Mermaid’s Tears

Okay, we admit it, we’ve become addicted to sea glass hunting.  As Hector says “the ocean coughs up jewels for you to pick up on the beach”.  It’s kind of magical how the ocean takes garbage – broken glass - and carves it into beautiful “gems”. … Continue reading

Whales in the Fog

Something  I was looking forward to when in this area was taking a unique whale watching tour that uses zodiac boats and goes out of nearby Tiverton, Long Island.  Ocean Explorations is run by a biologist who’s been guiding whale watching tours for 20+ years.  We signed up to go out on the … Continue reading

Digby and the Acadian Shore

Traveling further down the Fundy Coast, we explored Digby, on the shore of the Annapolis River near where it meets the Bay of Fundy.  It’s a considerably larger town than all others we’d visited in the area, with over 2,000 residents. In 1783, Admiral Digby brought 1,500 United Empire … Continue reading