EXPLORE: Starting to think about spring? Get all the basic Downeast travel info here.

Explore the Downeast coastal area from Labrador to Connecticut. Download the free digital copy or buy the book. New Publication (4) By Art MacKay in TRAVEL 98 pages, published 12/28/2018 This wikibook covers key information for the Downeast coast from Labrador … Continue reading EXPLORE: Starting to think about spring? Get all the basic Downeast travel info here.

TREASURE: The Wreck of the Pirate Ship Whydah

The remarkable story of the discovery of the Whydah and its treasures. Barry Clifford found Whydah’s wreck in 1984, relying heavily on Southack’s 1717 map of the wreck site – a modern-day, true-to-life “pirate treasure map” leading to what was at … Continue reading TREASURE: The Wreck of the Pirate Ship Whydah

MYSTERIES: More on the ghost ship Mary Celeste

More about the Mary Celeste Some artwork, passengers and crew, Arthur Conan Doyle who wrote the first article and an interesting newspaper article. [ngg src=”galleries” ids=”5″ display=”basic_imagebrowser”] See original post here: http://archiveatlantic.com/2018/12/21/mystery-146-years-ago-this-month-the-ghost-ship-mary-celeste-was-found-empty-and-adrift-at-sea-what-happened/ Source: thehindu.com Source: Curious to know and see: … Continue reading MYSTERIES: More on the ghost ship Mary Celeste

COMMUNITY: The painful death of my hometown – How is yours doing?

Communities up and down the coast have suffered losses. Here’s what happened to my hometowns – St. Stephen/Calais/Milltowns This was written in 2013 when the future of my hometown looked bleak. Today, properties have passed to the next generation and … Continue reading COMMUNITY: The painful death of my hometown – How is yours doing?

HISTORY: It’s 100 years now but Nova Scotia still thanks Boston with a special Christmas Tree.

It’s true it’s over a 100 years now and Nova Scotia still thanks Boston with a special Christmas Tree. First posted December 3, 2018. Reposted December 18, 2018   Halifax Explosion On December 6, 1917 at 9:00 AM, the Halifax Explosion severely destroyed … Continue reading HISTORY: It’s 100 years now but Nova Scotia still thanks Boston with a special Christmas Tree.

ENERGY: The Sun Builders – Opportunities Lost – The Ark

Sustainability? Have we forgotten lessons from the past? Or is big really better? In 1976, The New Alchemy Institute launched “The Ark” at Spry Point, PEI. Radical and innovative techniques showed the promise of combining alternate energy with food production … Continue reading ENERGY: The Sun Builders – Opportunities Lost – The Ark

ISSUES: Bambi reports on clearcuts … and why fellow deer moved to town. Satire?

Annual Report on the Environment N.B. Deer Association, Charlotte Co. Division Formerly of Piskahegan; Currently of an urban subdivision Fellow Deer: This has been another challenging year, Monoculture plantations continue to destroy our habitat while herbicide spray creates medical issues … Continue reading ISSUES: Bambi reports on clearcuts … and why fellow deer moved to town. Satire?

ISSUE: FOREIGN FISH INTRODUCTIONS: Let he who is without sin ….

Game fish introductions along the east coast. These notes, first compiled about 10 years ago, came to light during a document sort and are being published now because of the concerns currently being expressed about the genetic alterations of Atlantic … Continue reading ISSUE: FOREIGN FISH INTRODUCTIONS: Let he who is without sin ….

EXPLORE: Downeast Lighthouses – This interactive Google map is a great reference!

Bookmark it! Looking to explore lighthouses on your next trip? This Google map and the links provide much of what you need to know. Zoom in to find your area. Bookmark it! Continue reading EXPLORE: Downeast Lighthouses – This interactive Google map is a great reference!

EXPLORE: Aviation Museums – Newfoundland to New England

If you like things that fly and sometimes don’t, bookmark this for your travels – virtual or real! ABOUT Aviation extends over more than two thousand years, beginning with kite flying in China, attempts at tower jumping,balloons, moving forward to … Continue reading EXPLORE: Aviation Museums – Newfoundland to New England