Picture Perfect

Taking pictures during our travels is something we both love to do….It’s a great way to save the memories and with the right lighting, setting and a bit of luck, every now and then we land a truly perfect picture.

These are a few (about 100) of our all time favourites.

Enjoy

A lot of plants that we are used to in Canada
A lot of plants that we are used to in Canada
A very active Glacier
A very active Glacier
Even in a rental car - this is the sign we like to see
Even in a rental car – this is the sign we like to see
Breathtaking sights in Tores de Paine Nation Park, Chile
Breathtaking sights in Tores de Paine Nation Park, Chile
This is a view from our dining room window
This is a view from our dining room window
She is a pretty girl!
She is a pretty girl!
Emperor penguin visitors...there were only 3 on this island
Emperor penguin visitors…there were only 3 on this island
Two budding photographers checking out the new GoPro black
Two budding photographers checking out the new GoPro black
Yup they live in burrows
Yup they live in burrows
The gravel got a lot tougher as we went further south...off route 40
The gravel got a lot tougher as we went further south…off route 40
Mike's old fashioned luggage rack
Mike’s old fashioned luggage rack
A great example of the different types of rock
A great example of the different types of rock
A view from our treehouse
A view from our treehouse
More of those Patagonia clouds
More of those Patagonia clouds
You know it's windy when they actually post this sign
You know it’s windy when they actually post this sign
A great view of the glacier
A great view of the glacier
Breathtaking
Breathtaking
Nature provides the best are
Nature provides the best are
Stronger together
Stronger together
Showing off my crampons
Showing off my crampons
Feeling much better now that i'm out of the hospital
Feeling much better now that i’m out of the hospital
Flamingos
Flamingos
Just learning to fly
Just learning to fly
Up close and personal with a pelican
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Walking-up on the plane after an overnight 8 hour flight
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Medusa
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Condor in Colca Canyon
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We urged our boat captain to take us through this opening…just when a swell came through…fun!
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This could be Virginia not Peru
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Ulta Plano – High desert
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An Aztec greenhouse – growing the tenderest plant out of the wind
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The hat ladies – these two were a lot of fun…no english required
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Looking back at the great road we just came up
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Finally caught the steepness of Machu Pichu on camera
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The front door to Machu Pichu
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A story of the Lake Titicaca people told through sewing
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The end of the day and the tourists are all gone – a magical moment
Peru Lady
A grand looking Peruvian Woman
Peacock
Such a camera hound…wanted us to take his picture but he put on a great show
Condor - blue
A beautiful condor
Colca Canyon sunset
Colca Canyon sunset
Michele and GS650
Michele and GS650
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Learning self defence
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Love this picture – caught depth on film
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Bellistic dolphins
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Got to love GoPros!!!
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Holding hands while riding!
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A waterfall at an old volcano
Dolls
Lots of colours
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A City of Colour
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Teacup ladies
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Mexican monarchs
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A perfect ancient site
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Wooden hourse
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Sunset
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The City of the VW bug – they are all taxis
Leaf cutter ants
Leaf cutter ants
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A stairway to heaven – Edward James Place
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Mike taking pictures of my favourite – flowers!!
Castor Bean Plant
The deadly but beautiful castor bean plant
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A beautiful fountain
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A concrete worker in Ajijic
Park Dog
How Mike got this dog to stay still is amazing
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Christmas day in Ajijic
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Toni Sharpless in Mexico
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Our National Geographic man!!
pool
Mike went for a swim to get this shot
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An industrious port in East Mexico
Dolphin statue at sunset
Dolphin statue at sunset
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Pelicans in a boat
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Matt the American on his 3 month vacation into Mexico
seagull
Even seagulls look good down here
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Whale tail in Baja
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Blue footed boobie
Hangin' out
Hangin’ out
Michele zip
I’m next
Here comes another boat
Here comes another boat
Only the wine is missing from this picture of my favourite things...
Only the wine is missing from this picture of my favourite things…
Shadows
Shadows
a beautiful day to eat outside
A beautiful day to eat outside
Our space eyed cat
Our space eyed cat
Are we going up there?
Are we going up there?
meadow riding
meadow riding
The ghost riding area north of Calgary
The ghost riding area north of Calgary
Taking a short cut over the divide
Taking a short cut over the divide
Are we going down there...
Are we going down there…
A stunning sunset in the mountains
A stunning sunset in the mountains
Stopping for a photo shoot at the Grand Tetons
Stopping for a photo shoot at the Grand Tetons
Is that an owl?
Is that an owl?
A hummingbird at the feeder outside the restaurant
A hummingbird at the feeder outside the restaurant
Getting the rain tires ready for a quick switch over
Getting the rain tires ready for a quick switch over
Rich hitting the big berm
Rich hitting the big berm
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A Mexican monarch in our backyard
Another successful day in our garden!
Another successful day in our garden!
The night before surgery
Mike the day before hip surgery