Picasso competition

Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder, so they say.  (Some say Plato said it first.)

Where is the most beautiful place ever I have visited?  As I know what I like, that is an easy question for me. Though I am content in New England, the world of the Canadian Rockies is the most beautiful place I’ve come upon yet. Gorgeous snow-topped mountain scenery; lush green forests; blue running waters…beauty everywhere you look.  

The occasional black bear or mountain goat or caribou helps too. The fallen trees in every direction add a bit of intrigue. The tree trunks shaped like chicken feet lend a bit of whimsey. I like the abundance of open space. It has a clean feeling. In fact, I think the watchful grey jays might be patrolling for litterbugs.  

I felt safe around those snow covered mountains.  Though I didn’t see Dudley Do-Right, you knew he would show up if needed. I did see a Bullwinkle-like moose dressed in a Canadian Mountie uniform. He didn’t instill me with much confidence though.

For me, the scenic splendor of the Canadian Rockies plays like a fine chord. When I was there, they were even giving Picasso competition:

Cowboy in the snow located near Lake Louise

“Cowboy in the Snow”
spotted near Lake Louise

 “Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.”-―Ralph Waldo Emerson

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