Monday, November 14, 2016

The Pathway

Here are some more fall colours from around the Arboretum.


This is a hydrangea bush, at the end of its growing season.


There are a couple of pathways down from the high ground that meet here on the slope. One features a stone wall, the other uses steps and wood beams to create a pathway.


Down below, the pathways leading through here include one that passes by the Rideau Canal. Birds were out on the water when I took these shots, a good many ducks and Canada geese among them. The bridge is one that passes over a quiet creek feeding into the Canal.

28 comments:

  1. Beautiful scenes and colours. This reminds me of my much loved long nature walks. :)

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  2. There are lovely photos of the Arboretum, is near of your
    neighborhood, it is right ?.

    Tomás.

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  3. Such an array of nature shots. It would be fun to do that same photo shoot in all four seasons. Those paths and trails are beckoning!

    Janis
    GDP

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  4. such a great pathway...i would spend a lot of time here! love the arch of the bridge! have a great day!

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  5. beautiful! and i loved the rock wall and fences!

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  6. @Linda: thanks!

    @Tomas: yes, it is very close by.

    @Francisco: thank you.

    @Marianne: I expect by now the bush has lost those petals.

    @Janis: this area is still used in winter. I'll get some shots in.

    @Tanya: I love that bridge too.

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  7. I could spend hours walking about this place. It's so lush and beautiful.

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  8. That one second to last is especially nice.

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  9. A nice way to spend some time walking on the pathways and enjoying the autumn colours and weather.

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  10. You had to work very hard to find a position to take the first photos so that you got the late sunlight on the trees. there's nothing like a walking path to give a good set of photos.

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  11. It really looks wonderful in Autumn.

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  12. Still beautiful colours, the first and the penultimate photo are my preferred.

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  13. @Tex: I wonder how long the stone wall's been there.

    @Lowell: I enjoy walking here.

    @Sharon: thank you!

    @Bill: and good exercise.

    @Red: at that point I really was losing the light.

    @Marleen: it does, yes.

    @Karl: thank you.

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  14. Your photos always remind me that I need to get off my butt and go outside to take a walk through some of the beautiful nature around here.

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  15. So pretty! Love your bridge shot!

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  16. Canada is so beautiful. If only it weren't so cold!

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  17. Such lovely photos! We're expecting snow this week and I already miss the fall colors.

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  18. It would be quite a climb for me, T think, but it's a beautiful place on the border of the canal.

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  19. Except for those flowers, it's looking pretty wintery there.

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  20. Those pathways look very appealing. It seems better and better the more I see. Great place!

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  21. @Catalyst: it does the soul some good.

    @RedPat: I've liked that bridge since they installed it.

    @Beth: those blooms were at the end of their cycle. I was surprised to see them still. By this point, a month after I took these shots, the blooms have fallen.

    @Norma: but the cold is a good thing.

    @Meradeth: we've had snow here one time already, plus the odd stray flake.

    @Jan: it certainly is.

    @Revrunner: the cold is here most mornings now.

    @Kay: these paths are very well worth the walk.

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  22. Such a beautiful pathway with beautiful view and colours. The lake view is beautiful!

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  23. Very nice! It looks like a great place to take a walk. Except in winter that is...

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  24. I enjoy your blog. We just don't visit, and it is a pretty place to live! I have fond memories of skating on the canal. It's great in all seasons!

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