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Friday, October 25, 2013

A Trip To Wally World And A Coastal Walk

We didn’t do all in one day but it happened in between my last posting and today.
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“Round Lake” between Calais and Pembroke, ME

We HAD to do a trip west through Maine to get to the newly extended Wally World in Calais. Why?  Well, me I needed a new pair of jeans and once in there we sure found a couple of other things we could use. See, that’s how Mr.Wally makes his great income. But I must stress that we did not buy food in their new food department. No Sir, we drove the 300ft over to Shop’n Save, the local food market. We know that store and we have realized that they have lower prices on food than Mr.Wally has. Just about everything is slightly lower in price and besides, we want that store to survive. When getting to the till I made it my business to tell the nice cashier lady that I knew about them having lower prices and that we wouldn’t start shopping at Wally World for food. But of course, Wally’s parking lot was way busier than the one at the local Shop’n Save.
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Had an oil change done at Wally World and I’s sure checking out the aisles

While we driving along a couple of shots were taken from the car. Even though most of the colours are now gone there are still nice photo opportunities.
And then the other day we did a coastal walk to “Hidden Beach”. Diane, a neighbour, came along for the walk. It is a short path starting at the Herring Cove view point, leading through the woods and finally coming down to a tidal lake. The lake is divided off the ocean by a gravel bar, but when high tide rolls in the water finds a way through the lakes outlet, which at that time is reversed to be an inlet. This “Hidden Beach” is flanked on both sides by rugged rocky cliffs, leaving no way to access this beach by walking along the water’s edge.

Gas price pr. gal. in Maine

Leading along the gravel bar, the path picks up again on the opposite side climbing up through the woods.
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This part is really water soaked and one has to have a springy step to master along without getting the feet into the water.
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When approaching the edge of the cliff, Molly became afraid of the deep cliff and lay down refusing to go another step.

The path ends at a public subdivision road on the hilltop. It was a great little walk in our usual beautiful sunshine, even though it has gotten a lot colder now. In fact Bea moved our outside furniture away as there won’t be any more eating outside.
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The little tidal lake                                                  and the ocean
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                                                                                     Gravel bar between ocean and lake

Weekend is here again and though it is hard to believe, we are quickly approaching the month of November.
See ya later and thanks for dropping by!


  1. Shouldn't you guys be heading SouthWest by now ?? Or did I miss a post ??

  2. Nice to get out and about, we too like to support the local small town business, we only go to Wally world as a last resort, shop there if we park in their lot overnight.

  3. Don't you read your comments? I answered that question two weeks ago.......;)


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