Voyageurs National Park

Sunday, August 13, 2017 We abandoned plans to go to Forillon National Park and drove across the USA border to Voyageurs National Park. We decided to go to the Ash River Visitor Center to pick up a map, pin and sticker, and then we hiked out on Blind Ash Bay Trail for several miles. It was…

Ontario

Saturday, August 5, 2017 We drove west into Ontario and tried to see a few of the waterfalls near Burlington, which is known as the waterfall capital of Canada, but the parking lots were all jammed full in the afternoon. Disappointed, we checked into our hotel and went out to eat dinner at Gus &…

Quebec

Monday, July 31, 2017 With reluctance, we left PEI. We drove to Kouchibougauc National Park in New Brunswick where we hiked the Claire Fontaine Trail, a trail which was not very well established, but did provide us with views of a Gray Jay, American Three Toed Woodpecker and a pretty Yellow Warbler. The water was…

Prince Edward Island 

Saturday, July 29, 2017 We took it easy in the morning, having breakfast at a Chinese restaurant- they serve a traditional American breakfast then switch to Chinese food the rest of the day. What a hoot! In the afternoon we crossed the Confederation Bridge into Price Edward Island. The Confederation Bridge spans the Abegweit Passage of…

Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Thursday, July 27, 2017 Once in a while laundry has to be done, so this day was spent traveling to the North Hotel in Cape Breton and taking care of the day-to-day necessities. Friday, July 28, 2017 On this morning we tried Tim Horton’s for breakfast – quite an indulgence – then we drove out…

Nova Scotia, Canada 

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 We got an early start for our long drive to Kejimkujik National Park in Nova Scotia. This trip we were going to be able to camp in the park, a first for us. On the way we stopped at a camera store so that I could purchase a new lens cap…