I spent a wonderful time in Barcelona in the last two weeks of May 2017. We arrived on May 21 … Continue reading Exploring Barcelona, Walking Tour
In the spring of each year the authorities in Alberta and in this case the electric company of the area reduce the water levels in these mountain lakes prior to the spring run off. The run of times in the mountains of Alberta is late June. These photos were taken at Barrier Lake. It is a man made lake that is created by the Barrier Dam on the Kananaskis River.
In these photos the lake is down maybe 30 feet. The lowest I have seen it in my 20 or so years in Alberta. In the photos you can see people are enjoying the rocky beach on a warm spring day.
I have included a couple of photos of the kayakers using the water course that is down stream from the dam. This course is new as the original course was destroyed by sever floods that occurred in the spring of 2013 and flooded Calgary as well. The course was created with large construction equipment over a two year period.
Continue reading “Barrier Lake – Low Water”
This week I had the opportunity to travel to Banff, Alberta early in the morning so I could catch the … Continue reading Bow Falls, Banff, Alberta
On the return trip from Desolation Sound back to Nanamio we headed back to Texada Island and then south to … Continue reading Images from Desolation Sound
On July 14, 2015 I will be skipper of a 40 foot Benetueau sailboat with a crew of 6 as … Continue reading Sailing to Desolation Sound
Varadero/Havana In March of this year I travelled from Calgary to Toronto and on to Varadero, Cuba. This was our … Continue reading Photos from Cuba
During a visit to San Diego I was able to get to the beach at Torrey Pines just before the … Continue reading Sunset at Torrey Pines Beach
I had the chance to take a holiday to Cuba in late February of 2015. As part of that trip … Continue reading Walking the Streets of Havana, Cuba
In August of 2014 I spent a week in a small town called Wells, BC. Only a few kilometres from … Continue reading Visit to Barkerville