CANADA AND NORTHEAST USA
Here are some images from recent photography excursions, a trip to Quebec City in Canada, Ports in Charlottetown Prince Edward Island, Sydney and Halifax Nova Scotia, Bar Harbor, Rockland and Portland Maine, and the cities of Boston Mass, and Newport RI. The conclusion was a visit to magic New York City. These images are on a seperate Travel File.
QUEBEC CITY is like visiting a quaint town in France.
CHARLOTTETOWN PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
Ahhh reading Ann of Green Gables is such a delight, and visiting the setting that inspired this novel was a treat. The smallest of Canada's provences provides rolling green hills, red sand beaches and cliffs, and wonderful walking opportunities.
SYDNEY NOVIA SCOTIA
Sydney is the gateway to Cpe Breton Island and was started in 1785. Coalfields, a huge steel plant and railroad were established and now have been repalced by tourism. Charming homes and agiant violin are memorable.
HALIFAX NOVIA SCOTIA
Visiting the graves of those lost on the Titanic was difficult. The folly of humans who believe they are the “Maters of the Universe” and a ship is unsinkable leads to such catastrophes. Halifax is city of trains and tourists. The country side, rustic fishing village of Peggy’s Cove, and a vital city park and downtown on a beautiful waterfront were all enjoyed.
BAR HARBOR MAINE
One of the jewels of or national parks is available; Acadia National Park with dramatic views of Bar Harbor is a nice drive up Cadillac Mountain. In town a variety of charming homes and views of the Harbor invite a nice strool. There is much to see in this part of Maine, and don’t forget to eat fresh lobster.
The highlight of this port was seeing the fantastic art work of the Wyeth Family at the Farnsworth Art Museum. Andrew Wyeth and his son James created engaging art including a portrait of JFK that was supposed to hang in the White House but was rejected.
Portland Maine is a major tourist attraction. Mansions, cobbled streets, interesting signs, boats in the harbor, and Maines Rocky coast line is also the location of Kennebunkport, summer home of the Bush family. This village offered the best lobster sandwich and shops not to be missed.
Boston is often called the "Cradle of Liberty" and is one of our oldest cities. A place where "Old Ironsides" exists and the Revolution is celebrated. My most moving experience was a day long visit to the Presidential Library.
NEWPORT RHODE ISLAND
Newport is about a stunning seaport and mansions, extraordinary both outside and in. Most of these estates are located along the beautiful coast. It was a playground for the wealthy.