Sunday Morning: Home

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My Brother Lorne sent me a link to Douglas Noblet’s Wild Air Photography site.  We grew up in the Kootenays in Southeastern, British Columbia, Canada.  Douglas’ pictures left me in wonder.  As a child growing up, you don’t fully appreciate what is out your back door.  Doug’s awesome photographs make my heart swell with pride and leave me inspired.  About earth.  About nature.  About home.  Good Sunday morning.


Kootenays - google maps


  • Thank you Douglas Noblet for sharing your beautiful shots.  Douglas’ contact information is: Wild Air Photography, 11-622 Front St, Nelson BC, V1L 4B7, Canada. Phone: 250.509.4014. Email:
  • For tourist/travel information, check out the Tourism B.C. site: Kootenay Rockies.
  • Google Maps

Picture Locations:

  • #1: Nelson
  • #2: Crystal Lake above Crawford Bay, Kootenay Lake
  • #3: Kananaskis Lakes, Rocky Mountains
  • #4 Kinbasket Lake (Selkirk Mountains)
  • #5: Kokanee Glacier (Selkirk Mountains)
  • #6: Nakusp and Arrow Lake
  • #7: Kootenay Lake, with Crawford Bay on the Left
  • #8: MacBeth Icefield (Purcell Mountains)
  • #9: Kootenay Lake (w/ Plane)
  • #10: Howser Spire, Bugaboo Park (Purcell Mountains)
  • #11: Balfour, Kootenay Lake (Sunset)


  1. Beautiful.


  2. They are very beautiful scenes. The WordPress snow falling across the snow covered mountains made them even prettier. 🙂


  3. Paco Gonzalez says:

    Nice, one day we will make it there!


  4. Wow – magnificent. Talk about finding beauty just by looking out the window.


  5. Understandably proud, David–what beautiful territory!

    “Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.”. -John Muir


  6. LaDona's Music Studio says:

    Minus 23C – or minus 9F – in some of these gorgeous mountainous areas this morning. No running today, I’m afraid.
    Love the slide show.


  7. I drove through that area on my way to Banff a couple of years ago. Both British Columbia and Alberta are beautiful beyond words. I can’t wait to go back.


  8. Nature and beauty are all around us, David – we just have to stop and look and enjoy. My special walk is on Zuckerberg Island, walk through the trees and have a “forest bath”, makes me feel so well in tune with nature. Do you remember Z. Island, David??? Merry Christmas to you and your famil – and the best in the New Year!!!


  9. The Kootenays are beautiful. If that area were beside the ocean I’d gladly live there, grizzlies and all.


  10. AWESOME PHOTOS! They remind me of Phillip Phillips’ song HOME here



  11. So beautiful. Home’s feeling really far away today — thanks for sharing these photos, Dave.


  12. Glad you enjoyed it.


  13. I was awestruck. Wonderful!


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