Wild Beauty: A Visual Exploration of BC

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Heritage House Publishing Co, Oct 1, 2009 - Photography - 128 pages

In this visually stunning, richly informative portrait of British Columbia, renowned photographer Al Harvey takes readers beyond the landmarks of Canada's westernmost province to its equally majestic yet rarely seen corners. Towering granite spires reach skyward in the Bugaboo Mountains. Breezes tickle the alpine tundra of the northern Rockies. Dryas blooms amidst the willows along the shoreline of the Gataga River. On foot, by paddle and from the air, Al Harvey has captured the majesty of British Columbia for all to savour and celebrate. Part travel guide, part geography lesson, Wild Beauty invites long-time residents and adventurous tourists alike to journey to BC's special places.

 

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Al Harvey was born and raised in Vancouver, BC. For more than 30 years he has travelled the province, the country and the world as a photographer. He now has almost half a million images in his stock library (www.slidefarm.com). Al is an active backpacker and kayaker, and his ocean-kayaking expeditions have taken him along many hundreds of kilometres of wilderness shoreline. He plays hockey twice a week in season, enjoys astronomy and geography, and is known for brewing fine homemade beer.

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