Maritime Provinces of Canada

In September, 2015, I boarded Holland America Line's cruise ship, ms Maasdam, on a seven-day cruise of the Maritime provinces of Canada. I began in Montréal city in Québec province of Canada and ended in Boston city in Massachusetts state of the United States of America.



Montréal is the largest city in Québec province and the second largest city in Canada. Located on the shore of the Saint Lawrence River, Montréal is the starting point of the cruise.


Québec; Charlottetown

This trip is my third visit to Québec city on the shore of the Saint Lawrence River.

Charlottetown is the capital of Prince Edward Island, a province in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.


Sydney; Crew Show

Sydney is a town on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia province.

On ms Maasdam, a significant part of its crew comes from Philippine. One night, the Filipino crew performed a show for the passengers.


Halifax; Bar Harbor

Halifax, which faces the north Atlantic Ocean, is the capital of Nova Scotia province.

Bar Harbor is a town in Maine state of the United States of America. Acadia National Park is nearby.

Photographic Tools

  • digital camera: Olympus OM-D E-M1.
  • zoom lens: M.Zuiko ED 12-40mm f2.8 Pro.
  • zoom lens: M.Zuiko ED 40-150mm f4-5.6 R.
  • memory: SanDisk SD cards.
  • tripod legs: Slik Pro 714 CF II.
  • tripod head: Acratech Ultimate Ballhead.
  • camera bag: Lowepro Nova 4.
  • photo processing: Olympus Viewer 3, ImageMagick, GIMP