A Boat for Dad – New Brunswick

Fishing Boat, New Brunswick

Here is the last in my series of fishing boats from the maritime provinces in Canada. Today's instalment is from New Brunswick where, at the Bay of Fundy, the huge tides cause the boats to rest on the bottom for a good part of every day. It was interesting to talk to the fishermen to find out how they go about preventing their boats from tipping over at low tide. You can see … [Read more...]

Dickson Falls, Fundy National Park

Dickson Falls, Fundy National Park, New Brunswick

At Fundy National Park in New Brunswick, one of the most pleasant trails is the one that leads to Dickson Falls. In the dense forest, the falls cascade (like falls always do) and the brook babbles along through mossy rocks in the deep gorge. In autumn, those mossy rocks tend to be covered with colourful leaves. With the light filtering through the trees reflecting off some of … [Read more...]

Two (more) perspectives on Hopewell Rocks

Hopewell Rocks, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia

I like to get different perspectives on the same subject so that when they are put together as a series, the viewer can more easily imagine the experience of a place. In the past two days I showed you different perspectives on a grouping of rocks at Hopewell Rocks, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia. This is a remarkable location with endless opportunities to practice different … [Read more...]

The Spaces Between

Hopewell Rocks, Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick

Yesterday I was talking to some photographers about how photography is similar to writing in that the things you choose to leave out are as important as what is left in. Sometimes when you tell the whole story at once you take away the mystery. That led me to this photograph I made at Hopewell Rocks in the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick. If you look closely at yesterday's … [Read more...]

Walking on the Ocean Floor

Hopewell Rocks, Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick

At the Bay of Fundy, the shape of the coastline dramatically increases tides resulting in the largest tidal range in the world. At Hopewell Rocks in New Brunswick, giant rocks are perched on the shore. The shifting of the earth's crust ripped the layers of rock apart, glaciers carved into the cracks, and the sea continues to erode the base. According to MicMac legend, the … [Read more...]

Woodstock, New Brunswick

Brown House

I got to enjoy an extended visit in Woodstock, New Brunswick, due to a failing transmission in Big Baby Blue. At least if you have get stuck somewhere, our beautiful campsite on the Saint John River was much better than, say, the on-ramp to the highway or some mosquito-ridden leech lake campsite in Ontario. We were able to limp our truck to Fredricton and rent a car for a … [Read more...]

Buggy and Barrels

Buggy

Two final images from King’s Landing Historical Settlement, New Brunswick. While I did tour the restored homes, I found the most interesting parts to be the things I found around back or hidden in a corner. First a 19th century buggy. And finally, some barrels from the back room which no-doubt contained some kind of moonshine many moons ago. … [Read more...]

The Visiting Cousins

Water Boy

Here are some more photos of visiting cousins from King’s Landing Historical Settlement, New Brunswick. Somehow it was easier to get images of the boys. Maybe it's the thing about being in character. All the boys were playing games and lounging about while the girls were inside studying and cooking. … [Read more...]