I have a memory of an overnight camping trip my family took to a nature park/campground, called The Ovens, when I was between the ages of three and six. I remember two events: my mother's voice warning me to be careful while I followed my sister out on a rocky beach to pick up driftwood,... Continue Reading →
National Historic Sites and Monuments, NB
Map of National Historic Sites NB Updated 19 March, 2023. Ten years I have lived in New Brunswick. In that time frame, I have traveled around most of New Brunswick, getting to know it thoroughly. A while back I wrote East Coast Bucket List, and part of it was finding and documenting National Historic sites.... Continue Reading →
Grand Falls, New Brunswick
It was just after 7 am Saturday morning. I was snuggled in my bed staring at the clock. I had nothing planned, but an idea was forming in my head. With all the rain we have had this May, Grand Falls is probably living up to its name. It was going to be our first... 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 →
Nepisiguit River – Mi’gmaq Trail, Bathurst.
Map points of Interest I arrive at the second bridge at Middle Landing and turn into the parking area. It is just before 6 am but June's sunrise glow brightens the landscape early this time of year in Bathurst, New Brunswick. Fog rises up from the river in the cool morning air. I can only... Continue Reading →
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