Hopewell Rocks is on the coast of New Brunswick. It’s a provincial park that features towering rocks that have eroded into interesting shapes due to the powerful tides of the Bay of Fundy. The Bay of Fundy is known for its high tidal range, which allows you to walk at Hopewell Rocks far onto the beaches during low tide to see the high cliffs and rocks that the tide has
Scientist tackles Magnetic Hill mystery: A Japanese scientist has won an award for duplicating the kind of optical illusion that for decades has baffled tourists who visit the fabled Magnetic Hill in Moncton, N.B. Magnetic Hill is an area that appears like you’re going up a hill when you’re really going down. It’s dumb-founding if you’re new to it: you take your car “down” a hill, put it in neutral,
AC/DC is coming to Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada on August 6, 2009. Bon Jovi is coming June 27, 2009. Tickets for both are $99.50 plus $250 in service fees (probably).
Escaped bees abuzz in N.B. Approximately 12 million honeybees have escaped from a truck that overturned on the Trans-Canada Highway in New Brunswick. Rain in the area is currently keeping the bees under control, said RCMP Sgt. Derek Strong. They’re being imported because pesticides have been killing the natural population of bees. Update: From another CBC article, they were being exported after fulfilling a pollination gig.
Half an Hour posted some great information about Moncton and its surrounding area (where I live), highlighting things the locals probably take for granted, like: Magnetic Hill, which is a hill that makes you appear going up when you’re really going down. Strange, but true. He posted a good video of it. Hopewell Rocks on the Bay of Fundy, where its massive tides created caves and cool rock formations. The