Friday, October 10, 2014

Opeongo River

 White canoe on Opeongo River

The Opeongo River winds through part of Algonquin Provincial Park, situated a couple of hours north of where I live. Algonquin is a beautiful park teeming with wildlife and - on the last weekend in September - canoes. The weather was perfect and...

A little further down the river

the scenery was beautiful.


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52 comments:

Andy said...

Nice reflection.

Stefan Jansson said...

Looks like a great place if you enjoy the outdoors, and who doesn't like that!

Revrunner said...

Splendid!

diane b said...

The colours and the reflections are lovely.

Deb @ Frugal Little Bungalow said...

how beautiful it is there and riding along in a canoe enjoying the autumn scenery...it can't get any better than that!

visualnorway said...

They seem to be enjoying themselves immensely - and no wonder with that scenery,.

Buttons said...

Incredible just incredible. Happy Thanksgiving my friend. Hug B

Lois said...

Perfect reflection and gorgeous color!

orchid Miyako said...

BEAUTIFUL autumn scenery with reflection; I've never experienced with the canoe ride :-)

Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

Jo said...

Excellent reflection!

Rose said...

These photos call to me...I don't know why I have such a fascination with things North.

Beth of ".E." Lizard Breath Speaks said...

such rich vibrant colors. so perfect!! enjoy your Thanksgiving!! ( :

The Furry Gnome said...

Such a wonderful place; haven't been there in far too long.

Terri said...

What a gorgeous scene! I would love to paddle around on that river..but probably I would let my husband do the paddling while I took photos!

llandudnopictures said...

That's a very serene scene!

Small City Scenes said...

You are so right---the scenery is very beautiful. MB

TexWisGirl said...

such beautiful color!

William Kendall said...

Great colours, and the ideal park to spend any amount of time! Beautiful!

John @ Sinbad and I on the Loose said...

Those colors are brilliant. Looks very peaceful. My kind of place.

Sylvia K said...

Beautiful colors indeed and what a lovely place!! That's the kind of place where I enjoy spending time! So peaceful! Great reflections for the day!! Have a wonderful weekend!!

RedPat said...

I hope we get some more warm weather like that, EG!

Stephanie said...

Gorgeous scenery. Now I am itching to get into a canoe. :-))

Jette Hollesen said...

I love the last picture. Human in the big, wonderful nature...

Hugs
JetteMajken

Barbara Wójcik said...

Nice reflection.

Michelle said...

Love the gold and green!

Felicia said...

Yes that would be a gorgeous place to visit. great images.

Ileana said...

Superb!

Jackie Mc Guinness said...

Perfect image and lovely fall colours.

Ginny said...

Wow! These are stunning! The reflection of the white boat and people, and the golden field lined with pines!! It doesn't get much better than this!

Margaret Adamson said...

The first shot is a stunning reflection

Fun60 said...

Wonderful reflection of the canoe.

Bob Bushell said...

Beautiful scenery that you have there, I would love it.

Lorac said...

Love the park EG! Great way to get out in a canoe and very Canadian too ! LOL :)

Randy said...

Love that first shot and reflection.

NatureFootstep said...

a wonderful reflection. I love it!

A Quiet Corner said...

An awesome reflection of relaxation ...:)JP

Chris Rohrer said...

So envious of your autumn scenery......just gorgeous!

HOOTIN ANNI said...

Truly a bit of heaven

Valerie said...

Simply stunning scenery "E.G." - thank you for sharing this gorgeous region with us. Canoeing through it seems a fitting mode of travel too, so as to disturb the environment as little as possible. Happy weekend!

eileeninmd said...

I love the pretty colors and the gorgeous scene.. Awesome reflections.. Have a happy weekend!

rainfield61 said...

A vast piece colour of gold.

Andrea Priebe said...

Your fall colors are way ahead of mine ... I look forward to those vibrant colors. The park is beautiful and hope to see some of the wildlife you spoke of in another post, yes?

Andrea @ From The Sol

Cloudia said...

Wonderful interlude.




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marshaleith said...

looks like a lovely place to spend time..

Indrani said...

The first shot is very well taken with reflections and all.

orvokki said...

I like the lanscape and the kanot. The reflection is lovely.

maryaustria said...

Gorgeous reflections! A beautiful place!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

It really, really is beautiful EG, stunningly so!

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James said...

Beautiful shots!!!

'Tsuki said...

I can do that with my knee !
I can stay sit down on a canoe and roar !!
I want to go to Canada, that country seem awesome for people with my handicap !!! ^^

(Nice reflection, by the way. ^^)

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

There is something about a canoe on the water in Autumn that makes for a great shot.

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