Miles Canyon, YT (#Canada150 Pt. 3)

A three-night stay in the Yukon was great fun! It was my second time there, first time in the summer. No joke — Yukon Territory is truly the land of the midnight sun, with up to 18 hours of light.

During my visit, I stayed at Boréale Ranch near Carcross:

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… And ventured out during the day, including time spent at Miles Canyon – “where the Yukon River has cut its way down through a flow of basaltic lava.”

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Smithers, BC (#Canada150 Pt. 2)

From Jasper, we headed north to British Columbia via the Yellowhead Highway. Our first night car camping when we reached Smithers, B.C.

We climbed the Hudson Bay Mountain, in search of a Smithers Street Piano — which we eventually found back in town (RE: It’s a flying piano).

That was a hard climb, though, at least for me.

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The view from above:

Smithers, British Columbia from Emily Santos on Vimeo.

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Jasper, Alberta (#Canada150 Pt. 1)

Hope everyone had a happy Canada Day! I am now on the road, exploring Canada’s northwest. It’s been a crazy one so far — car camping, some climbing and hiking, and mostly, ALOT of driving.

While in Alberta, highlights included Canada’s incredible Jasper National Park — where I finally got to use my Canada150 Parks Pass! Order yours here.

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#Canada150 Trip

Happy Monday, all! To coincide with Canada’s birthday, I will be taking off — departing on my #Canada150 trip, in partnership with SAIL Outdoors.

SAIL has once again provided me with supplies for my Northwest Canada trip, and will be documenting my adventures on their website. I will also be blogging from here! (Oh, and Instagram of course).

Toronto —> Alberta, British Columbia and Yukon.

See you on the road!

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Táta & Me – Eric Cheng Photography

Okay, okay, okay. Don’t judge me, but I totally hired a photographer to take pictures of me and Táta! While I was on Instagram, I came across an incredible GTA-based photographer named Eric Cheng.

His style is so storybook like — whimsical and beautiful, to say the least.

We scheduled a session at Greenwood Park in Ajax at 6:30 a.m., this weekend! While were hoping for golden hour, I think we got even luckier — this fog added a certain mystical, magical feel to our photos. I absolutely adore them!

Here is Part I. Enjoy!

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