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back in time

on my recent visit to nova scotia, the town of lunenburg stands out in my memory. wonderful people, spectacular scenery and such vivid colors.

window box

i visited nova scotia for the first time last year. the town of lunenburg was one of my favorite stops. it is quaint and charming and there’s something pretty to look at everywhere you turn.


the tangled garden is a wonderful shop in wolfville, nova scotia that features jams, jellies and ice creams infused with herbs, as well as magnificent gardens. when i visited there this past september, these two young girls were sitting on pumpkins outside the entrance.

colors of nova scotia

we visited nova scotia during the end of september and beginning of october. it my my first visit to this incredible province. the colors were just beginning to turn and for now i can only imagine how glorious it is in all its splendor.

in the mist

near the end of our visit to nova scotia, we visited lunenburg. blue rocks is just around the corner, and as the fog rolled in there were some splendid photo opportunities.

cape sable

after learning to shuck scallops, actually failing miserably at it, i stepped outside of the maritime museum in lunenburg, nova scotia and took this shot. the sun behind the boat made for an interesting effect.

fall colors, nova scotia

it’s hard to fathom how many unique experiences we had in less than a week. the colors have just begun to turn. I can only imagine what it will look like in a few more weeks.

traps for sale

blue rocks is just outside of lunenburg, nova scotia. we visited last thursday as the fog was rolling in. i now know where you can get a good deal on a lobster trap.

dinner at wolfville

we savored so many incredible meals in nova scotia over the past week. one of the highlights was the dinner prepared by chef sean laceby at the blomidon inn in wolfville. the use of local ingredients is key.

diver scallops

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mahone bay scarecrow festival

a week in nova scotia has been filled with unforgettable memories. we stopped in mahone bay yesterday where they are beginning the scarecrow festival. hundreds and of scarecrows line the streets including all of the characters from alice in wonderland.

blue rocks

we’re in lunenburg, nova scotia as we wind our way around the province. yesterday the fog began to roll in as we paid a visit to blue rocks and saw some gorgeous deer, up close and personal.

union jack at citadel

on our first day in halifax, nova scotia, we visited the citadel to see the changing of the guard. the guards are actors, but the ceremony is stirring. it was a beautiful, sunny, breezy day.

nova scotia fall colors

our last stop on an amazing day today was at tangled garden in wolfville, nova scotia. beverly mcclare and her crew create such tasty delights from their herb garden. the weather has been incredible with highs inĀ  the 80s.


travelling through nova scotia we stopped at the train station in tatamagouche. jimmy le fresne’s passion for trains began when he grew up around a train station. now he owns it. we ate and slept here last night.