One of outstanding cultural features of Quebec‘s Gaspe area is their love of color on their homes. Tin roofs are popular and it seems that they come in all colors. Here is a sampling. There were multiple shades of blue and green and every time we came down a hill and around a bend going into a village these roofs greeted us […]
All you people in New York and London and Paris and Rome and everywhere else, eat your heart out. We just went on our weekly “date night” at the Chowder House Seafood place in Neil’s Cove on Cape Breton Island in Canada. The seafood chowder, fish and chips, and lobster roll were great. And their “forest fruits pie” we took […]
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. […]