Howard Johnson Bluenose Inn and Suites
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... to Peggy’s Cove - the veritable Canadian lighthouse mecca. Along the way, we passed through yet another picturesque, sleepy, seaside village known as Mahone Bay, where their annual scarecrow festival was in full swing. Almost all of the shops and homes were adorned with one, or more, scarecrows. While this was quaint and cute, if someone arrived in town late at night and had no idea about there being such a tradition, they would end up completely terrified out of their mind by ...
... Halifax. Staying at the Alt Hotel which has a covered air bridge to the airport.
Ultra modern hotel with good rooms and a view over the runway so I could watch the planes doing their thing.
Raining on the window on the 14th floor. Pre dinner drinks at the hotel bar. Ultra modern chairs and also a rocking chair for me. We were going to watch some tennis but it was rained out.
Walked to the ...
... s Guard from Norway and were in Halifax for the Tattoo.. don't know who was guarding the King while they were in Canada?
From there we visited the Maritime Museum which was very good. It has an exhibition of the Titanic as Halifax was where some of the bodies from the disaster were taken and later buried and there are also some artifacts which were recovered from the Titanic.There was
also a display about the ...
... what’s in store for us at home.
Next stop was Algonquin Park, a landscape much like our beautiful Nova Scotia. The black flies were just coming out but it was a few days before “biting season” so we were lucky. A beaver swam past our campsite that evening, the first we’d seen although almost every pond has a lodge and their dams are abundant. We stretched our legs hiking ...
Besides a bit of retail therapy at the shops in Makawao (pronounced Makka-wow), we searched for the apparent trails that were discussed on websites and in our guide book. Maui is notorious for bad signage or none at all...you may already have figured that out because we always seemed to be 'making our way'. The conflicting information from all sources made it difficult to know if the remote state park or locally well-known trails were open ...