Holiday time, Big Rideau Lake, Rideau River System, Ontario


Holiday time, Big Rideau Lake, Rideau River System, Ontario

Today we packed the car and headed out for a few days of holiday time on the Big Rideau Lake which is part of the Rideau River system. Packing, driving and unpacking did’t leave a lot fo time for using the camera but I did find a bit of time.

The Chamberlains, Big Rideau Lake, Rideau River System, Ontario

The Chamberlains, Big Rideau Lake, Rideau River System, Ontario

When I am near to water, I enjoy photographing the reflections of clouds on the water as well as the shapes of the various lily pad leaves.

The Chamberlain’s wheeled dock.

Baxter Conservation Area and the Mill Pond

Baxter Conservation Area and the Mill Pond

My travels today took me to two of the wildlife conservation areas managed by the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority (RVCA) At the Baxter Conservation Area, my surprise find was a pair of intertwined garter snakes and at the Mill Pond it was a Bee Fly.
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