Category: Wildflowers

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Turquoise Lakes & Alpine Meadows of Banff & Yoho National Parks

By Bambam
As you venture forth into the Canadian Rockies, you’ll be entering a realm of turquoise lakes and wildflower meadows. Grand mountains rise into the clouds, and glacier-fed rivers run through deep valleys as you hike through the alpine wilderness. WILDLIFE Wildlife inhabits every corner of Canada’s national parks, from brown bears and wolverines to elk, [&hellip

Bees, butterflies and botany at Lesbury

By Bambam
Beginning a week of annual leave, a fortnight past, I hopped on the train keen to explore surrounds of Lesbury in North Northumberland. Arriving at Alnmouth station and taking the short walk North to where the circular walk begins beside the River Aln, a roadside field rife with Common Knapweed provided an interesting first port…