Went to Jemseg to bird watch this morning. I saw several yellow warblers, Barrow golden eye, several black ducks, wood ducks and an Osprey. But this man fishing from the back of his truck along the saint John River with trusty companion struck me best. Great Yellow legs runner up. Happy travels from Maritime Mac.
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 →
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 →
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 →
Every Saturday, I head out with my camera to take photos of something special to share. I go through all picture and choose the best and most unique shot of the day. This morning I was walking on a path that follows the Oromocto river bank, and I heard a loud " splash" it startled... Continue Reading →
I took a lot of photos this weekend -delete most of them. This was a pretty place. Upham Brook Falls, Woodstock, NB. It was too bright out to drop by shutter speed low enough to get the silky looking flowing water. I wanted to shoot under 1/15 second but 1/30 was as slow as I... 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 →