Travels

Far Away in Cape Breton Island

Somewhere along the line, we heard that many Scottish immigrants were drawn to Cape Breton Island because the landscape reminded them of the Scottish Highlands. We haven't been to Scotland but we've seen plenty...
Beach and cliffs of Prince Edward Island at sunset

Prince Edward Island: Pretty as a Picture

The island's combination of small fishing communities, large independent farms, and dramatic coastlines, all connected by roads that wind through hills blanketed in wildflowers, begs to be captured.

The Bay of Fundy: Awesomeness and Misery in Equal Parts

The Bay of Fundy lies between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and, as I mentioned in my last post, is home to the largest tidal changes in the world.
Saint Andrews, New Brunswick

Staying Put in Saint Andrews, New Brunswick

As I looked into the town of Saint Andrews, located just 30 miles from the international border, it looked like a great choice. Turned out, it was.
Jordan Pond

Seeing Sights, Conquering Heights, and Facing a New Issue in Maine

We loved our time exploring Acadia and were happy to check out many of its most popular features. Unfortunately, in the middle of our visit, we ran into some issues with Dixie which led us to curtail our exploration a bit.

Wasting No Time at Acadia National Park

If there's one thing we've learned the hard way, it's: "when the weather is good, GO!!" Don't wait til tomorrow to go on the hike. Don't wait for the weekday to avoid the crowds...
Portland Head Light

Enjoying Our Time and Biding Our Time in Maine

Between our week in Vermont and our lengthy stay in Bar Harbor, we had a ten day transitional period which we spent in Fryeburg and Boothbay, Maine.

Vermont: A Perfect 10

There are 49 U.S. states that are not Vermont, and we're pretty sure all of them wish they could be half as cool as the Green Mountain State.

Gettysburg – Battlegrounds and Ghost Towns

When we headed up to Gettysburg recently, I returned to the National Park to check out the new visitor center and explore the battlefield once more.

Good Friends, Good Times, and “Good Lord, This Traffic Sucks” in Northern Virginia

The day after the Kentucky Derby we left Louisville and started toward Virginia where good friends of ours were getting married on May 20th.

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