Category Archives: summer

Western Forest Products – Jordan River

I was camping across the road in the CRD campground in Jordan River, and did a bit of exploring at the abandoned building that were the headquarters for the Western Forest Products Jordan River logging operations. The buildings are slowly … Continue reading

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Fanny Bay – Sea Lions and fishing boats

Each winter California Sea Lions congregate in Fanny Bay while they wait for the herring to spawn in February. The herring fishermen would prefer that the Sea Lions were not eating the herring and salmon, and the Sea Lions would … Continue reading

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Margaretsville Lighthouse – light on, light off

Margaretsville Lighthouse The light is on, and then the light is off – in a pattern that is unique in this area to help mariners identify the lighthouses they see. Margaretsville Lighthouse

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Storm clouds forming

A pair of time-lapse videos of summer storm clouds

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Houston’s Beach

  Eroding sandstone formations I spent a bit of time at Houston’s Beach, a lesser known section of beach on the Blomidon Peninsula – a bit south of Blomidon Provincial Park. I arrived just as the tide was starting to … Continue reading

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Volkswagens

A Volkswagen Beetle convertible, and a camper van  at the Avon River Days Show & Shine, in Windsor Nova Scotia

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1933 Chevy rat rod

A 1933 Chevy rat rod at the Avon River Days Show & Shine, in Windsor Nova Scotia

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Trecothic Creek And Windsor Railway

Riding the 1/8th scale Trecothic Creek And Windsor Railway

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The tractors

A look at the 6th Annual Antique Engine & Tractor Show – Windsor N.S. [embed-google-photos-album link=”https://photos.app.goo.gl/rcaM6U2Kz8mzwrzJ8″]

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Halls Harbour sea caves

One of the large sea caves on the shore of the Bay of Fundy at Halls Harbour

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