A Detailed Guide To Avoiding Ticks

tick avoidance guide for hiking and outdoor activities

    With the arrival of Spring in Nova Scotia, we continue to see the tick problem skyrocket.  A rarity in this province only years ago, ticks are now a well-established reality.  They join mosquitos, black flies and deer flies as our most loathsome pests.  Beyond an annoyance, some ticks bring dangerous pathogens with them.  Concern about […]

5 Colourful Autumn Outdoor Adventures in Halifax

Fall Hiking Halifax

 Subscribe on YouTube      5 Adventures, each accomplished in 2 hours or less.  The custom-made maps are intended to be opened on your phone’s Google Maps app for use as a real-time GPS reference.  Never rely solely on your phone for navigation and always carry a compass.  It’s wise to carry an extra battery and a printed map as […]

Journeys Through Outdoor Photography: Tips, Tricks & Lessons For Amateur Enthusiasts.

landscape and nature photography tips

           Recently I received an email from Google informing me that my Google Maps photo views surpassed a milestone of 3 million views.   A proud accomplishment and a good opportunity to reflect on my journey as an amateur nature/landscape photographer.  I’ve spent many thousands of hours both trekking through the wilderness […]