The Winsome White Mountains Part 2

I was awake bright and early for my second day of adventure - a downside of moving forward a time zone and still on a work routine. I didn't mind terribly because it gave me a chance to work away at a few things, prepare for the day, and not feel rushed for my first destination. I was … Continue reading The Winsome White Mountains Part 2

The Winsome White Mountains, New Hampshire

When reserving vacation time at my work last spring, I decided to take a week off in late September. The plan was to finish up my garden work and other things around the yard before it became too chilly, but I was also thinking of taking a day or two to go to Portland, Maine … Continue reading The Winsome White Mountains, New Hampshire

Hiking the Sussex Bluffs

Nestled into the hills of Sussex Corner and Dutch Valley, NB is a gem of a hike with some amazing views. Part of the Catamount Trail, you can go as far as you would like with this hike as it would eventually lead you out to to the Bay of Fundy Coast, but many just … Continue reading Hiking the Sussex Bluffs

Visiting Cape Breton Part 2

We started our second day of our vacation with a little hike down to the water's edge from our Bras d'Or Lake farmhouse. It was a beautiful morning for a jaunt through a few meadows and a trail through the woods, and the¬†water was peaceful and still. We found this frog along the way: We … Continue reading Visiting Cape Breton Part 2

Overnight 4-Wheeling Trip

A few Saturdays ago I went with some friends on a 2 day adventure exploring some back-woods trails. There are many such trails scattered throughout the Maritimes: often they were a road going to a tiny community or from farm to farm. As the years went by and¬†highways were built and communities abandoned, these roads … Continue reading Overnight 4-Wheeling Trip