If one were to make a bucket list for August in the Kawarthas, it might look something like our top photos for August.
A kayak on a beautiful lake apres-rainfall, with a double rainbow (and a unicorn). A loon with wings spread wide, shaking off water droplets. A beautiful tall fountain captured in a summer sunset on a lake in a lovely small city. A field of sunflowers, all looking at you. A pristine waterway undisturbed and filled with lily pads. A blue heron, watching you, up close. Classic red chairs on a cottage country dock, waiting for the bride on her wedding day. And an early sunrise on a very still lake with a great name — Lovesick.
I’m sure there are many more things on any Kawarthas bucket list, but we think this one is a good one and pretty close to perfect. I hope you enjoy this month’s top photos. Can you spot the unicorn?
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We share photos from across our readership area, which is the five-county area surrounding Peterborough which includes Peterborough, Northumberland, City of Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, and Hastings (we sneak in the occasional Algonquin Park picture as well, particularly if it’s by a Kawarthas photographer).
To see our daily shares of photos, follow us on Instagram @kawarthanow and check out our feed’s highlight reels for recaps of every month in 2022.
#1. Rainbow over Kasshabog Lake by Mike Quigg @_evidence_
Posted August 30, 2022
#2. Loon with loonlet on Gold Lake by Cindy Bartoli @cbart03
Posted August 12, 2022
#3. Monarch butterfly at Anna’s Perennials in Kawartha Lakes by Kathryn Frank @_katy.did.it_
Posted August 14, 2022
#4. Sunset over the Little Lake fountain in Peterborough by Brian Parypa @@bparypa73
Posted August 18, 2022
#5. The Sunflower Farm in Beaverton by Lester Balajadia @lester.balajadia.photography
Posted August 9, 2022
#6. Lily pads in Shadow Lake by Lezley Woodhams @lezleywoodhams_photography
Posted August 26, 2022
#7. Great blue heron on Chemong Lake by Erin Shannon @kawartha_girl
Posted August 29, 2022
#8. Wedding day on Stony Lake by Ward Strickland @ward.strickland
Posted August 27, 2022
#9. Sunrise on Lovesick Lake by Memtyme @memtyme
Posted August 20, 2022