Rural Life Photo Contest Congratulations to Charles Braedley, winner of Xplornet’s Rural Life Photo Contest!

Rural Life Photo Contest - photo of a dog laying in the snow
“Rural life means having enough space to let the dog really stretch her legs.” -Charles Braedley @cbraedley

This month Xplornet Facebook, Twitter and Instagram followers were challenged to post a photo and caption of what “rural life” means to them for their chance to win. In a random draw we selected Charles, the lucky winner of a new tablet.

We received so many beautiful entries that we couldn’t help but share them with all of you. Here’s what rural Canadian life looks like through the eyes of Xplornet’s online community:

Rural Life Photo Contest - photo of a dog laying in the snow
“Rural life means having enough space to let the dog really stretch her legs.” -Charles Braedley @cbraedley


Rural Life Photo Contest - duck on a pond
“Rural life means being able to enjoy nature to its fullest.” -Jo-Ann – Linda @JASZY101


Rural Life Photo Contest - deer in a grassy field
“Rural life means catching a view of the new neighbors out for their morning walk.” -Rosebud607 @roromibr


Rural Life Photo Contest - ducks on a riverbed
“Rural life means safety, peace & tranquillity.” – Erika R. @xclusivelyerika


Rural Life Photo Contest - Waterfall
“My pretty backyard in Newfoundland.” – Todd @TJYPhotography


Rural Life Photo Contest - River running through a country field
“Peace and Serenity.” -Allison Matz @amatz8711


Rural Life photo Contest - Boy outdoors winter
“Rural life means family together out on the land, providing country food for family.” -Bernadette Tinak Iqqugaqtuq


Rural Life Photo Contest - farm life
“Rural life means sometimes you have to work hard to survive and the bounty of what you gain is a blessing in disguise.” – Gilbert Good


Rural Life Photo Contest - rooster
“Rural life means sharing your Internet connection with your rooster because he’s adorably obsessed.” –Temara Brown


“Rural life means animals, fresh air and growing our own food.” -Barb Brad


Wildlife at night
“Rural life is loving these wildlife you share your backyard with.” -Tammy Quigley


“Rural life means the joy of multi-coloured chickens that lay beautiful eggs!”
–Loretta & Chris Shepherd


Family in a corn field
“Rural life means family fun and good yummy eats!” -Karen Goforth Price


Rabbit in the grass
“When living in the country you have the visit of unusual neighbors.” – Luis Amaral


Snowy country road
“What ‘rural’ life looks like to me. Far enough away from the city’s hustle and bustle, able to enjoy an afternoon walk without worrying too much about traffic and the neighbours are nearby but not so close you can see the colour of the curtains.” -Susan MacGregor @ladymac62


Family kayaking
“What rural life means to us: Away from the crowd, more quality time with family and enjoyment.” – Crystal Skrepnek @crystalskrepnek


Country home
“We live on a 30 acre hobby farm in Belwood, ON and have been Xplornet customers for 6 years. This photo taken of our front garden sums up happy rural life. To me… a beautiful sunset, our 3 beloved geese, our organic veggie garden, our happy home. The buggy in front of the garage not put away yet after a long day of chores. Happy wholesome country living.” -Kara Irving @awake_and_ascending


Little girl playing with chickens
“Rural life means fresh eggs and fun with farm animals.” – Mary Jane Sibbitt


Farmer's field
“Rural life means days filled with wide open spaces and wide open sky filled with beautiful blue and amazing clouds!” -Tracey @gagecanada


Man in the garden
“Gardening.” – Alma @keen9782


Man and dog on jet ski
“Rural life is enjoying water sports at camp with our wonder dog.” -Penny Ruddy


Children holding potatoes
Rural Life means growing your own food. -Melissa Thompson Bilous

Thanks to everyone who participated in Xplornet’s Rural Life Photo contest.

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