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Day 357 – 10/28/11 – Two Tone

Something a bit different today.  We’ve got some beautiful color on the trees in the yard, particularly one tree that is turning a spectacular blend of yellow and red.  Looking out the back window the color change on this particular … Continue reading

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Day 354 – 10/25/11 – Sentinel

In Halifax, Nova Scotia we visited the Halifax Citadel, guarded today by historical reenactors portraying the 78th Highlanders Regiment.  This particular lad was on guard duty at the entrance to the Citadel, a duty which as you can see he … Continue reading

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Day 353 – 10/24/11 – Slack Tide

Our next stop was in New Brunswick, more specifically in the Bay of Fundy.  There is an interesting phenomenon in the bay wherein at high tide the waters actually reverse the course of the St. John river and make the … Continue reading

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Day 352 – 10/23/11 – The Climb

Our tours of Acadia National Park and Cadillac Mountain were by boat and bike.  You can also ride horseback through the park, and cross country ski in the winter.  The final group of folks who are attracted to the area … Continue reading

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Day 351 – 10/22/11 – As Above…

One of our excursions in Bar Harbor was a mountain biking trip through Acadia National Park.  In this case “mountain” bike is appropriate, as we were biking up and down Cadillac Mountain. It was an amazing, and beautiful, ride.  As … Continue reading

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Day 350 – 10/21/11 – Tender

At most of our stops we were able to pull into port and tie up at the dock.  Some ports just aren’t able to handle something as large as a cruise ship though.  In those cases, rather than make the … Continue reading

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Day 349 – 10/20/11 – Double Crested

Lobster weren’t the only wildlife we encountered on our travels.  We also saw quite a few of these waterfowl, which I believe to be Double Crested Cormorants.  We occasionally saw them swimming along the shoreline, but far more often they … Continue reading

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