Category: British Columbia

Ogopogo of Okanagan Lake

Ogopogo of Okanagan Lake

Weaving and winding along a small portion of Highway 97 in British Columbia called the Okanagan Highway, you might be fortunate(?) enough one day to catch a glimpse of Ogopogo, the monster that resides in Okanagan Lake. Sightings of Ogopogo—N’ha-a-itk as native Okanagan residents call it—have been occurring for hundreds of years. Originally seen by […]

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Trivia EH? British Columbia

Trivia EH? British Columbia

[ 0 ] October 23, 2009 |

AREA: 366,255 sq mi 948,600 sq km Water Surface: 6,976 sq mi 18,068 sq km POP: 4,530,960 (2010 according to BC Stats with about 44,000 immigrants arriving annually) Highest Elevation: Mt. Robson 3954 m (12,972 feet) Capital: Victoria (on Vancouver Island) Average Temperatures: varies significantly from mild coastal temperatures to desert-like with a continental climate […]

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British Columbia

British Columbia

[ 0 ] October 23, 2009 |

Whenever I return to British Columbia, I feel like I’m going home. Perhaps it’s because of all the “growing up in BC” stories I have heard from my parents or maybe I just have an affinity with the mountains and ocean. Regardless, I will always “go home” to BC whenever I get a chance. It […]

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