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Young Birch in winter, Camp Barrachois

Sunday the 2nd of March 2014 at 5:00 pm

Another trip to Cape Breton to stay at a friend’s cottage, another trip to the old Camp Barrachois to check out the abandoned summer camp. This was the first time I had been to explore it in the winter — there are a few photo of it in the summer here and here — and it was just as interesting covered in snow. I needed snowshoes to get around the property as it has snowed quite often on Cape Breton this winter and the undisturbed property had plenty of the white stuff, too much for boots alone.

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Thanksgiving in Keji

Tuesday the 15th of October 2013 at 2:30 pm

After being cooped up indoors for a couple of consecutive weekends I decided it was time to get back outside for a good, long hike. I recruited a friend to join me and decided to book a couple of nights in the backcountry of Kejimkujik National Park , one of my favourite places to visit in the province. The weather forecast was as good as it gets in these parts for October: temperatures in the mid-teens and no sign of rain or wind. I called up the park to see what was still available for backcountry campsites and found the place almost completely booked up. No surprise there. I managed to get site 39 at Poison Ivy Falls for Saturday night and — score! — the yurt at site 28 for Sunday night. This was going to be good.

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