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Got a tall ship that needs fixing?

2 Sep

As the first British Colonial settlement in Nova Scotia, outside Halifax, Lunenberg dates back to 1753. If like many Canadian children, you ate the odd fish finger or two, you may be interested to know that this is also where Captain Highliner hangs out. Continue reading

Finding Delicious on Nova Scotia’s South Shore

31 Aug

After two days in Halifax, we took the well known journey along the South Shore and did the drive along route 333 to Peggy’s Cove winding our way around the coast on the 329 and then the #3 to Lunenberg. This is a stunning drive along some spectacular coastline dotted by pretty little fishing villages.

Peggy’s Cove. Yes,it’s a postcard stop that no self-respecting Canadian can pass and stop we did. Continue reading

Historic Halifax

30 Aug

When my sister decided to get married in Prince Edward Island, my entire family was delighted to be able to finally visit the Maritimes and we booked our trip so we could also spend a few days in Nova Scotia.  First stop, Halifax. Continue reading

Calm Before the Storm?

29 Aug

I just returned from an amazing 13 days in the Maritimes.  As I watch the current pictures on TV about the remnants of Hurricane Irene, it is hard for me to reconcile the images  I’m seeing with what I experienced while we were there. Blue skies Continue reading

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