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A Woodpecker Walk

Our eleventh Rideau Trail walk, the longest yet, covered snowy terrain through woods, along a railway, and into a residential area.  The theme of this walk seemed to be woodpeckers, but we noticed a lot of other interesting things, such as this tree.  We found fairly large skeleton with extra bumps on the spine toward […]

Rideau Trail Walks 9 and 10

Because of rain, we  did not take any pictures of our our ninth Rideau Trail walk.  That is too bad, because it was probably the most scenic section of all our walks, with a little lake, iced over, and a mysterious log cabin covered with pine branches.  Hopefully we’ll go back someday with a camera. Two days […]

Rideau Trail Walk #8

Although we?ve been walking the Rideau Trail, I haven?t been posting about it.  Here are pictures of a long trek we made at the end of November. Although most winter landscapes have drab colors, sumac adds a brilliant splash of red.  The other splash of color came from ugly Keep Out signs for an adjacent […]

Snow Along the Rideau Trail

Even though last week’s Rideau Trail walk was all along roads and we had no adventures, we still we able to enjoy a lot of beauty.  Snow and ice were everywhere.   Starting on the other side of the missing bridge, we walked past farms.   I was amazed at the amount of vines on […]

Bridges on the Rideau Trail

Last week we walked the Rideau Trail twice.   On the first walk we crossed this bridge.  Yes, it truly is a bridge, and the dark part is a hole in the bridge.  Fortunately there wasn’t much water under it, but I did not like it at all!   Although at first this section of the […]

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