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Category: Nova Scotia

Carter’s Beach

The popularity of Carter’s Beach is an example of the power of social media. This beach went from relatively unknown…

Sea Kayaking in Blue Rocks

Blue Rocks is not only beautiful, it’s known as one of the best kayaking spots on the South Shore of…

A little village with blue rocks

Tourists visiting Nova Scotia LOVE to make a beeline for Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage site (and home to the…

Old Town Lunenburg

Lunenburg is one of those places that every visitor to Nova Scotia must see. It’s a short drive from Halifax…

Grub along the Transcanada in Eastern Canada (avoiding the US)

The food in Eastern Canada has always been simple, pure, and mindful of natural ingredients. Sure, it’s easy to find…

2015: A Year of Travel

Los Angeles/Hollywood 2015 started with Los Angeles, Hollywood to be precise. It’s a longer flight than San Francisco but chalk…

Winding Roads and Nova Scotia Wine

There is a new industry in the Annapolis Valley that is starting to gain recognition: wine. I was shocked to…

Margaretsville

Even though Margaretsville don’t have the word “Harbour” in its name, it is (or was) a traditional and important fishing…

Victoria Harbour and Burlington

The next destination on the find-all-the-places-with-harbour-in-the-name roadtrip is Victoria Harbour: the place that doesn’t actually exist. I think Victoria harbour…

Baxter’s Harbour

The third destination on the find-all-the-places-with-harbour-in-the-name roadtrip is Baxter’s Harbour: which is a cove with a waterfall… and not really…

Winding Roads and More Graveyards

The winding and dipping roads between Hall’s Harbour and Baxter’s Harbour pass through Gibson Woods, named after George Gibson (d….

Hall’s Harbour

The second destination on the find-all-the-places-with-harbour-in-the-name roadtrip is Hall’s Harbour: this is a new addition to the attract the tourists…

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