the first somewhat longer ride of the season to Canmore, Alberta. Somewhere along highway 1A between Calgary and Canmore was the site of this church, the oldest protestant church in... Read more
The wonders of beautiful British Columbia, Canada
In my photography book A View to Take Home I explored the awe-inspiring beauty of Western Canadian provinces Alberta and British Columbia by motorcycle. Today, I’m going to share some of the highlights of Canada’s westernmost province: beautiful British Columbia. British Columbia stretches from the Pacific west coast, all the way... Read more
Meet the Spirit Bear – the rare blonde black bear of Canada’s west coast

It may look like a polar bear that got a little lost and wandered too far south – but these photographs are of a very rare Spirit Bear: the rare “blonde” black bear of Canada’s West Coast.

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Romancing Canada – a brief guide for first time travelers
Canada occupies most of North America and is, size-wise, the second largest country in the world. There is nothing small about Canada and, even if you don’t choose to settle here permanently, this makes this country the ideal place for broadening your horizons, and experiencing an adventure or two. The options are... Read more
An open letter to Mother Nature
Dear Mother Nature… and a long list of complaints follow. Alleged affairs with Jack Frost in winter, menopausal hot flashes in summer. Especially in Calgary, we’re never happy with what Mother Nature throws at us. Then again we don’t seem to realize that the definition of a Human Being... Read more
Exploring Canada by motorcycle

This is how I collected the photographs for my book A View to Take Home.

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My wolf encounters

My wolf encounters

Art October 1, 2016

I’ve had a few close encounters with wolves in the wild – and a lot of people have asked me about my encounters with these special creatures. Here’s the story.

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A little known story about the oldest church in Alberta, Canada

The historic McDougall Memorial United Church is located a short drive west from Calgary. In summer, I love to enjoy these country roads on my motorcycle and avoid the busy highway on my way to Canmore, Banff or beyond.

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Who needs Napa Valley when you can have Canada’s Okanagan?

As a side effect of putting together my photography book celebrating Western Canada, I’ve also discovered some wonderful local Canadian wineries.

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