Category Archives: Hiking

Searching For Sun – Let’s Go Higher

How high? At 450 metres the sun was shining in a bluebird sky. Any higher? At 600 metres snow began to cover the road. At the highest? At 2,350 metres for 360 degrees the sun was a balmy 10 Celsius … Continue reading

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The Perfect Day

What makes a perfect day? Is it foregoing the opportunity to sleep in on a Saturday morning? Rousing and rushing because you did sleep too late but need to meet the a 10 am deadline to meet the hiking club for … Continue reading

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To Blog Or Not To Blog – That Was My Quandary

This blog has been on a hiatus for several months while I contemplated whether I should continue to blog revolving around the purpose why I started to blog or not blog at all. I initially started the blog so family … Continue reading

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Wild Weekly Photo Challenge – # 33 Hiking

Let’s Be Wild’s challenge # 33 is hiking. This activity can be enjoyed year round in the East Kootenays of Beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Come visit, experience beauty and enjoy!

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How Many Calypso Orchids Can We Find?

The goal for the day was to hike various pathways in the Kimberley Nature Park in search of the tiny exquisite Calypso Orchid. In the East Kootenays this Orchid blooms the latter part of May. Mother Nature favored the region with a … Continue reading

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Spring Says, “I’m Here” – Winter Says, “Not Quite Yet”

The swimming pool where I destressĀ after work is closed for its annual yearly maintenance, so by Sunday I was in need of some exercise and connecting with nature. Saturday evening the ground was covered with a thin layer of fresh … Continue reading

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My Favorite Benches

Ailsa from Where’s My Backpack weekly theme is benches. My favorite benches: I am a book junkie and the library is one of my favorite places to visit on my lunch hour. This bench is featured in a small garden … Continue reading

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Do You See What I See ?

‘The imagination is the spur of delights … all depends upon it, it is the mainspring of everything; now, is it not by means of the imagination one knows joy? Is it not of the imagination that the sharpest pleasures … Continue reading

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Travel Theme – Time

Ailsa’s over at Where’s My Backpack has chosen “time” for her travel theme. When I climb the hill to the top of the butte, this tree and bench say it is time to sit and rest a while, admire the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Future Tense

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge is Future Tense. On a beautiful bluebird sky Sunday afternoon, I was at the right place at the right time to photograph the train as it approached the spot where I was waiting. The … Continue reading

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