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Category: Nova Scotia

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…

World War 1: the 209th’s Journey and Arrival Overseas (Part 5)

This is the fifth post in a series about a group of World War 1 soldiers from Mill Village, Nova…

World War 1: the 209th Waiting in Digby (Part 4)

This is the fourth post in a series about a group of World War 1 soldiers from Mill Village, Nova…

World War 1: The Mill Village Boys (Part 1)

On the 100th year anniversary of the Great War battles that defined Canada as a nation, I am remembering my…

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…

Alpacas and Faerie Houses

Another drive with no cars, the occasional RV, tons of farm vehicles, and alpacas…!? Alpacas are popping up all over…

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