Tag Archives: Digby County

Cape Saint Mary’s

Cape Saint Mary’s marks the separation of the Gulf of Maine from the Bay of Fundy and also the entrance to Saint Mary’s Bay. On the inland side there is a deep, shallow bay which contains Mavillette Beach Provincial Park, … Continue reading

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Lobster Cars – Meteghan Harbour

Meteghan is the principal harbour on Saint Mary’s Bay, in the Acadian French-speaking French Shore of Nova Scotia. Although many species of sea creatures are caught, the American Lobster is king here! These floating shacks, called lobster cars, have large … Continue reading

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Spring Fields and Digby Neck

The Bay of Fundy is essentially a flooded rift valley. During the Jurassic Period, fiery lava fountains spread over the red sandstones, cooling into layer after layer of dark basaltic rock. Today, this can be seen along the southern side … Continue reading

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Stumped – Meteghan Centre Beach

Today was my wife’s birthday. We went for a long drive up the coast and back. I allowed her to choose today’s picture and she chose this image of a stump, buried in the sand at Meteghan Centre beach, in … Continue reading

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Ruisseau des Irlandais

Deep in the backwoods of the French Shore, in Clare, Digby county is a maze of private logging roads that are also used by those with secluded cabins on the shore of small, remote lakes and ponds. Because logging is … Continue reading

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Rings of Steel

I made a quick stop yesterday at my favourite junkyard, behind Comeau Brothers Seafood plant in Saulnierville, Claire, Nova Scotia. There lay, rusting and abandoned, pieces of the equipment used in commercial fishing, either on fishing vessels or in the … Continue reading

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Winter – South Carrying Road Lake

If there is a secret, magical place at this end of the Province, this is it. This remote, pristine lake, deep in the remote backwoods, was originally home to a private hunting and fishing lodge, known as Birchdale, used by … Continue reading

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Still-life of Ice and Wood

In this still, sun-lit pond a birch sapling floats, crowned by a slowly melting sheet of ice. Sony A-900 – Tamron 70-200mm – f 2.8 – 70mm – ISO 200 – f4.5 – 1/500.

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Reeds at the Shoreline

A cool but spectacularly sunny day beckoned me out for a morning of shooting. At Jim Reeves’ Dam, a favourite place I took some good shots of ice and water at the dam site but just above the dam I … Continue reading

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Lighthouse – Belliveau’s Cove

Belliveau’s Cove is a beautiful, picturesque fishing village on the French Shore of Saint Mary’s Bay in the Municipality of Clare, Digby County. This lighthouse marks the entrance to the tiny small boat harbour that pays host to fishing and … Continue reading

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