Tag Archives: East Kootenays

All About Lines – Rail Lines

In response to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, this past Saturday I was once again walking along the rail lines. This time, the rail line was along the Bull River in the East Kootenays.

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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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Cherry Creek

What started as a search for an eagle nest near the Cherry Creek confluence with the Kootenay River ended up as a peek into abandoned buildings and wondering what it was like to live in the area some fifty years … Continue reading

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Travel Theme – Green

Ailsa over at Where’s My Backpack has Green as the weekly travel theme. With warming temperatures and the moisture in the rock and ground and hidden from the sun, the moss is very green and it is sending out spores … Continue reading

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Wild Weekly Photo Challenge # 23 Spring

Let’s Be Wild photo theme # 23 is Spring. Although the calendar says Spring, here in the East Kootenays of BC, it will be at least another month (usually around Mother’s Day in May) before the hillsides burst into bloom. On … Continue reading

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The Dewdney Trail – Searching for Gold

A group of seven EKOC (East Kootenay Outdoor Club) enthusiastic hikers headed up the Wildhorse Creek to hike a section of the Dewdney Trail. The trail was developed in the 1860’s when the excitement of the gold rush was paramount in the … Continue reading

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Phoneography Challenge – My Neighborhood

The Phoneography Challenge at The Daily Post was to get acquainted with my neighborhood. I had a fantastic opportunity to view my neighborhood by air. It was one of those times when you seize the moment. It was just fabulous!!!!! … Continue reading

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