Thursday, August 16, 2012

Kimberley Skies

My family are currently spending a week near Kimberley in south eastern British Columbia.  We've been here a few times before, and the scenery in this part of the province is truly gorgeous - and, I swear, the sky is always blue.
Yesterday we hit the tourist trail and visited Fort Steele, a small Heritage Park  
and I was instantly transported into an episode of 
Little House on the Prairie!
The location for Fort Steele is stunning - it sits in the Kootenay River valley just to the east of Kimberley and Cranbrook and is completely surrounded by the hills and mountains of the East Kootenays, Purcell Provincial Park and Top of the World Provincial Park
In every direction, the horizon is dramatic.
And the sky was always blue.
I am linking to SkyWatch Friday and to Scenic Sunday this week - have a wonderful week yourselves, and may your skies be just as blue!

12 comments:

  1. Fort Steele looks like a neat place to visit. I've never been there.

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  2. Great group of photos! I would love to travel there.

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  3. What a great place to visit! Your photos show it to its greatest advantage.

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  4. Beautiful... not just blue, but BLUE!!

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  5. What a lovely place and, yes, I too, would love to visit there! Your photos are terrific and really show it at its best with majestic mountains, lovely river and wonderful skies!! Enjoy your weekend!

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  6. Beautiful series of photos of a great place. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  7. The sandy island is amazing. Thanks for visiting.

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  8. May I buy that sandy island?

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  9. Wow - fabulous shots. It looks like a piece of the past!

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  10. What a fabulous place. How could you tear yourself away from all that beauty?

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  11. I enjoy visiting heritage parks, it's like being transported back in time. This one has the extra attraction of its beautiful local.

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  12. Looks like a great vacation ! Must be fun to be thrown back in time and think of Little House!

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