Browsing All posts tagged under »Kootenay region«

Forget Your Watch – You’re on Kootenay Time (Part 2)

November 9, 2012


The trip changes course and we now travel into the mountains where the sleepy hamlets of New Denver and Silverton are located at Slocan Lake. Residents there are proud and respectful of their pioneer history, lovingly restoring several old establishments and mining archives. (Unfortunately, due to the rough access road, opportunities for viewing the old […]

Forget Your Watch – You’re on Kootenay Time (Part 1)

November 6, 2012


I have recently returned from a short getaway in the Kootenay region of our beautiful province. The scenery is gorgeous and never disappoints no matter which season you’re travelling in. Our trip from the Okanagan to the city of Nelson included arid hills, lush farm land, forested passes, serene lake views, car ferries, wildlife viewing, quaint villages and artsy […]