The Sister I Didn’t Know I Had (Part 2)

The Sister I Didn’t Know I Had (Part 2)

Ten years ago I received a lifesaving kidney transplant from Madeleine. The gift of these ten healthy years meant I could travel, take photographs and share my writing with you. Without Madeleine and her generosity there would be no olafphotoblog. During these years, I have spent a lot of time thinking why this woman found [...]

The Most Important Trip Ever – Prelude

The Most Important Trip Ever – Prelude

Over the years we have done many road trips around North America. Some of these trips brought us amazing memories and great imagery, which we often shared on this platform. While we enjoyed them, our latest road trip was the most important we have ever taken. Not only did we capture great imagery, visit spectacular [...]

In the Footsteps of the Molson Empire (Part 1)

In the Footsteps of the Molson Empire (Part 1)

Canadian investors John W. Molson and George B. Meacham started the town of Molson in 1900. Yes, John was the same person who built the largest brewing empire in Canada and ran Molson’s Bank. In 1896 gold was found in the area and multiple mining claims were made. Soon the town had three hundred residents. [...]

The Majestic Rockies – Connecting with the Landscape (Part 1)

The Majestic Rockies – Connecting with the Landscape (Part 1)

There is no place like it. Kasia and I first drove through the Canadian Rockies twenty years ago. I will never forget the impact of these incredible mountain ranges. The sheer size, beauty and toughness of this land gained my respect, absorbed all my senses and provoked a deeply spiritual experience in my inner being. [...]