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Algoma in the Winter

October 29, 2021 By Rob Stimpson

It’s late November, you wonder where did the last ten plus months go? The sun sets sooner and rises later as late fall transcends into December. Snow squalls become the daily weather event. For the winter enthusiast, the outdoors beckons. Algoma and the Superior coast has no shortage of an amazing array of winter landscapes […]


Capturing the Algoma Landscape

September 4, 2021 By Rob Stimpson

Our world is huge, we can’t travel everywhere but the choices we do make are for our personal likes of that destination. The wanderings we embark on can take us to places so we can discover and experience the many facets these different regions offer. Our journeys sometimes take us to places that for the […]


The Beaches of Algoma

July 7, 2021 By Rob Stimpson

Mention a beach to most Canadians, they immediately think of some tropical paradise that has crashing surf, palm trees dancing in the wind, a daiquiri in hand and a glowing white sand shoreline. Some of us know of a few other beach paradises a little closer to home.  I am thinking of the beaches of […]


The Gales of November – A Short History

March 25, 2021 By Rob Stimpson

It is early November, I am making my way to Wawa to lead the annual Gales of November Photo Workshop. It is a 9-hour drive from my home just west of Algonquin Provincial Park to Rock Island Lodge. The weather looks great to Sault Ste. Marie but after that, snow squalls are on the menu […]


Fall in Algoma – Off the Beaten Path

March 6, 2021 By Rob Stimpson

Trivia – Ontario has around 120,000 km of paved roads as well as 70,000 unpaved roads. Not many of us venture off the beaten path to explore the gems tucked from the tourist guides but if you are adventurous then a drive up Highway 129 and maybe a detour along Highway 554 and 546 is […]