Digby Backpackers Inn
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... at Fort Anne and the historic buildings in Annapolis Royal. Like John says, pretty well everything is historic around here.
Even though we are close to the Bay of Fundy, we haven't really experienced the tides yet. I guess we will have to wait till we get over to New Brunswick.
... overlooking the town and we have a little pond for Beckett to swim in. Plus we have WIFI and TV. We will be here till Sunday when we leave on the ferry.
We took Beckett on a hike into town. It was about a 20 minute walk on a path they made from an old railroad track. We strolled through town to see what there was to see and spent some time in a park on the harbor. The town was founded by British Loyalists from the American Colonies who ...
... so whale sighting was pretty difficult. We eventually saw one but that was about it. We think our whale watching days are done. Starr and Jan went exploring and left me here alone...damn the bad luck! Turns out some of the Dolber ancestors are from this area and we found some background information on them at a Geneology center near Wolfville, where they settled on Starr's Point. Hence the name for my sister, ...
... a waterfall.
The next day was kind of rainy and not really a hiking or beach day but a Museum and inside day so we decided to go into town to see the Alexander Graham Bell Museum. It turns out that Alexander Bell was the inventor of the telephone and many other inventions and he lived in Baddeck, NS for part of his life.
The following day cleared up and we decided to visit the Fortress ...
... br> It was windy on our last day, to be on the safe side we decided to bring in slide so we don't loose another awning! (The slide has a small built on awning that automatically comes out with the slide).
We are nearing the end of our Canadian Cross Country Adventure - only 5 more stops on the list unless we come across an unexpected gem! So the countdown is on 10 - 14 days left of Part 1 of our North American Tour!