The last time we were in Kelowna was in April earlier this year. It was a beautiful sunny and super-warm 18C (64F). The Kelowna-ites were out in force - we struggled to get a parking spot at one of the parks south of downtown (Gyro Beach Park). There were people having barbecues, playing on the playground … Continue reading Going to the park in Winter
I went outside this morning to capture some snowflakes. Didn't manage that, but I did capture some beautiful warm sunlight through the bare winter tree. This image looks much better with a dark background, so I have added a frame. Not sure how I feel about that though.... Need to work on those snowflakes! Any … Continue reading Winter warmth
Those who know me, might be surprised to hear I / we enjoyed Las Vegas. It is a fun place to look around and take photos. We didn't: go to a strip club, get a lap dance, see a show, buy anything (no surprises there!). We just wandered the streets, looked around and happened to … Continue reading Vegas baby!
Kelowna is in an orchard and grape growing region of BC, Canada. The weather is warm and sunny and reasonably dry, especially when compared to Vancouver. The orchards start only a few large blocks from the main road through town, so we took a drive to go and look. This is what we found... This … Continue reading Orchards of the Okanagan
We arrived in Kelowna, BC about a week ago. After spending a few days barely leaving the house, we have managed to venture out a bit more this week! It is funny, when we leave the house and it is close to 0ºC, it feels warm. Mostly it is somewhere between -10 and -5C (14 … Continue reading Cute churchyard
The Getty is a museum in the suburbs of LA which includes extensive art, beautiful gardens and impressive buildings. I had no idea what to expect when we got there, but it ended up being one of the few things I liked in LA. As you can tell from my photos, we really liked the … Continue reading The Getty, LA
Our first stop in Los Angeles was Santa Monica. We arrived late in the afternoon in time for a walk along the pier and beach and the start of sunset. I shared one of my favourite photos from the whole trip in my last blog post, also taken at the beach here. The atmosphere here … Continue reading Los Angeles