Monthly Archives: May 2018

Roadside Sights

Maple Crescent Farm (Campbellcroft) at 9741 County road 10 is a family owned and operated horse boarding and trail riding facility established in 2003. The 150 acre farm is located in the rolling hills of Northumberland and is adjacent to 11,000 acres of the Ganaraska Forest for trails. The photos featured here are what at […]

Snowy Owl near Cobourg Ontario May 28 2018

The wife and I were returning from a coupla walks today. One was to see turtles, and the other to see beavers. We missed out on both counts, by the way. However, on Burnham St. North of Cobourg right where Telephone Rd intersects, I spotted something white on the top of a telephone pole right […]

The Robert Johnston Eco – Forest (Peterborough) Trails Review

***Please click on this link  Map Locations of ALL Trails on this Site  to view a map with the location of every trail “2oldguyswalking” has written a review on.*** ROBERT JOHNSTON ECO – FOREST TRAILS REVIEW This one’s an unassuming little collection of trails, just East of, and far enough from, Peterborough to make it a nice quiet walk. All […]

Ghost Industries of Port Hope, Ontario

A couple of relics from two of Port Hope’s largest manufacturing factories, the Winslow and Ambrose Brewery (Canning Factory) and the Globe File Factory (Nicholson) recently stirred my imagination. While strolling along the Ganaraska River on what finally feels like spring has arrived with the camera in hand, I had to know their story. After […]

The Northumberland County Forest – Elderberry, Dragonfly, Stonewall, and Luna Trails Review

***Please click on this link Map Locations of ALL Trails on this Site to view a map with the location of every trail “2oldguyswalking” has written a review on.***   NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY FOREST – ELDERBERRY, DRAGONFLY, STONEWALL, AND LUNA TRAILS REVIEW These four trails are on a block of NCF land bordered by Bowmanton rd to the North, Hwy (County Road) 45 to the East, Beagle Club rd to the West, and Dunbar rd to the South. To […]

Some Grave Thoughts

A little gravestone humor: “Joke’s Over, Let Me Out Now” or “Re-incarnating: I’ll be Right Back. (So Don’t Touch My Stuff)” or maybe “I Told You I Was Sick.” This post is a little different than the Ranger’s usual offerings. Unlike some people, I have no fear of wandering around cemeteries. I am always amazed […]