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This year again, we had the chance to travel to West…

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  1. This year again, we had the chance to travel to West… First, to see again Brittany under sun…

  2. A tour to Belle Île, before going far away to West, to the other side of America…

  3. With a stop to see Boston…

  4. Then Seattle, its splendid site…

  5. …its architecture…

  6. …often impressive…

  7. Bye-bye Seattle, heading for Vancouver Island, onboard Victoria Clipper

  8. Mont Rainier silhouette, appearing on the horizon,

  9. Victoria « if I had known this place earlier, I would have been born here » Stephen Leacok

  10. colonial heritage in British Columbia

  11. Among the most beautiful gardens of the world, Butchart Gardens …

  12. Inland this huge island, a still preserved wild nature

  13. … lakes with calm waters in the bottom of the mountains…

  14. Under a luminous sky…

  15. … or a mysterious one…

  16. …at the far West of Americas, Tofino, A pearl by the Pacific, at the foot of virgin mountains …

  17. … up to recently, only accessible by sea or air …

  18. At the very far West, the Pacific Rim… with its huge beaches…

  19. The archipelago in between Vancouver Island and mainland

  20. le site superbe de Vancouver,sur le continent, on mainland, the magnificent site of Vancouver

  21. The view over the city from Vanier Park,

  22. …and from Stanley Park,

  23. sails of Canada Place… ferries to Alaska…

  24. Discovering the heritage of First Nations…

  25. … murals of Chemainus, which tell the arrival of explorers, in front of Indians’s eyes …

  26. Totem poles, a langage to be deciphered…

  27. In the course of all our journey, that’s the crossing of Canadian Rockies which captivated us the most…

  28. A long approach by the Fraser Canyon and the Thompson River valley, the route followed by the Transcanadian railway…

  29. Cariboo Mountains range

  30. going upstream the Fraser river,

  31. Mount Robson Park,

  32. Athabasca river and Maligne range (Jasper National Park)

  33. An amazing diversity of mountain reliefs, which follow one another along hundreds of miles in Jasper and Banff National Parks

  34. The immensity of still virgin landscapes… no house within sight, nearly no trace of human presence… Unbelievable for Europeans! (rivière Athabasca - Jasper National Park)

  35. The largest Icefield in the Northern hemisphere, apart from floe (Jasper National Park)

  36. North Saskatchewan bassin, a former route of Native People … (Banff National Park)

  37. To the Horse pass… (North Saskatchewan - Banff National Park)

  38. Peyto Lake (Banff National Park)

  39. Bow Lake (Banff National Park)

  40. Victoria glacier Lake Louise (Banff National Park)

  41. at Lake Louise (Banff National Park)

  42. the irresistible force of Kicking Horse river Yoho National Park

  43. Glacier National Park

  44. Griffin Lake, after Revelstoke, when leaving the Rockies with regret…

  45. Floating legs on Okanagan Lake

  46. Okanagan Lake, near Kelowna

  47. On our way back via New England, Cap Elisabeth lighthouse, on Maine coast, near Portland

  48. Then “New France”, in North of Maine, Acadia National Park

  49. For fans of wild nature, which only opens up to those who linger on it…

  50. A tour to the mythic Hudson valley, going down to New York…