Louise Queen

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Centennial Trail

In Sites and Sounds on May 28, 2009 at 1:45 pm

Shortly before the provincial government purchased the old railway line running between Halifax and Liverpool, Bridgewater acquired the section inside its municipal boundaries. Passing through the centre of the town and following alongside the Lahave River, this trail makes for a beautiful hiking, biking or even cross-country skiing route.

Map

The centrepiece of the whole thing is the massive steel bridge that crosses the Lahave river. If you look closely you will spot the Michelin Tire logo on the side of the bridge – the company paid for the restoration of this grand structure.

Lahave River Bridge

Lahave River Bridge

The trail offers several different paths. Cameron and I opted for the more remote/scenic route and took a left turn after crossing the bridge. This section of trail runs high above the river and is shaded by lots of pines. It is also scattered with various plants, flowers and blossom.

Trees

Trees

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Just another teuchter in Scotland – Part 2

In Sites and Sounds on March 13, 2009 at 12:40 pm

Friday = a trip to Dunkeld for stovies and a walk at the Hermitage – a National Trust for Scotland property on land which stretches up the River Braan from just off the A9.

Taybank

Taybank

falls at river braan

falls at river braan

The evening was spent at Perth Concert Hall listening to the Peatbog Faeries, ‘a celtic fusion band’. Probably wouldn’t have been my choice for an evening of music but the atmosphere was fantastic and it’s good to try something different once in a while. Peatbog Faeries – listen here Read the rest of this entry »