Jonathan van Bilsen

Photos N Travel

Nov 22 2014

Jon’s Pic of the Week – Where was this taken?

LAST WEEK’S PHOTO of beautiful Lake Louise in |canada’s Rocky Mountains has obviously been visited by many and the first correct answers came from:Sharon Morari, Peter Lightfoot, Liz Murphy, Esther Miller, Tom Milko and Helen Iredale. Congrats to all. The hamlet is named for the nearby Lake Louise, which in turn was named after the Princess Louise Caroline …

Continue reading »

Nov 22 2014

VIDEO: The Toronto Santa Claus Parade

  Every year the Toronto Santa Claus Parade launches the Christmas season. The Toronto Santa Claus Parade was first held on December 2, 1905 with just a single float, and was operated and funded by the Eaton’s chain of department stores. It now has over 25 floats, 24 bands, and 1,700 participants. The parade route …

Continue reading »

Nov 21 2014

PHOTO TIP: Macro photography technique 02: choosing the best aperture

To increase the depth of field – the area in front of and behind the subject that you’re focusing on that appears acceptably sharp – you’ll need to use small apertures. Switch to Aperture Priority mode, as this will enable you to manually set a specific aperture. For small apertures, dial in large f-numbers, such …

Continue reading »

Nov 19 2014

REVIEW: Zebra Kalahari Lodge

Most of the accommodations in Namibia are either tents, as in camping or lodges and if you find yourself in the Fish river area I would highly recommend the Zebra Kalahari Lodge. The place is an oasis in the middle of the desert with very friendly staff, excellent food and a fantastic property which features …

Continue reading »

Nov 17 2014

TRAVELON: Bergen, another reason to visit Norway

When visiting Norway, many people stop at the capital Oslo, but the second largest city of Bergen is often overlooked. One reason for this is it is clear across the country, an add-on for which there is seldom enough time. Not visiting the coastal town of Bergen, when you are in Norway, is a mistake. …

Continue reading »

Older posts «