Nature’s Beauty at the Arrow Lake

Our Summer in Pictures

Although our Beautiful British Columbia had been plagued this summer by a terrible heat wave and dry spell causing devastating wild fires,  our community was lucky. The few fires caused by lightning were quickly put out. However, the smoke in the air was often so dense that one could  not see the mountains across the lake. In spite of the eerie gloom in the air, there were moments when nature granted glimpses into its amazing beauty. 

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31 comments

  1. urbanliaisons · September 13, 2017

    This must have been a very short summer in Canada, but really very nice shots indeed.

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    • Peter Klopp · September 13, 2017

      Actually, our summers including this one are long and have the length of a normal summer season. Thank you for your compliment!

      Liked by 1 person

  2. taphian · September 13, 2017

    beautiful gallery, dear Peter. You have wonderful landscapes and nature in BC, I saw it myself once. Our weather has been much too cold and rainy this year, today very stormy.
    Have a nice day, kind regards Mitza

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    • Peter Klopp · September 13, 2017

      Thank you, Mitza! I feel honored when people like you who have very artistic blogs find words of praise for my humble beginnings in photography. I hope you will have some sunshine soon in the corner of your world.

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      • taphian · September 14, 2017

        Don’t hide your light under a bushel, dear Peter 🙂 I will fly to Greece soon and there I will get some warmth and sun what I missed here all summer long. Yesterday we had a severe storm. Kind regards Mitza

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      • Peter Klopp · September 14, 2017

        A good time to travel to Greece! Life will be pleasant for you, dear Mitza!

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  3. crowcanyonjournal · September 13, 2017

    Nice pictures, Peter! It looks like you had a nice summer. It’s been more than 30 summers since we visited the mountains of Alberta and British Columbia. Maybe it’s time to get up there again!

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    • Peter Klopp · September 13, 2017

      Well, then it is high time for another visit, Crow. Do it, while the American dollar is still strong. Have you tried on your previous visit the amazing Rocky Mountain Highway from Banff to Jasper? It is absolutely fabulous.

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      • crowcanyonjournal · September 13, 2017

        Yes, we visited both Banff and Jasper and also stayed a few days in Calgary. From Alberta we drove to Vancouver and stopped at Revelstoke which is about the closest we got to your Arrow Lakes area. I remember renting a canoe on Lake Louise and cruising on Lake Maligne. I didn’t take many photos that year, though — I was experimenting with a Sony video camera in those days. Very low resolution. Nothing like the digital cameras we have today!

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      • Peter Klopp · September 14, 2017

        The area south of Revelstoke with its magnificent scenery is definitely worth another visit, especially for someone like you being a passionate photographer. You would also enjoy the many hot springs on your way down to Nelson.

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  4. Edda · September 13, 2017

    Natur ist nicht alles,aber ohne Natur ist alles nichts!🍁🌼🌺🌹🌞🌝
    Wunderschöne Fotos,Peter!👍
    Herzliche Grüße von uns an Biene und an dich.
    Edda

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    • Peter Klopp · September 13, 2017

      Der alte Weisheitsspruch, liebe Edda, passt gerade auf unsere Zeit der fortschreitenden Technologie mehr als je zuvor. Vielen Dank fürs Reinschauen in meinem Blog!

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  5. The Wife · September 13, 2017

    Great pictures!! Someone has an eye for the right motive and no mistake!

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  6. Ann Coleman · September 14, 2017

    Gorgeous photos! And I’m so sorry about the fires in your beautiful area. I can’t imagine how much destruction they caused, and only hope that recovery comes quickly.

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    • Peter Klopp · September 14, 2017

      Thank you, Ann, for admiring my photos! As to the wildfires in BC, Fall is knocking at our door and with cooler temperatures and rain in the forecast we all breathe a sigh of relief.

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  7. GP Cox · September 15, 2017

    You with a heat wave, Texas & Florida with storms, west coast with fires – is Mother Nature trying to get even with us?

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  8. Untraveled Routes · September 16, 2017

    Dear Peter,
    Thank you for taking us on a virtual tour of ‘Arrow Lake’ via your pictures!!
    Cheers, Charu

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    • Peter Klopp · September 17, 2017

      There is more to see on the page Fauquier in the Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter. Thank you for your kind comment, Charu!

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  9. cornelia1972 · September 21, 2017

    Wunderschöne Bilder. Herzliche Grüße, Cornelia

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  10. The Thrifty Campers · September 24, 2017

    Beautiful. Superb shot you got pf the sun there.

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  11. Ankur Mithal · October 5, 2017

    Spell binding. And some of us are bent on changing it!

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    • Peter Klopp · October 6, 2017

      With improved forestry practice nature around where we live is on the road of recovery. I have never seen so much diverse wildlife 40 years ago. Eagles and osprey were on the verge of extinction. Now they are everywhere.Let this happen on the entire planet and it could be saved. ???

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  12. EuroGecko · October 8, 2017

    Love this post, keep it up 😉

    Liked by 1 person

  13. Healthy Lifestyle · October 30, 2017

    So wonderful

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