Kip & Kaboodle Backpacker Hostel

9466 #3 Highway, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, B0J 2E0, Canada | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Mahone Bay

Crossing The Bay of Funday Day 2 of 2

A travel blog entry by jmarleau

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... of driving in near zero visibilty rain. Buzz's chain was in trouble too, I had to pull over again. I ducked under the bridge for Hwy102. I had no visibilty, my helmet was heavily fogged up. So much so that i loved the streaks of water that run down the inside of the visor, that removes the fog in its wake, so I can see. Things were also getting bad with the gloves, they were soaked. While under the bridge, I lubed the chain again. Water had made its way into ...

Visit to Mahone Bay

A travel blog entry by ecks-adventures

10

Drove down the local highway to the coastal villages from Halifax. Beautiful, rocky coast line - a lot of businesses were closed due to the Canadian holiday, but the drive was worth the scenic beauty. Our ultimate destination was Lunenburg, a very old fishing harbor, and home of the Bluenose II sailing vessel.

We happened upon the annual "scarecrow" festival and design competition in the little village of Mahone Bay, and it was bustling with tourists and ...

Barrens, bogs and boulders

A travel blog entry by kimrobinson

2
37

... on long tables with everyone singing and some even dancing to the live music and you've got the picture. It turned out to be a band who did covers but at least it meant we knew the songs and could join in.

Then panic struck - we didn't take the hostel door code out with us. (It was way after 12 and the door would be locked!) On arrival at the hostel and with Natalie knocking at the door we were eventually heard by a bloke ...

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...

A travel blog entry by travelingcanada

16

... the front lawn while I worked on pastry for the mince tarts with the Reader’s Digest “Wonders of Christmas” albums to keep me company. Tarts would be slow going, there was only one pan in the house. After a couple of hours though we were through it all and enjoying the fruits of our labour – just in time to see family and friends gathering over Skype to say hello and for us to witness and make our wishes over the baking at home. Another perfect day. ...

What was I thinking?

A travel blog entry by livin_the_dream

4
13

... ship. Then they tied lines around it in specific places and ways so that it could be raised horizontally first and then the top swung up to the vertical position. Slowly it was hoisted so that the top went through a ring on the top of the main mast, rigging put on for the top of it and then it was hoisted into position. It has an iron fid holding it up. We’ve also watched/assisted in getting the top yards back onto their respective masts. Terminology: we ...

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This hostel, located on 9466 #3 Highway, Mahone Bay, is near Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, Nova Scotia Sailing, and Brambles Antiques.
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