From islands to glaciers

Michelle Morgan - Monday, October 08, 2018

I recently had the privilege of spending five amazing weeks in Hawaii, Canada and Alaska where I trekked through rainforests, snorkelled coral reefs, kayaked on rivers and mountain lakes, watched whales breaching, dolphins spinning and brown bears catching salmon. It was the first time I'd ever seen black and brown bears, caribou, moose, bison, dall sheep, wolves and bald eagles. Here are some of my favourite photos from the trip:

Now I need to do some writing!

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