Digby Backpackers Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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We decided to take a little road trip into southern Nova Scotia. We drove down towards Lunenburg which is famous for building the Bluenose. You might be familiar with the bluenose as it is on the back of all our dimes! Before getting to Lunenburg we drove through a town called Mahone Bay. It was a cute little town with a creepy twist. I don't know if there was a festival or event going on but there were life size dolls everywhere. Private houses had them on ...
... a early French fortress built on the water. The French had built a huge wall jam packed with cannons and artillery. They were so worried about an attack from the sea that they placed all their defenses near the sea and nothing on the land, all expecting an attack from the sea and not where the British soldiers actually came from. So, of course the British took over with surprise on their side...twice. ...
We met an old Fisherman called Kimpy down on the dock in Whale Cove, he had a truck full of herring he was putting in barrels with water & salt. It will be left there until Lobster Season in November. He will then bag it & & use it for bait in the lobster traps - the oils from the herring attract the lobsters into the trap. It's called salt baiting & they say salt ...
... greeting each other! Then it turned into an unbelievable performance around our boat!!
We had 5 humpback whales gathered around the boat, going back & forth underneath, popping up to look around, spy hopping & talking to us! Well maybe that's an exaggeration, they where talking to each other though!!
... amp; KH 74 km
Jacob: Today, I decided was my break day, so I got in the van and hitched a ride
to a little hub near the winery, where i read and looked out over the
water. Lunch was a highly enjoyable affair, with plenty to eat and drink.
For dinner, we had lobster, which i had decided to give a chance. Bad ...