Travel Blogs from Lunenburg, Canada

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Peggys Cove and a sad Ocean View, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

Peggys Cove and a sad Ocean View

A travel blog entry by toroamarillo


... memorial for flight Swiss Air 111 that ended in the ocean in 1998 killing more than 250 passengers. Its a sad but dignified place. Lunenburg itself has lots of fishing industry. One restaurant offers 50% on appetizers between 4 and 5.30 P.M. Glad we made ...

Halifax in 6 hours, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

Halifax in 6 hours

A travel blog entry by jennandpaul


... of the tour, and the tour guides sang some folk songs.  Slightly cheesy, but still a lot of fun. We went to Lunenburg, an beautiful town about 1.5 hours south of Halifax that is a designated UNESCO heritage site.  We had a super duper dinner at ...

Hangin' out with Bluenose..., Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

Hangin' out with Bluenose...

A travel blog entry by lynandgrae


... the Bay of Fundy. Because the drive was just over 2 hours we decided to spend a bit more time wondering around the streets of Lunenburg. It's such a pretty little town with great coloured buildings - I just love it! We walked down to the docks & got a ...


Lunenburg: "Fine Victorian to Cape Humble"

A travel blog entry by tslatta


The cove-town on a steep hill was laid out in 1753 by a British Colonial Settlement. The sea village of old houses, churches and ships takes visitors back in time. The Canadian 10-cent piece has the picture of Bluenose II ship...which is docked here. ...

Vikings, Moose Roadkill and a Bottle of Screech, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

Vikings, Moose Roadkill and a Bottle of Screech

A travel blog entry by elopfamily


... Bluenose II sailboat, the predecessor of which graces our 10 cent coins.  We had to chase that gal 100 kilometres to Lunenburg, where she had recently sailed, when we didn’t see her in Halifax.  The highlight of Halifax for little Sarah ...

Off the edge!, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

Off the edge!

A travel blog entry by nkmorris


... lighthouses in Maine.       We are now in the extremely picturesque and charming town of Lunenburg, designated a UNESCO heritage site for its collection of historic wooden buildings. The South Shore of Nova Scotia is certainly ...

Break and enter, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

Break and enter

A travel blog entry by cheli


... sad event here:   Our next stop, Peggy's Cove, is apparently one of Canada's most photographed scenes. It certainly is pretty - a splendid lighthouse (now a post office) stands strong on a jumble ...

Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog


A travel blog entry by harryandnorah


... beyond it - thankfully this was the only accident we saw on the whole trip.  For supper we went to the Lunenburg Fish Factory, a restaurant that had originally been a fish processing plant overlooking the harbour.  Now it was time to be brave - ...

Tall Ships and Blue Rocks, Old Town Lunenburg World Heritage Site, Canada travel blog

Tall Ships and Blue Rocks

A travel blog entry by nanseaj


... that occupies a peninsula in the LaHave River, a very tranquil walk through mixed hardwoods and a few evergreens. The drive from Lunenburg to Yarmouth on highway 103 was absolutely spectacular!  Both sides of the road were lined with vibrant hues of ...

Caution...unexpected detours ahead!, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

Caution...unexpected detours ahead!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899


You have to wait for the full length blog on my website as it ties in directly to what happened today. Alexis is gone, home and starting high school in a week. The weather has cooled off considerably this evening. A storm is a brewing. Enjoy the ...

Scary Crows.  Day 878., Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

Scary Crows. Day 878.

A travel blog entry by bri74


... they call it the lighthouse route though as I don't recall seeing one all day.  Followed the road all the way to Lunenburg. A cute port town that Michelle really wanted to visit.   She seems to seek out UNESCO world heritage sites and this was ...

Halifax via Lunenberg, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

Halifax via Lunenberg

A travel blog entry by rdizy


It was a rainy day  ...  our plan was to head up the Annapolis Valley to the Minas Basin  --  but we decided to cross down to Lunenberg instead  .... Lola (the onboard GPS unit) got us a little lost (something about ...

Colourful Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

Colourful Lunenburg

A travel blog entry by kimrobinson


... It's an early start for another day tour with Ryan. He has now become a good friend and I'm looking forward to getting out to Lunenburg, having waited for this particular day trip for a week. Just the three of us for the tour today. Ryan treats us ...

Tick......a world heritage site, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

Tick......a world heritage site

A travel blog entry by forgeroadtrip


A long drive... And the GPS took us down a long logging road, after being diverted off highway 14 because of an accident. The Fisherman's museum in Lunenberg is great. Very picturesque little town. We decided to stay the night. Other than the scenery the ...

Explosions and Bluenoses, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

Explosions and Bluenoses

A travel blog entry by danielpinno

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... , inlets, islands and sailboats. We drove out to Graves Island to take a quick look along the way. Eventually we rolled into Lunenburg and drove down the streets past pretty coloured houses before finding the home of Mr Jewers. They were home and it was ...

Treading the boards of old Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

Treading the boards of old Lunenburg

A travel blog entry by lilmont


... the shoreline and in the distance. Plan of attack is to go to Blue Rocks 9 minute drive away then Stonehurst and finish at Lunenburg before getting petrol and getting more food. Jill was being nice and knew where Blue Rocks was, so onto Hwy 332 passing ...

Hello Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

Hello Lunenburg

A travel blog entry by lilmont


... we go (highway or scenic road) to Lunenburg. The weather for the next few days is sunny which is good for us to sight see in Lunenburg. Thanked Heather for a lovely relaxing stay time to go 10.00am it is a glorious day the suns out few clouds in the sky ...

Katastrophentourismus 2

Katastrophentourismus 2 "Swissair"

A travel blog entry by pf_on_the_road


... Moment den 229 Opfer des Swissair-Absturzes vor 12 Jahren. Weiter geht die Reise der Küste nach in Richtung Lunenburg. Nachdem wir freundlich empfangen wurden im Pelham House und unser Familienzimmer bezogen haben, gings auf Entdeckungstour. 1. Halt ...

Close encounters with Mahone Bay, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

Close encounters with Mahone Bay

A travel blog entry by lilmont


... we are used to now and the homes dotted in between. Went over a bridge to the island passed sea marshlands, lakes down to Lunenburg Yacht Club usual harbour sight with homes near by and on the shoreline always a beautiful peacefully view to look at one we ...

Remnants of Hurriciane Arthur, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

Remnants of Hurriciane Arthur

A travel blog entry by larry_shirley


... the first group to leave, so we were going to be responsible for getting the rest of the caravan parked once we arrived at Lunenburg), the skies opened up.  Fortunately, I had brought my Harley rain suit, and Shirley had her boots and long rain ...

The Prettiest town in Nova Scotia, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

The Prettiest town in Nova Scotia

A travel blog entry by catndeano


14th Sept cont. We arrived into Lunenburg around 4.30pm and drove up to the Visitor Centre/campsite and paid $2 each for a shower. After a nice hot shower, we drove to the other side of town to the laundrette to get some washing done, but as we had two ...

July 24, 2013, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

July 24, 2013

A travel blog entry by northlandexp


... the case today. When we arose the weather was wet as we prepared for our day of excursions. Our first destination was Lunenburg to see the Bluenose 2 and hopefully other tall ships. As we drove to Lunenburg we passed through a quaint colourful fishing ...

Lighthouse Route, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

Lighthouse Route

A travel blog entry by swissbear


Wir verlassen Halifax und fahren auf der Lighthouse Route Richtung Lunenburg. Unterwegs halten wir in Peggys Cove. Der Leuchtturm ist der am häufigsten fotografierte Leuchtturm Kanadas. Kurz nach Peggys Cove besuchten wir das Swissair-Denkmal, ...

Lunenburg and the south shore, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

Lunenburg and the south shore

A travel blog entry by dugnjulie


... from P.E.I. The folks from PEI invited us to stay in their driveway when we go to that island. Very nice and friendly. Walked around town taking photos and viewing historic buildings. Lovely Lunenburg. So many beautiful views I couldn't choose.   ...

Nearly the end of our road trip, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

Nearly the end of our road trip

A travel blog entry by jennyoneb


From Peggy's Cove it was another hours drive to Lunenburg, a UNESCO listed town that was started in the mid 1700’s and conforms to early colonial layout and architecture. The town is pretty but despite its age it still did not feel very traditional ...

Fishing, Sea Caves, and Sea Views, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

Fishing, Sea Caves, and Sea Views

A travel blog entry by larry_shirley


... skippers, and crew pressed for an official race between the best schooner from each of the larger fishing harbors in the area such as Lunenburg , Halifax, etc.  Lunenburg lost the first race, but with the backing of locals (money, and energy), they ...

A Different Breed, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

A Different Breed

A travel blog entry by mmlivelife2011


... ;It took us four hours to reach Halifax where we turned south for another hour until we reached the small coastal community of Lunenburg.  This is a quaint, pretty town that shows the very best side of the maritimes to visiting tourists.  It is ...

Peggy's Cove Revisited, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

Peggy's Cove Revisited

A travel blog entry by jsto


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Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog


A travel blog entry by magica1-rea1ism


... French General Joffre on it. There is also a beaver, because it's Canadian, eh! Love it :) We only had an hour or so to explore Lunenburg as we had to drive to the other side of the Island to catch a ferry over to Saint John in New Brunswick. *where I am ...

East Side Coves, Lunenburg, Canada travel blog

East Side Coves

A travel blog entry by photokent


Drive down the east coast of Nova Scotia along the Atlantic Ocean. Walked through Lunenburg, one of original fishing villages on east coast. Cod fishing big time. This area was built up in 1890's as a major fishing center.  Many buildings still ...

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