Natural Splendour of the Arrow Lakes

Wednesday’s Photos

Advent Impressions

Signs of the approaching winter are now beginning to tell us in our neck of the woods that the dark season is upon us. But for those, who keep the candle burning in their hearts and have their eyes wide upon for the wonders of God’s creation, the brightness of the snow and the green colours of branches bring joy in fond anticipation of Christmas. It is a time for reflection away from the hustle and bustle of last-minute shopping in the peace and quiet of a landscape at rest. Enjoy.

Please note this is the last post before Christmas. I need to take some time off for the family. I wish all my readers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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Serene Winter Scene

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Nature’s Advent Wreath

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Ice Flowers Growing on a Windshield

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Ever-Green Cedar Branches

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Snow-capped Ornamental Thistles

Something very touching is the following video a friend had passed on to me yesterday.

Natural Splendour of the Arrow Lake

Lost Lake Revisited

Lost Lake is half an hour by car away from the Arrow Lake. But as reported before there is a significant difference in altitude of more than a thousand meters. Naturally Nature is a bit behind, but therein lies its real charm. All the flowers, shrubs, berries and greenery come more slowly and also disappear more gradually. Here are a few impressions I gathered with my camera at the end of June. Enjoy.

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Natural Splendour of the Arrow Lake

Wednesday’s Photos

Pussy Willows in May?

Last week I reported how far behind Nature is at higher elevations. Pussy willows are the very first sign of springs in our valley. They can be spotted as early as February. But at 1200m altitude they are showing their delicate beauty only now in the second week of May. On my way to Vernon I stopped by to have another look at Lost Lake where I had taken a photo of the Canada geese the week before. Enjoy.

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Natural Splendour of the Arrow Lake

Wednesday’s Photos

Autumn Impressions

As you travel west on Highway 6 starting at the Needles Ferry terminal you will find the Lost Lake after a 40 minute drive. At 1200 m altitude you will be breathing in the clean rarefied mountain air and enjoy the peace and quiet surrounding of this beautiful lake site. My wife and I travelling home during the sunset hour a few days ago decided to drop by and take a few pictures of the fall colours. Enjoy.

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