Jonathan van Bilsen

Photos N Travel

Dec 12 2014

Jon’s Pic of the Week – Where was this taken?

LAST WEEK’S PHOTO of the miners monument in Sudbury, Canada was correctly guessed by Barbara Goldstein of the UK. Congrats.   Situated in Bell Park overlooking the bay in the mining capital of Canada, Sudbury, Ontario, one of the largest exporters of nickel stands this impressive monument towering over fifteen feet tall that celebrates the …

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Dec 12 2014

PHOTO TIP: Find your photos on the internet

Television shows like NCIS and Person of Interest have subjected us to the concept of facial recognition software. Well wouldn’t it be cool if we could find photos the same way… well, now you can, and it’s simple. Go to Google Chrome and click on the camera icon in the search bar (see picture). It …

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Dec 11 2014

REVIEW: Milestones did not go the extra mile

For some reason the past few weeks have been very disappointing in restaurants, which I have visited. Last weekend I went to Milestones, in Yorkdale mall, and yet again had a bad experience. First of all, let me acknowledge that there marketing ploy is great; they have changed the wine servings from 6 and 9 …

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Dec 09 2014

EVENT: Santa comes to Pet Valu

Every year we have a fantastic opportunity to photograph Santa Claus while he visits with dozens of pets at the Port Perry Pet valu store. The proceeds of the photos go to the new Uxbridge/Scugog Animal Shelter. Thank you to all. 

Dec 09 2014

TRAVELON: Rose of San Antone

There are hundreds of wonderful places to visit and explore on this planet, but the question is always, which ones to choose to avoid disappointment? One such place, I recently had the pleasure of visiting was the South Texas town of San Antonio. I had heard several positive comments about the city of 2 million, …

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