Ingonish Beach in the Cape Breton Highlands is covered with the most beautiful round pink stones. We had lunch at a beachside grill and spent hours searching for our favourite stone to bring home as a souvenir. It had to be not too big - just big enough to fit in the palm of my hand (if I collected rocks all along the way, we would add too much weight to the RV!), perfectly … [Read more...] about Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia
I just cannot get enough of the waves and rocky shores in Atlantic Canada. At Green Cove in Cape Breton, I stood on top of one of the highland cliffs and looked down to the boulders below. I made these images using my polarizing filter and exposing for half a second to capture the movement of the ocean. The only difference between them is the size of the wave. … [Read more...] about Green Cove Waves, Cape Breton
Ingonish is one of the larger villages in Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Here the highland hills tower over the Atlantic Ocean and the beaches are covered with perfect round red stones. A stately resort named Keltic Lodge sits atop one of the cliffs. This photo shows an outbuilding of the lodge, not the main resort, and you can see Ingonish beach in the … [Read more...] about Keltic Lodge, Ingonish
Driving into Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, I couldn’t help but notice the signs for boat tours to see the puffins. I immediately dreamed of having photos of clown like puffins in my portfolio, close-ups, maybe with some mackerel in their beaks. Well, I did get a couple of puffin photos, but they are more like proof than art! Being the end of the season, there were only a few that … [Read more...] about These are not puffins!
Leaving Prince Edward Island, we travelled along the Northumberland Shore, the northern shore of Nova Scotia, where there are many red sand beached just like PEI. We decided to get off the highway, take the scenic route, and stay at a campsite on the beach. Unfortunately that turned out to be a mistake. Nova Scotia has the worst roads in all of Canada, potholes on top of … [Read more...] about Shakedown on the way to the Cabot Trail