A new car, a desire to avoid airlines, Canada’s 150th Anniversary, free admission to all federal parks and museums – what’s not to like about a road trip to the Maritimes?
Our trip took us to Quebec City (via Inverness to visit some cemeteries where my ancestors from the old country – Scotland – first landed centuries ago), New Brunswick’s Fundy National Park, Halifax and environs, Cape Breton, Prince Edward Island, and finally Old Montreal.
It was the first trip with a new 10-20mm lens – which made for some lovely landscapes.
Quebec City’s iconic Chateau Frontenac, taken just outside our hotel.
The National Parks were populated with pairs of red Muskoka chairs. This pair was particularly well placed after a decent hike through Fundy National Park.
Caught the low tide later that evening at Hopewell Rocks.
High skies at Peggy’e Cove.
Down the road from Lunenburg
Hiking through enchanted forests in Cape Breton
Simpler times, pre-Fisher-Price at Louisbourg
Often the older architecture was the most beautiful.
The most memorable and delicious meal of our trip. A fresh caught Halibut lunch in North Rustico.
Sometimes stuff just aligns for you…