The trees looked so lovely on this spring evening in the setting sun along the Oldman River. There is something magical when nature wakes up and the plants are renewed this time of the year.
This is near the end of a trail on the city side of the Oldman River on the South side across from Paradise Canyon Golf Resort. The rocks along the shore and cliffs are colorful and very in size from pebbles to boulders. The towering cliffs are windswept with sparse vegetation. Bald eagles, hawks, geese, ducks are regular visitors here.
This is a canyon of the Oldman River South of Lethbridge. I was amazed when I saw it and named it Alberta's Grand Canyon. The river carved some close to vertical cliffs and exposed layers and layers of soil that show some wonderful patters with changing colors and hues..
The undulating coulees and the fluffy cotton candy clouds make a lovely scene and are one of the elements that make South Alberta an attractive place.
This is one of the many tributaries of the Oldman River on a sunny late winter day. The bare trees and shrubs and dead grasses make a colorful contrast with the blue sky and fluffy white clouds.
The sun is setting behind the Lethbridge bridge and the land blends with the bridge and they became one. The sky is colorful and the hues are changing through the many layers from fiery oranges and yellows and calm cool blues.
The railroad bridge towering over the Oldman River is one of the most well known landmarks of Lethbridge and an engineering marvel. It is 1.6 Kilometer long, 95.7 meter high and was built of 12 400 tons of steel. The snow gives the dark steel a dramatic contrast.
The coulees are an interesting and captivating part of the Lethbridge landscape. They look great and different every time I see them. Calm, bright and virginal in the snow in this photo. They are a favorite place for walking and biking with many trails.
Waterton Lakes National Park is in South Alberta near the US border. The park is Glacier National park on the US side. It was my birthday wish to see it and my partner Neil and I went there in February on a cold and windy day. The water is calm in this protected bay and the reflection of the mountains makes this photo a Kodak Moment.
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