Monthly Archives: May 2018

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Today was cool but sunny for a scenic tour of part of PEI. We travelled through countryside which for the most part consists of farms, mostly potato farms. Potatoes, lobster and other fish and tourism are the mainstays of the … Continue reading

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Sydney, Nova Scotia and the Fortress of Louisbourg

The Fortress of Louisbourg was the largest fortified town outside of Europe when built in the early 18th c. Louisbourg was once a thriving seaport, the third busiest harbour in North America and one of France’s key centres of trade … Continue reading

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Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada

Winds delayed our arrival in Halifax but we had our stay extended to compensate. I have been here many times and today decided to visit the Halifax Public Gardens to see a tropical agave tree that had grown out of … Continue reading

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Bar Harbor Maine, USA

Sunday we stopped in Bar Harbor where we tendered to shore. This is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the U.S. I was last here in August 2012 at which time I toured Acadia National Park. This time … Continue reading

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Fort Hamilton, Bermuda

Today, Thursday is our last morning in Bermuda. It is raining so I will forgo my planned visit to the Botanical Gardens and visit Fort Hamilton. I got quite wet in the process. The moat surrounding the fort is now … Continue reading

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St. George, Bermuda

Wednesday I took the bus to the Crystal Caves and then on to St. George. The caves are quite pretty though the advertising shows them as blue/green which they are not. In St. George I walked up the steep hill … Continue reading

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Hamilton, Bermuda, Royal Naval Dockyard, Aquarium and Zoo

Late Monday morning we commenced our sail in to the port of Hamilton Bermuda. It took about two hours to navigate the reefs and shallow waters and narrow entrance to the harbour. Mega ships dock at the Royal Naval Dockyard. … Continue reading

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