Lunch and a Million Dollar View

by Darlene Barriere
(Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada)

My favourite place to meditate during the summer

My favourite place to meditate during the summer

A mere thirty-minute walk from our campsite and this is the spectacular million-dollar view that awaits us! This mountain ledge is where I go to meditate during some of my rather taxing moments. Although I must admit that I tend less toward meditation when I'm up here and lean more toward mesmerization. I hope that these photos will help to mesmerize you too. At the very least, I hope you find some sort of inspiration in them.

Treetop MeditationHubby and I bagged a lunch, and then off we trekked to take pleasure in this stunning backdrop, or should I say "frontdrop." Good food, great company, dazzling surroundings. What could be better!

A Colourful View

Some of the more colourful scenery to take in as we descended the mountain to head back to our campsite.

It's the middle of September and temperatures have reached 30 degrees Celsius just about every day for a week. Glorious!

Lonesome Pine
Makes you want to get out there and drop a line in, doesn't it? I couldn't resist showing you one last magnificent aspect before we got back to our campsite. Enjoy! I sure have!

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