Category Archives: Maine

Moving on – to Wells, ME and Mike’s Clam Shack

7/7/14 Monday in Wells, ME (Moody Beach Camping Resort-TT/OW) We left Acadia NP and the Down East of Maine (that’s what they call that upper part of Maine), now headed south on the East Coast until winter when we’ll land … Continue reading

Posted in Maine | Tagged | Leave a comment

Acadia NP: Thompson Island

7/6/14 Sunday in Bar Harbor, ME (Mt. Desert Narrows Camping Resort-RCG) We had some light wind and rain this morning and lots of folks left the campground-by 7am! By the time we went to church the sun was shining and … Continue reading

Posted in Maine, National Parks (NPS) | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Tropical Storm Arthur and the Liquid Laundry Soap Caper

7/5/14 Saturday in Bar Harbor, ME (Mt. Desert Narrows Camping Resort-RCG) Well, the tropical storm that was predicted has arrived. We’ve had rain since last night (constant) and heavy wind added it’s influence around 6 am this morning. All day, … Continue reading

Posted in Maine | Leave a comment

Happy Fourth of July!

7/4/14 Friday in Bar Harbor, ME (Mt. Desert Narrows Camping Resort-RCG) Our experience of Hurricane Arthur will be of a tropical storm nature this evening-high winds and heavy rain. Apparently these storms are fed by hot waters below. Up here … Continue reading

Posted in Maine | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Somes Sound, Northeast Harbor, Then Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse and Southeast Harbor

7/3/14 Thursday in Bar Harbor, ME (Mt. Desert Narrows Camping Resort-RCG) Last night we were predicted to get heavy thunderstorms with wind, hail, rain, but nothing reached us! Our usual morning routine is now including John watching Good Morning American … Continue reading

Posted in Maine, National Parks (NPS) | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Sand Beach, Ocean Walk to Thunder Hole, Little Hunter’s Beach, Jordon Pond House Popover Sundae

7/2/14 Wednesday in Bar Harbor, ME (Mt. Desert Narrows Camping Resort-RCG) Quiet morning with lap tops and TV. We’re waiting for the winds to pick up and the high tide for a better experience at Thunder Hole. Having finished lunch … Continue reading

Posted in Maine, National Parks (NPS) | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Acadia NP: Jordan Pond

7/1/14 Tuesday in Bar Harbor, ME (Mt. Desert Narrows Camping Resort-RCG) Since this was predicted to be one of the hottest days of the week we decided to wait until after supper to explore the park. I spent the morning … Continue reading

Posted in Maine, National Parks (NPS) | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Acadia NP: Schoodic Point

6/30/14 Monday in Bar Harbor, ME (Mt. Desert Narrows Camping Resort-RCG) I got a shock this morning, an email telling me our auto insurance has been canceled for non payment. It lapsed on 6/28. That reminded me of a couple … Continue reading

Posted in Maine, National Parks (NPS) | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Farmer’s Market in Bar Harbor

6/29/14 Sunday in Bar Harbor, ME (Mt. Desert Narrows Camping Resort-RCG) After a leisurely morning we drove to the Bar Harbor Farmer’s Market (take Rt 3 to Main St, turn right going to the end at the YMCA parking lot). … Continue reading

Posted in Maine | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Acadia National Park: Sieur de Monts, Abbe Museum, Wild Gardens of Acadia, Sand Beach, Thunder Hole, Cadillac Mountain

6/28/14 Saturday in Bar Harbor, ME (Mt. Desert Narrows Camping Resort-RCG) First the Visitor’s Center at Hull’s Cove. It looks like you walk right into it, like everywhere else but soon you find that THIS park believes you like to … Continue reading

Posted in Maine, National Parks (NPS) | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments