Monday, May 20, 2019

A cold and blustery day in New Brunswick

Day 3 has been a huge success.

We left Dominion Hill Country Inn early this morning after a really delicious breakfast.    I give this inn five stars!  We spotted this little waterfall just down the road.

We met up with Marilyn and Billy in St. George NB at the Tim Hortons and they lead the way to L'Etete and Green's Point Lighthouse.  It was pouring rain and we didn't care . . . well Hal minded a bit LOL.  

This is one of the Deer Island ferries.

The fog  was quite thick and the fog horns were really loud.

We filled Snow with gas, picked up some lunch, and said goodbye to our wonderful tour guides. 

Our next stop was Lepreau Falls and Rapids.

Lesson learned today . . . the GPS isn't always right.  We were trying to locate a covered bridge near Lepreau and our GPS led us down this abandoned road.  The fauna is very quickly taking over the asphalt.  We found a place to turn around and get back out of there.

We did manage to find the covered bridge.

The Reversing Falls in St. John NB were quite a fascinating phenomena.  We watched a video which explains how the tides actually force the river to flow backwards at some point each day.  

They even have a moon rock on display at the Skywalk.  It weighs over 70 pounds.  Hal could barely lift it . . . thank goodness since it is alarmed.

The challenge at St. Martin NB is to take a photo of two covered bridges and a lighthouse in one shot.  I did it.  What a colourful town.  If you need to know anything, just stop in the local Huttges General Merchants.

From St. Martins we headed to Moncton NB to check into our hotel.  Part of the trip was very dark and foggy but we finally came through to overcast, no fog, and a more comfortable drive.  

We are at the Motel 6 and have to say the room is nice and clean and tastefully but simply decorated.  There is no mini fridge or microwave though.  A quick visit to the front desk secured a microwave for our room.  We ate bowls of my homemade chili for supper.

We are both really excited about our plans for Day 4.

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