White Rocks Walking Trail, Flowers Cove, NFLD

Route 430, Flower's Cove, Newfoundland, Canada. Coordinates; 51.3027, -56.7225. The White Rocks Walking Trail is dedicated to the memory of the First World War veteran Lt. Albert. S Rose. The air was humid and still as I walked along the wooden boardwalk. A black fly continuously did loops around my head looking for an open... Continue Reading →

Thrombolites. Flowers Cove, NFLD

Flowers Cove, NFLD, Easy, Marjorie Bridge Walking trail. Easy. 2 km total out and back, flat trail. 1 hour To paraphrase my travel guide, a thrombolite is a fossillized, bun-shaped, primitive, unicellular critter. They are very rare, I have been to Joggins fossil cliffs-, and Miguasha-UNESCO heritage site in Quebec and the Burgess Shale in Alberta,... 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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