Cape Split, Nova Scotia

Fog hovers low over the area shrouding the bay and upper part of the cape.  As I exit the truck a raven is cawing repetitively from the top of a spruce tree. He jumps from his perch and flies away as I disturb the peace by shutting the driver's-side door. I turn my head and watch... Continue Reading →


Blomidon Provincial Park, Nova Scotia

Map points of Interest My first impression is wow what a pretty place.  The campground attendant suggests I go have a drive around, choose the campsite I want and then come back and settle up. They currently only have three campers in the park, so I can have my pick of spots. "You can have a... Continue Reading →

Burntcoat Head Park, Nova Scotia

  Map I open the door and stand in front of the lady behind the tourist information desk, looking at her but pointing behind me.  "The sign outside says I can climb to the top of the lighthouse for free, is this correct?" "It certainly is, the whole park is free," she replies. I head... Continue Reading →

Ministers Island, St Andrews, NB

Map to Ministers Island I join the line of cars sitting on the Bar Road near St Andrews, New Brunswick. It is 1:45 pm and the road looks fairly visible. The Tide Schedule. states low tide for crossing today is 1:55 pm. I get out and walk to the vehicle beside me and say, "Can I go... Continue Reading →

Saturday’s Shot

This was taken last Saturday. I stopped at the Nova Scotia welcome center on Fort Lawrence road in Amherst, Nova Scotia. Jacob was kind enough to pose for a photo and puff out a tune for the crowd. More to follow I am off exploring.

Miguasha-UNESCO heritage site, Quebec

  Part 3 I cross the inter-provincial bridge from New Brunswick into the province of Quebec and turn right onto Hwy 134. This road encircles the entire Gaspe Peninsula, however I am only going along part of the east side, which is cradled between a mountainous bluff and the islands dotting the Restigouche River. It... Continue Reading →

Campbellton area, New Brunswick

Map of points of interest From the look off of Sugarloaf Mountain, Campbellton, New Brunswick. The town core is a lure and that is my next stop.  I find Sam the giant Salmon in the town square. He has his own pond and fountain and lot of people mill about in the sun.  A young girl slips... Continue Reading →

Sugarloaf Mountain, Campbellton, New Brunswick

Labour Day  2016 Near the end of the Appalachian Range route, a conical-shaped mountain starts to dominate the skyline.  It is an extinct volcano located inside Sugarloaf Provincial Park  near Campbellton, New Brunswick, and I'm here to complete one more peak for the summer. It's late afternoon by the time I walk through the doors... Continue Reading →

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