Towering over the shining waters of Lake Huron, two imposing stone pillars stand tall against the lush shoreline. Legend has it they are the petrified bodies of two star-crossed lovers, frozen in time by the island’s ‘lesser devil’ Little Spirit.
No time for daytime photo outings? Looks like we’re shooting at night. Travel discouraged? Looks like we’re sticking close to home. And so, backyard astrophotography became my outlet. Whether you’re new to stargazing or a seasoned practitioner, with these tips anyone can explore the night sky with an unaided eye.
While more seasoned thrill seekers might search out fast flowing white water to the north, closer to home we have some fantastic, gentle flowing rivers perfect for day tripping. The three most popular routes are the Nottawasaga, Beaver and Saugeen Rivers.
While the global pandemic has injected an air of the unknown into our society of late, it’s also served as a reminder of the many benefits of outdoor recreation like cycling—it connects us, improves our health, reduces our stress levels in times of uncertainty and allows us to see the world in new and unexpected ways.