Though water is a constant feature in the salt marsh, during high tide, it seems like the water is everywhere. This morning it was also the same colour as the sky, which made the entire scene appear watery. Canada geese dotted the soft grey below the horizon line.
The narrow trail that passes through the salt marsh allows one to be surrounded by sky and water without being out in a boat. It’s a unique experience and certainly one that’s mind opening and peaceful.
Years ago, a railroad passed through this marsh connecting Musquodoboit on the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia with Dartmouth. It was named the Blueberry Express for the number of blueberries that were transported into the city for sale. Train service carried passengers until 1960. Travel through here would have been a wonderful experience back then too. The views would have been just as awesome, with perhaps even more wildlife to see than there is now.