Tag Archives: Maine

WPC: Cheeky in Maine? Yes, and we love it!

Signs of cheekiness abound in Maine, and even if I hadn’t seen the DailyPost Weekly Photo Challenge this week, I would have wanted to share a little Down East humor with you.  Most of the time, Bert and I didn’t … Continue reading

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WPC: Serene mornings in Maine

It’s hard to imagine a harbor being quiet, but frequently before dawn, it’s almost silent.  No seagulls honking.  No boat horns sounding.  No one yelling to pull up another trap. And it’s even more serene if fog has blanketed the … Continue reading

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WPC: The temporary orange of sunrise in Maine

Our stay in Castine, Maine afforded us a scant view of the harbor if we stood on tiptoe in the upstairs bedroom and peered out the window. But even that was enough to alert us to the mood of the … Continue reading

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Mainely fog: Mystery morning at Castine harbor

Before I started taking pictures so fervently during our travels, I thought that a foggy day would be an unfortunate happenstance.  But a true photography expert who vacations with us at Pawleys Island each summer told me he welcomes foggy … Continue reading

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WPC: Harbor peek in Castine, Maine

Sometimes a telephoto lens gives you just a peek of the bigger picture.  And that’s what I saw from Acadia Dock at Castine  — a reflection in still waters right before sunrise.  Just a glimpse of the whole, of course.  The … Continue reading

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 Mainely Art: Three places we loved in Boothbay region

  In Maine, art is all around.  From colorful harbors that shimmer by day to pristine white houses standing alone near fields of wild blueberries.  Artists flock to the region for inspiration, and those of us who love to shop … Continue reading

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True Maine treasure: Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

Approachable and easily accessible, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse is a treasure both for the state of Maine and for those of us looking for the quintessential charming white lighthouse. Established in 1827, the light sits on a unique rock promontory in … Continue reading

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Different yet familiar: Peninsula Fall Festival, Blue Hill

On our resumes, we just may have to list “festivalgoer” on the space reserved for non-paying occupations.  After all, we’ve peeled crustaceans at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival in Louisiana and sampled pimento cheese biscuits at Knoxville’s International Biscuit Festival … Continue reading

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New Harbor: most photographed fishing village in Maine? Could be!

There’s no such thing, at least in our book, as the prettiest fishing village in Maine.  Each one is prettier than the last, and all are unique.  But the most photographed one, according to Moon Travel Guide: Maine (July 2017),  … Continue reading

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A few glimpses of Wiscasset, Maine

There’s no rhyme nor reason for what I like to photograph.  Something indicative of the area, something different, something I just have a fondness for with no real explanation behind it.  But passing through Wiscasset, Maine for a couple of … Continue reading

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