Category Archive: beaches

Honeymoon Island State Park, Florida

I began my morning at Honeymoon Island State Park by walking the 2.2 mile Osprey Trail, a loop through barrier island flatwood forest that is home to multiple species of birds – so… Continue reading

Crystal River, Florida and the Yulee Sugar Mill Ruins

The last week of January I traveled to the Crystal River area on the gulf coast of Florida where I wandered around for a few days exploring some short trails in the Crystal… Continue reading

Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Part 5: Jigging Cove, Black Brook Cove, Green Cove, and Lakies Head

Re-entering Cape Breton National Park I began a series of stops at look offs and coves. My second stop at Black Brook Cove provided me an opportunity for some walking so I decided… Continue reading

Dingwall, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

I stopped in the tiny fishing village of Dingwall on my way south from Meat Cove, arriving in late afternoon. Initially I walked along the shore on the south side of the harbor,… Continue reading

Northern Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

After crossing Cape Breton Island from west to east I detoured out of the national park again, this time in order to travel as far north as I could go. As I made… Continue reading

Pleasant Cove, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

Following the Cabot Trail I exited the park at Pleasant Cove and rather than continuing back into the highlands I decided to take a local road out to the coast. I had seen… Continue reading

Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Part 1: The Western Coast

My first and second days in Cape Breton Highlands National Park I stopped often at lookoffs, beaches, and short trails as I made my way up the western coast of the park from… Continue reading

West Mabou Beach Provincial Park, Nova Scotia

West Mabou Beach Provincial Park has nearly twenty short trails that criss-cross the peninsula through forest, bog, and headland. I began with the Western Coastal Trail which briefly crosses forest and skirts cliffs… Continue reading

Port Hood Day Park, Inverness Beach, and Margaree Harbor, Cape Breton Island

I was already is love with Nova Scotia before I crossed over to Cape Breton but the island clinched it. On my counter-clockwise tour I first stopped at Port Hood Day Park for… Continue reading

Miscellaneous Mainland Nova Scotia Photos

I make frequent stops when I’m traveling that aren’t necessarily interesting enough to warrant a whole blog post but I do end up taking photos of many of these places nonetheless. Below are… Continue reading