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Jun 7, 2012 - Fredericton

Today Brian McEwing was a tour guide as we drove from Fredericton to Deer Island, New Brunswick. Deer Island is a small island in the Bay of Fundy off the coast of New Brunswick and the state of Maine that is approximately 10 miles long and 3 miles wide. Access is only available via a free, provincially operated, ferry. The tides in the Bay of Fundy are the highest in the world according to some and second according to some others. Either way the tides are incredible. At the ferry terminal there is height indicator that goes as high as 30...

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May 17, 2010 - Deer Island, NB

Deer Island – Weather is holding, clear and cool and breezy. Drove around island to Park / Ferry Landing (to Campobello and Eastport, ME – not operating). Looked for birds (eider ducks and black guillemots!) and watched tidal whirlpool – “Old Sow”. Old Sow is best three hours before high tide. Also, it is best with the maximum 28 foot tide. Today’s tide was only 18 feet, about minimum. Old Sow was much more beautiful than watching paint dry, but nowhere near as impressive as the painting on the fallen over sign. Saw seals and porpoise...

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May 16, 2010 - Maine - New Brunswick

Holden ME – US 1A to Ellsworth (Construction) to US 1. Lubec, ME – Campobello Island, NB, & Quoddy Head State Park, ME, & Guilliver’s Hole. Very pretty day, beautiful ocean views, bright and blue. Crossed border at Calis, ME to St Stephen, NB. Now on Atlantic Time. Drove to St George on 1 and PR172 to L’Etete and took free ferry to Deer Island NB. Set up at ferry landing for night. Trip Miles 458 – Last fillup at Calis, ME was 17.29 mpg @ $3.169 /gal

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