Category Archive: wildlife

Turtles! George C. McGough Nature Park, Largo Narrows, Florida

I came upon the nature park while I was driving and looking for a spot to have breakfast. Since rain was imminent and I had no intent other than to read in my… Continue reading

Fort De Soto Park and The Sunshine Skyway Bridge

I actually went to Fort De Soto Park two days in a row. The large park has plenty of space, more than one beach, walking trails, places to refill gallon water containers, and… Continue reading

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

Swimming with Manatees!

My decision to head to Crystal River, Florida was a deliberate one: I was on a mission to swim with manatees. So, before sunrise on my second full day in Florida I boarded… Continue reading

Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Part 6: Mary Ann Falls, a Swim in Warren Lake, and Last Minute Moose!

The short trail to Mary Ann Falls revealed that more of the trees had surrendered to the coming cold, revealing some particularly vibrant reds and yellows. After crossing the Black Brook the trail… Continue reading

Seals! A Walk on the Brier Island Coastal Trail Past Grand Passage Lightstation

After my whale watching excursion I headed a couple miles out to the Grand Passage Lightstation on the northern side of the island. I had planned on hiking this stretch of the Coastal… Continue reading

Whale Watching Off Brier Island, Nova Scotia

Somewhere on my drive down Digby Neck I decided to go whale watching. I actually don’t know when I decided this, especially since doing an activity like this is fairly unusual for me,… Continue reading

A Magical Hike in Great Wass Island Preserve

As I mentioned in my previous post, the hike through the Great Wass Island Preserve was recommended to me by Arnold, owner of Crossroads Farm. And again, it was one of the best… Continue reading

Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge

[Want to know why there isn’t any narrative with these photos? Please see this post]

Trolley Trail, Branford

My arrival to the Connecticut/Rhode Island area coincided with a drastic reduction in the days my friend Alex was working so we ended up getting to spend more time together than originally thought.… Continue reading