2016’s Canadian Rockies trip was a wonderful tour for the fauna, the flora, and even the cuisine, but I think it is fair to say that the Mammals took the biscuit. We were privileged to have multiple encounters with Timber Wolves, Grizzly Bears and Black Bears, and all of them were very much photographable. The scenery in Alberta and British Columbia is outstanding and wildness of the landscapes amazing. We enjoyed seeing some of the set for ‘The Revenant’. There are also many fine and very photogenic blooms in this part of the world, as well as some more challenging flora. The first week of the tour was based at the Storm Mountain Lodge and this is a lodge that we’d put right at the top of our list of favourite wildlife lodges – for the wildlife and their wonderful meals! Photographs by Seda Soylu.