Bennett Lake to Lake Laverty 14 km return I return to my truck four times before I actually make it to the trail head. Once to swap my down jacket for my rain jacket, then to check that I had packed enough snacks. Next I puzzled, Should take my phone? I can use as a... Continue Reading →
I have a rule to always complete what I start. At the end of March, I went on an overnight camping trip to Fundy National Park. There was still a large snowpack and I spent two days snowshoeing around the winter trails. One of the trails I attempted was Third Vault Falls. On that trip the access roads... Continue Reading →
Went to Jemseg to bird watch this morning. I saw several yellow warblers, Barrow golden eye, several black ducks, wood ducks and an Osprey. But this man fishing from the back of his truck along the saint John River with trusty companion struck me best. Great Yellow legs runner up. Happy travels from Maritime Mac.
Hiking trails Grand Manan Fidgeting with excitement, I stand at the access gate. The metal grate shudders under my feet as each car drops onto the lift gate and rolls onto the ferry at Black's Harbour, New Brunswick. A man in an orange crossing-guard vest waves for the walk-on passengers to go forward and... Continue Reading →
Map, points of interest. Part 7 After exiting the road from Economy Falls, I feel relieved to be on solid pavement, but the short hike had just whetted my appetite, leaving me wanting more. With the Five Islands Provincial Park not open till June, I decide to check out the recommendation from the lady at the... Continue Reading →
Today, I saw four deer, 1 osprey, and a man driving a bright red motor cycle with his shirt riding up around his under arms flapping in the wind. None of these I captured. Yesterday, I saw a baby black bear in the ditch. I didn't have my camera and my phone caught a horrible... Continue Reading →
Map of points of Interest around Cape Chignecto Nova Scotia Part 6 The lady at the gas station had warned me, "It is a long way into the falls on a narrow dirt road." As I turned off the Glooscap Trail, I see a sign that states Economy Falls 8 km. I reset my odometer... Continue Reading →
Map of Cape Chignecto, NS. Points of interest Part 5 I turn the wheel left then right, following the flow of switchbacks through topography that swings from 200 meters back down to sea level. Cape Chignecto is left behind, this area is called the Minas Basin. I cross Herrington River, then whiz by Lynn Road. ... Continue Reading →