Category Archives: river

The mouth of the Avon River

The mouth of the Avon River as it flows into the Minas Basin, viewed from a bluff at Avonport Station. Blue Beach is to the right on the shore of the Avon, the Kempt Shore across the Minas Basin in … Continue reading

Posted in A bit of Nova Scotia, Atlantic Canada, beach, Minas Basin, nature, Nova Scotia, river, snow, winter | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Pritchard Bridge

The Pritchard Bridge crossing the South Thompson River A train crossing Martin Prairie Road, near the Trans Canada Highway in Pritchard BC Looking toward the north

Posted in bridges, British Columbia, Highway 1, river | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Annapolis Royal

Looking across the Annapolis River toward Granville Ferry

Posted in Annapolis County, buildings, history, nature, Nova Scotia, ocean, river, winter | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Bay of Fundy – Kirk Brook

If you like the ocean and seclusion, the small beach at Kirk Brook is just the ticket. It’s quiet, and there is a whole lot of shoreline to explore at low tide. We took the sort of abandoned section of … Continue reading

Posted in Bay of Fundy, beach, nature, Nova Scotia, ocean, panorama, river, video, winter | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thumb Hill Creek

I had been meaning to explore the white cliffs that are just to the north of Highway 101 and St. Croix – I found the time to poke about so I did. At first, I thought this was the St. … Continue reading

Posted in Hants County, Highway 101 - Nova Scotia, nature, Nova Scotia, panorama, river, winter | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Puntledge River diversion dam

Upstream from the diversion dam The control gates for water entering the penstock for the generating station The diversion dam diverts some of the water from the Puntledge River and feeds it into the penstock pipeline that flows downhill to … Continue reading

Posted in BC Hydro, British Columbia, Comox Valley, river, Vancouver Island | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lahave cable ferry

The Lahave cable ferry crosses the Lahave River to connect Highway 331 in Lahave and Highway 3 in East Lahave. It was a nice short cut for me to head from Crescent Beach and onward to Lunenburg and Chester. The … Continue reading

Posted in Highway 3 - Nova Scotia, Highway 331 – Nova Scotia, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, ocean, river, ships, summer, video, winter | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Martins River train bridge

The old railway bridge about 150 meters off the Lighthouse Route allows users of the Dynamite Trail to cross over the Martins River and Shingle Mill Road. The Dynamite Trail is a 10km section of a former rail corridor running … Continue reading

Posted in Atlantic Canada, bridges, Highway 3 - Nova Scotia, history, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, rail, river | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gasperaux River bridges

There was a rather nice sunset as we headed onto the Highway101 twin bridges over the Gasperaux River, just to the west of Avonport. The Nova Scotia provincial government named the 301 km controlled access Highway101 as the Harvest Highway … Continue reading

Posted in Atlantic Canada, bridges, Highway 101 - Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia, river, spring, video | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A moment in Wolfville

Looking out onto the marshes of the Cornwallis River estuary in Wolfville

Posted in Atlantic Canada, Bay of Fundy, Highway 1 - Nova Scotia, nature, Nova Scotia, ocean, river, ships, spring | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment