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 →
Shrouded in fog, the Saint John River flooding. Oromocto, New Brunswick. Saturday, 28th, 2018 8:20 am.
April 18th, 2018 It is another dismal grey day, the odd speckle of rain strikes my glasses, leaving the tiniest of water droplets on my lens. It is not enough to deter me, but enough that I keep my camera stuffed inside my zipped-up raincoat over top my puffy jacket, over top my fleece.... Continue Reading →
I am driving west on the Trans Canada highway, and I am having an internal debate, flip-flopping between should I ? should I not? The Notre-Dame/ Saint Antoine exit is coming up fast, so I have to make this decision now. Last moment the right-hand turn signal goes on and I decelerate down the ramp. I had hiked around Victoria... Continue Reading →
Map of points of interest Woodstock, NB I exit the highway and take the scenic Saint John river road, past the little Temple stallion that rears up on the lawn of someone's home. The Benton Road sign comes into view and I follow it for about 12 kilometers, where the pavement ends. Cautiously I swerve... Continue Reading →
Finally, a sunny day. I made a snap decision to go for a hike. I haven't been to the Irving Nature Park since My Quest for the Forbidden in Saint John, Late last spring I had followed the seal trail in hopes of seeing them on the rocks. I had a long, tiring hike and came... Continue Reading →
Map February 19th, 2018 It was our first observation of family day in New Brunswick, and as I posted in When it snows, I plan, I wanted to go for a hike on the Maliseet Trail in Hay Settlement just south of Woodstock, New Brunswick. I pack extra long johns, snow pants, a hat, mittens, socks, boots... Continue Reading →
via Photo Challenge: Out of This World I was trying to find the Caledonia Gorge lookout. My GPS was directing me," Turn right on to Caledonia mountain road" The drive had became increasingly remote, the snow banks were encroaching on both sides, reducing the road to a single lane. " Do you know where you... Continue Reading →