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 →

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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 →

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.

Thomas Cove, Five Islands, Nova Scotia

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 →

Economy Falls, Nova Scotia

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 →

Five Islands, Economy, Nova Scotia

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 →

Parrsboro, Nova Scotia

Map points of interest Part 5 My expectations are low after the thrill of Joggins fossil cliffs- UNESCO WHS,  followed up by the Cape d’Or Lighthouse hike, and Partridge Island: Rock-hounding, hiking.  Spencer’s Island, Nova Scotia How could Parrsboro measure up? I roll into town and stop for gas. The lady behind the counter greets me like I am... Continue Reading →

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