The impressionist paintings of Canada’s Group of Seven artists may be familiar to many of us in Canada (and many more of us now, thanks to actor Steve Martin’s high-profile interest in Lawren Harris.) But it’s only when you see the landscapes that inspired those evocative paintings that you can truly appreciate how these artists were able to capture the unique beauty found in certain places in Canada. One of those places is Killarney Provincial Park, in northeastern Ontario, and after doing 3 Killarney hikes with truly inspiring views, Henk and I were even more impressed with this Park’s beauty.
Two hours from Toronto in an area known more for its lakes than its culture lies an outdoor art gallery with more than 500 pieces of Zimbabwean stone sculptures. That place is ZimArt near Rice Lake, a unique sculpture garden/gallery that just may contain the most comprehensive collection of Shona sculpture in Canada. What, you might wonder,
White sands, mangroves, tropical breezes and a never-ending supply of rum-based cocktails. If this is the image that comes to mind when you think of the keys just off Cuba’s northern coast, it’s a pretty good one, and one that tens of thousands of Canadian visitors experience every year. But the….