It’s a darn good thing that residents of Barkerville didn’t have to deal with today’s politics. Imagine the carbon tax they’d have to pay with all these dirty oil lanterns hanging about.
Monthly Archive: August 2016
I’m not exactly sure when building codes were introduced in British Columbia, but I am reasonably confident Barkerville predates them by several decades at least. And what is the result of a town built relatively free of regulation? Diversity of […]
As a photographer, how do you deal with a crowded place like Barkerville? Tourists have a bad habit of ruining the mood when you’re trying to capture images of a 19th century gold rush town. You just have to get […]
Our first day in Barkerville was perfect. Nice warm, but not hot, weather and sunny skies. But by that evening we were huddled under a tarp that we literally threw over ourselves and the picnic table at our campsite. We […]
This is just a window in Barkerville. A very old window. I though it looked cool. I’ve taken a few other pictures of windows too.
Buster’s clearly went bust a while ago because this is its “good side”. There seems to be two kinds of small towns in America. There’s the quaint, heritage styled “arts communities”. Those are nice. And then there’s the other kind. […]
What do you do when there’s a storm brewing and you’re stopped at a deserted rest stop in the middle of nowhere, somewhere in northeastern California? Take pictures, of course. Here’s a wider view:
I have said it before and I’ll say it again, the Oregon coast is one of my favourite places on earth. Every time I go back there I come away with a new appreciation for it. This is Oceanside Beach, […]
Okay, so our Yosemite plans didn’t work out exactly how we imagined. We arrived under the midday sun, couldn’t find anywhere to camp and had no choice but to pass right though. I did what I could, under the circumstances.