Underwater Snaps

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Doesnt that pink cloud look like an alligator?

Personal Friday update! My parents live on the banks of the St.Lawrence river, a few kilometres outside of a sleepy little town. Their house sits at the top of a hill leading right down to the water. I grew up swimming there when our cottage was on that land, and now visit their house there a couple weekends each summer.

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I love the water, I’m a big fish nerd and exploring below the surface is one of my favourite summer activities- and has been since my childhood. Over the last Canadian long weekend I got to spend hours bobbing about in the warm water chasing schools of small fish and taking photos with my underwater camera!

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Just under the waves exists another world entirely! With it’s own strange landscapes and occupants. Green carpets of plants, towering forests of seaweed, sunken treasures (okay I mostly just encountered a log and some large rocks).

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Can you see the little perch fishes?

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I did not see any large fishes this time, I had so hoped to find a catfish nest (they tend their eggs in pairs). There were lots of small perch and sunfish darting between the weeds though!

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No one looks cute in swim goggles....

No one looks cute in swim goggles….

It was nice to escape the city for a weekend, I am hoping to do so again soon. 🙂

-Taeden

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