The Loyal Kigabiro Drummers of the Republic of Burundi bring their unique East African rhythm and colour to Canada's Capital. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Year of the Horse
The annual Dragon Dance welcomes in the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Horse, and brings good fortune to Chinatown's local businesses. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Confederation Hall forms the entrance and centre point of symmetry to the Centre Block, the main building of the Canadian parliamentary complex, Ottawa, Ontario.
Coffee Bay Sunset
Local children gather above the traditional village of Coffee Bay to enjoy the sunset. Wild Coast, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Canada Day Fireworks
Canada Day Fireworks light the night sky in Banff. Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.
Fire Poi I
Poi originated with the Māori people of New Zealand. Adoption of the performance art within broader cultures has driven great evolution of styles practiced and the tools used. A special thank you to our host at Sabie Backpackers and Xtreme Adventures. Sabie, Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Fire Poi II
A ferris wheel compliments the beautiful sunset skyline over the 139th annual Renfrew Fair. Renfrew, Ontario, Canada.
The Royal Canadian Airforce Snowbirds flyby Parliament Hill in diamond formation to mark the anniversary Canada's birth in 1867. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Six Horse Hitch
Drivers present their teams in the Six Horse Hitch, the main event of the Carp Fair. Self proclaimed "the Best Little Show in Canada", this important agricultural event has a history spanning over 150 years. Carp, Ontario, Canada.
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