St. Andrews to Alma

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September 28th 2012
Published: September 29th 2012
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WE woke to a brilliant pink sky. Sunrise wasn’t for a while yet but the sky was anticipating it’s arrival.

Marg and I both showered in the exceptional showers and were home for the sun rise .

We didn’t have the Oh God sunrise of yesterday but it was wonderful.

We broke camp, had breakfast and headed out for Alma by 8:55 am.

Yesterday we met a woman from St.John’s who said how wonderful it was so we had to see it. Well, it was a full fledged city! We drove around a little then decided to head for Alma.

An hour later we were there and marveling at the small, quaint, sea town. We checked into the rv park, left the van and headed for Cape Enrage. It was a beautiful drive over a mt and into a valley and in the hills again.

Cape Enrage was a light house turned into an adventure park. They have zip lining, repelling, and lots of walks. The scenery is breathtaking and the air is fresh and filled with evergreen smell. Pictures

We had lunch on the porch with a beer. Oscar beat me to my sandwich. Picture

After exploring the lighthouse we went on to Hopewell Rock. The sea has worn away parts and left Easter Island figures in it’s wake. Pictures

Hiking down ¾ mile trail and going down 150 steps to the sea floor to walk among the statues left by the tides was surreal. Pictures

We walked around the bay floor for ½ hour or more and marveled at their ability to withstand natures forced to erode them.

There are so many shapes and such forces, it’s truly a wonder.

Marg carried Oscar up the steps and collapsed at the top. 20 extra pounds makes a huge difference. Picture

Time to head home and see what the tide has done to the fishing fleet. Picture

It’s low tide in the Bay of Fundy and the tide rises and falls 37feet. The fleet at Alma has special supports to keep their ships upright during low tide and coverings for their propellers. Picture

Marg and I had dinner at a local’s hangout Bay View Market, and enjoyed it very much. A lot cheaper than last night!

We headed back to the campground where the owner, Jim, started a fire for us and proceeded to entertain us for over an hour about his life. We all have a story.

Marg and I went back to the camper, had another drink, solved the world’s problems and went to bed about 11:45.

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Hopewell rocksHopewell rocks
Hopewell rocks

this reminds me of Easter Is.
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Danial's Mud Flats

They are 2 1/2 miles wide

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