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Road Trip: New Brunswick

Reversing Falls, Glooscap, American Privateers, and Irish Immigrants

The Reversing Falls in St. John are not actually falls… but rather rapids. They reverse flow twice daily because of the powerful rise and fall of the tides of the Bay of Fundy. There are so many historical facets to… Continue Reading →

From Beaubassin to Becancour and the Moulin de Saint-Grégoire

As seen in the previous post, the Wheaton Covered Bridge in Sackville N.B. sits in the Tantramar Marshes on what was once Acadian land. Settled in the 1670s, this region held a thriving and prosperous Acadian farming, fishing, and trading… Continue Reading →

A bridge in the middle of the saltwater marshes

You have to suspend believe to get to the Wheaton Covered Bridge. It’s off the beaten path in the Northern section of the West Body of the Tantramar Marshes in Sackville, New Brunswick. If you’re visiting in the winter… it’s… Continue Reading →

This Covered Bridge has its own Google Doodle!

In Hartland, a small town in New Brunswick with a population of less than 950-people, there is a covered bridge that is 1,282 feet long. Essentially, the bridge is longer than the number of people that live in the town… Continue Reading →

The roads in New Brunswick look like a trash can

For Easter we did an impromptu road trip to Nova Scotia; this was in lieu of an earlier planned Christmas trip that we had to postpone because we were stranded by storms. Both ferries were down so this was a… Continue Reading →

This is New Brunswick!

New Brunswick is an easy weekend road trip from Montréal. For this particular journey, our destination was Nova Scotia, but we meandered through New Brunswick and spread the drive out over two days. [Journey Map] [Blog Posts] This road trip… Continue Reading →

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