When I started working on this post yesterday, I realized that I had a whopping 20 photos to go with it. That’s way too many to put into a post, so I decided to incorporate them into a slide show using Flickr.
I hope you’re not getting sick of posts about my trip to Mt. Desert Island, Maine but the scenery is just so different and beautiful and it’s difficult not to share them with you. And besides, this is my blog and I can do what I want, right?
I’d always wanted to go out to Bar Island at low tide, just to see what I could see. And this year, we did it. Before you go, you need to be aware of the tide schedule, have the proper footwear, take some water and plan on leaving about an hour and half to walk out, hike to the view, and then come back before the flow tide begins. You could also leave some time for exploring the sand at low tide (I found a starfish).
If I remember correctly, on Wed., July 25, low tide was scheduled for 9:47. We arrived at about 8:00 and were back to our car by 9:15, beating the crowds (which was our goal). In the last photo, you can see that a lot of people are beginning their walk.
The photo above was taken from Cadillac Mountain. In the distance, you can see the strip of sand that we’ll be taking to get to Bar Island. For the slide show, I took a photo of the water at high tide, then the water beginning to recede. Then we drove down the road and found the ruins, returning for the walk to Bar Island at ebb tide.
Hope you all have a wonderful week ~
I’m just trying to stay cool here.