By now, hopefully you have heard about the ongoing struggle to protect the Blue Mountain Birch Cove Lakes wilderness area. This idea of being a ranger of an as yet non existent park, was the creation of local artist Jennifer MacLatchy. Back in 2013 she began the blog “Birch Cove Ranger” which is a great educational and entertaining exploration of the area. I first became aware of her work as I visited one of my favourite spots in Halifax, the Susies Lake lookoff, or “flagpole hill” as it’s otherwise known.
I run a website which helps people find and explore some of my favourite outdoor experiences. I get plenty of traffic which results in many emails and interactions with tourists and locals alike. On a weekly basis I will get emails from tourists who are planning their trip to Halifax, and ask me […]
My latest excursion was to a place that I had heard good things about but never been. With a new camera begging to be taken on a tour. I decided to check it out. The trail, like many throughout the province, is not marked or signed very well. Once you pull onto Duncan’s Cove Road, […]
When it comes to camping, Nova Scotia has plenty to offer. Anywhere you go, it seems you’re never far from a campground. Camping is a way of life, and a rite of passage for any outdoor loving nova scotian. When you think camping in nova scotia, one place comes to mind above all others. Kejimkujik […]