The top of the world brings accounts of sprawling landscapes dotted with lakes and imposing mountains, and a surviving culture that transcends the whims of prevailing fashion. This untamed country will challenge your spirit and thrill your soul.
George Fischer, one of Canada's most celebrated and prolific landscape photographers has journeyed from the mosaic flatlands and roaring waterfalls to the jagged peaks, capturing images inspired by the joy of discovery. The Nahanni National Park Reserve and Wood Buffalo National Park - both UNESCO World Heritage sites - are just two of the spectacular regions depicted in this new compact edition.
Fischer will guide you on the northern routes and introduce you to the people and their culture. Witness a land steeped in natural riches and lore--a land for the bold and the adventurous. Spectacular!
About the author
George Fischer is one of Canada's most renowned and prolific landscape photographers. His unique style has been recognized around the world. He has provided photography and editorial content for promotional literature published by tourist boards and international tour operators. George's work has appeared on the covers of magazines and newspapers worldwide as well as websites and ad campaigns for hundreds of companies. And he has produced more than 65 photographic books. In November 2017, George received the Ontario Tourism Award of Excellence in Photography. Among his major accomplishments is the book, Canada: 150 Panoramas, which was on the best-seller list at Chapters/Indigo and quickly sold out of its first printing. In 2007, Unforgettable Canada was on The Globe and Mail's bestseller list and has sold over 75,000 copies. It is now in its third printing. George is also recognized for his worldwide collection of more than 50 art posters and unique art prints created for various companies, hospitals and private collectors. An avid outdoor adventurer, George has hiked Machu Picchu in Peru and in Bolivia cycled what is dubbed "the world's most dangerous road." He has summited Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Gokyo Ri in the Himalayas and Torres del Paine in Chile. In Iceland, he hiked to raise funds for the Arthritis Society of Canada. And this Toronto Canada resident has now set his sights on canoeing the Nahanni River in the Northwest Territories.
Other titles by George Fischer
Wood & Water
Visual Therapy in Nature
Israel: not Black & White
Waterfalls of Ontario
Canada Above & Beyond
Above & Beyond
Northwest Territories, Naturally
Des vagues et des ailes
photographies aériennes des Îles de la Madeleine
Yoga, True Nature