If you are curious as to why I am posting August photos during the peak of winter, I must confess that I had forgotten about them until now. Nonetheless, I find these to be rather comforting as I stare out of my window at the glow of the street lamps shining upon the snow. The changing of the seasons is a magical concept. It’s hard to believe that in only four months we will be out in shorts and t-shirts again. I must remind myself of this so that I may appreciate the wonderful aspects of winter before it is too late.
These photos were taken on our hike up Bear Creek to the Waterfall. This experience was without a doubt one of my favourite memories of the summer, even with the freezing water, scraped knees from climbing and stubbed toes from slipping… Still so worth it.
I think it will become a yearly tradition.
Our awesome setup at Ellison Provincial Park
I spent Friday to Sunday camping in good company at Ellison Provincial Park, about 45 minutes from Kelowna. I can safely say that my last weekend in British Columbia was well-spent. When times are too stressful and busy, visiting the outdoors can be the best way to cool down and rejuvenate. I didn’t realize how much I needed it until we actually got there. Trees and green all around, the sounds of birds, the smell of pine trees and campfire, no set schedule, and laughing friends made for the most wonderful weekend.
Ellison Provincial Park is my friend Olivia’s favourite. I am honoured that she wanted to share this place with us. She has been coming here with her family for the past ten years. Do you have a favourite camping spot?
The lovely Charis
We played a ton of card games over those three days. Speed and Cheat are probably in my favourites.
This candle keeps the bugs away: a must-have!
On our way to the cliffs
When walking here with a flashlight at night, you would think Slender Man was chasing you.
The beautiful Okanagan Lake
Olivia, Emerson, Charis, Seth, Laurence
Olivia and her crazy faces
All packed up and ready to go… The end!
Hopefully this made you want to go camping. Go ahead and take a break, you deserve it!
Olivia and I drinking lattes and planning a camping trip. I love mornings.
Levi has to be the most photogenic dog in the world.