Nurin Merchant’s Photos of the 2021 Tulip Festival in Ottawa, with the Aga Khan Park’s Perspective on the Venerated Flower

Nurin Merchant gets to Dows Lake on a sunny day to photograph some of the 300,000 tulips that are planted there, making it the biggest tulip festival in Canada. She incorporates into her piece some excellent material prepared by the Aga Khan Park on the origins and significance of the tulip, one of the most venerated flowers in Islamic culture, to make her photo essay truly informative and and educational….PLEASE CLICK HERE OR ON IMAGE BELOW FOR PHOTO ESSAY

Please click on photo for Nurin’s photo essay on tulips.

Date posted: May 6, 2021.

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An Incredible ‘Yellowstone’ Experience: Part III – The Old Faithful Basin of Yellowstone National Park

The Yellowstone Caldera and Geysers of the Old Faithful Basin

By Malik and Nurin Merchant

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An Incredible ‘Yellowstone’ Experience: Part II – Wildlife Safari at Grand Teton National Park

“I encourage everyone to travel and visit the forest, for they are amazing…there will be fewer and fewer in the future. That’s what I say to myself when I take every photograph…In my photographs, I let the animals and trees speak for themselves and hope other people will see the beauty I see.”

– Prince Hussain Aga Khan –

Our Incredible ‘Yellowstone’ Holiday: Part II – Wild Life Safari at Grand Teton National Park

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