Kekuli Bay Panoramas

Kekuli Bay Provincial Park is located just south of Vernon, BC. on the west shore of Kalamalka Lake.

Two stitched panoramas from Kekuli Bay first one right above the parking lot, second panorama is NE of the first towards Vernon. Both taken with the Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS.

1. 9 stitched photos

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2. 7 stitched photos

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Yellow Toadflax (Linaria vulgaris), classified as a noxious weed by the BC Ministry of Agriculture and Lands

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View of Okanagan Lake

View of Okanagan Lake between Peachland, BC and Summerland,

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When driving along Hwy 3 south of Summerland I noticed that the far shore of Okanagan Lake was looking rather… void of trees. I took this to record how stark it was but also to record what I had just realized – that this was the site of the Okanagan Mountain Park Fire of 2003.

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Similkameen Valley from Goat Mountain Viewing Area

Drove through the Similkameen Valley on Hwy 3B on the way to Keremeos. While Keremeos claims to be the “fruit stand capitol of Canada”, I failed to notice any once there.

Panorama of the Similkameen Valley taken from the Mountain Goat viewing area. Similkameen River in the foreground. 14 stitched photos – Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM. Click for larger version…

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Upon seeing this sign it became painfully obvious to me that on future trips such as this, I should bring binoculars. I think I saw a white dot on the mountain, but who knows what it actually was.

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Hedley, British Columbia

The town of Hedley, BC is about 37km south east of Princeton along Hwy 3B.

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    When I pulled over to photograph the sign in the first photo (to record where on earth I actually was)… these horses came running (full out) towards me. I think the idea is they come and look nice for passing tourists in hopes of getting tasty handouts. I had no tasty handouts, so their enthusiasm for my presence waned quickly. A few minutes later, after they had already started wandering off – a bunch of “city folk” stopped with almost as much enthusiasm for actually seeing horses as the horses originally had for seeing me. Apples were handed out and everyone was happy with the exception of the father who had a negative interaction with the barbed wire fence. Yes – those things ARE sharp, thats sort of the point.

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