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…

New Brunswick, Canada

Sunday, July 23, 2017 Before driving into New Brunswick, we stopped by Moosehorn Nature Wildlife Reserve and hiked a mile-and-a-half on the Charlotte trail, Woodcock, and Greg’s Pond trails, then as we drove out we stopped at a wildlife viewing area and saw Cedar Waxwings and a few other birds. Fundy National Park is a…

Acadia National Park 

Friday, July 21, 2017 Our first two nights were spent just to the north of Acadia National Park in a (mostly) RV campground; Timberland Acres RV Park in Ellsworth. How nice to start our camping off with a very clean and well managed campground. Everyone here was quite friendly and helpful. The drive up to…

On the Road: 4 Months in a Tent

The odometer reading this morning read 1,237 miles, and it was 5:35am when I pulled the truck out the gate of our property. At 4:30am the sweet little chiring of my bedside clock annoyed both of us up out of deep slumbers. I hit the snooze button and rolled over. Then my brain kicked into…

New Zealand

Thursday, April 27, 2017 This morning we flew to Christchurch, New Zealand (on the South Island), where we traveled by bus to magnificent Mount Cook National Park. It is New Zealand’s highest peak. At 10:30 that night I dragged Alan outside with my tripod and, despite ferocious winds, we found a gulley where I could…