Category Archive for 'Nova Scotia Trip'

back to the tidal bore

Wednesday, September 12th, 2007

Note: This is a continuation of the account of our recent trip to Nova Scotia.
Some of you may remember a post which I wrote about the tidal bore, as seen from Maccan Tidal View Wetlands Park last year. We returned this spot again on August 31st. A visit to the [...]

one of our traditions

Friday, September 7th, 2007

“I smell a dinosaur!”
Some of you may remember that I wrote about the Joggins Fossil Cliffs last year during our almost-annual trip to Nova Scotia. Check out that post if you want to get more of a feel for the place. I posted a panorama photo and some other shots that give a [...]

Tiger Beetles at Thomas Cove

Saturday, September 1st, 2007

I’m not sure when this will be posted. I wrote this on the evening of Friday, August 31st. I’ll post it somewhere along the way on our travels.
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Thursday afternoon, we hiked at Thomas Cove Coastal Reserve, which is located near the town of Economy, Nova Scotia, on the Bay of Fundy. [...]

rivers and tides

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

I’m not sure when this will be posted. I wrote this on the morning Thursday, August 30th. We’ve heard that there’s somewhere nearby to use a net connection, so if you’re seeing this, I guess we happened to find it while out and about.
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Wednesday afternoon, we arrived at Five Island Provincial [...]

sun and surf

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

Yesterday was the second and last day of our unplanned visit on the Atlantic side of Nova Scotia. Today, we’ll be returning to the Bay of Fundy shores to camp for a couple of nights, so this will probably be my last post until sometime this weekend as we begin our (all too soon) [...]

a day at the beach

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

One of the reasons that we decided to journey over to the Atlantic shore of Nova Scotia was to visit some of the beaches. Yesterday, after arriving in Bridgewater, I made a batch of Greek Salad and we headed off to Crescent Beach which is located a few kilometers away along the coast near [...]

we’re here!

Monday, August 27th, 2007

We’re here! Yes, last evening, we rolled over the border between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia after a day of driving and exploring. I took the above photo of the Nova Scotia provincial flags when we stopped at the visitor center at sunset (click on all photos for larger views). [...]