Category: Nature

Valhalla Montreal

“Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time.”

That particular quote kept cycling through my mind when my Fiancee Nick and I make a trip out to Valhalla Montreal. Their mission (which I hijacked from their Facebook page) is simple: Valhalla Montreal builds and develops a practical educational site focused on sustainable solutions relating to human needs such as food, shelter, water, energy and social structure. Nick discovered this place and given that it was a gorgeous day, I decided to tag along; camera in tow. 

In a day and age where we are spending excessive amounts of time behind our various types of technology, coming to Valhalla is a literal and figurative breath of fresh air. There’s a completely different vibe when you step on the grounds.  Every Saturday at 10 am, they invite everyone and anyone to the land to come take a tour, help out, plant your own garden space among other things.

Added bonus: They make some of the most awesome pizza I have ever had. Which is saying a lot since i’m a retired Chef.

I encourage you to go check it out if you’re able, I could write a number of things about how peaceful this place is and how there’s no ego’s, just a like minded group of people who all have a common goal.

As an added bonus, you might get to hang out with Bear the dog! Did I mention how good the pizza is yet? Check out the Valhalla website for more pertinent information.

*DISCLAIMER* Boutique Rouge Images has no direct affiliation with Valhalla Montreal or Valhalla. This post was not endorsed by them. 


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Cambridge Ontario v 2

I’m still in Ontario for the moment.  This is one of my favorite places to come whenever i’m in town. My dad used to take me here all the time when I was a child.
I miss him.

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I absolutely love shooting flowers, there’s something so magical about nature and how utterly perfect it is.

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Winter wonderland

I love heading up north to Ste. Agathe in the winter.  There’s just something so magical about the snow, the fresh air and the view simply can not be beat!  It’s one that I never tire of and it’s one of my most cherished places to go so I can re-group and of course take pictures!

Winter lasts a little longer up here in these parts, but it’s glorious.

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