We made it to North Sidney yesterday (Saturday) thinking we would be able to book our passage on the ferry to Newfoundland on Sunday. Well one of the ships is down and they are backed up so we couldn’t book until next Thursday for the overnight sailing. It took us all of 30 seconds to decide that we would adjust our […]
This is looking north over Northumberland Straight from Nova Scotia toward Prince Edward Island. When I previewed it on the beach I liked the cloud formation and coloring. When I uploaded it to my computer the reflection in the water was a pleasant surprise. The only modification I made was cropping the beach. Nikon D5100; f/9; 1/160 sec; ISO-400.
We just spent three days driving around the Gaspe Peninsula of Quebec. The scenery was fabulous however we had lots of grey skies, fog, rain and more fog. Not good scenery photography conditions although I did get a few that I will share. I was not to be deterred, however. I focused on wildflowers that were everywhere and church architecture. […]
This was taken on Aran Island off the cost of Republic of Ireland. I was traveling with a group of students studying the culture of the Republic of Ireland and had the opportunity to take this side trip. As a result of doing several of these culture trips, when I travel I am always thinking about how the environment shapes […]
Ailsa posted a new travel theme, signs, on her blog Where’s My Backpack? I will be collecting signs as I am traveling to Newfoundland, but remembered this one from my trip to St. Petersburg, Russia in 2004. I believe the translation is: The world changes. Big Mac stays the same. This was just a few years after Perestroika. They hadn’t […]