Coastal Inn Digby
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... and have tall pointed steeples. The topography and vegetation changed quite rapidly as soon as we entered Canada, the type of evergreens becoming much more limited, and the roads very wide. They have a lot of space in this country!
We both fell asleep in the car waiting for the ferry to Nova Scotia, a three hour voyage that arrived at 2 am. Luckily our motel was only two minutes from the terminal, so we were in bed very quickly indeed. ...
Woke up to fog this morning. It was eerily quiet outside.
JB went off to take photographs as normal, but there wasn't much of a sunrise. The day started off dark grey, and proceeded to become a lighter grey as the sun rose. There was none of the lovely colours we have had on previous mornings.
However, on the positive side I did see a squirrel and chipmunk! I decided to move the suet feeder to one of the conifer trees further from the cabin in the hopes ...
... decided to walk down to the beach so we could have a closer view. When we arrived there were two porpoises reasonably close to shore feeding. There were also a couple of loons that came in quite close, and if I hadn't been concentrating on getting videos of the porpoises I probably could have got quite good photos of the loons. Hopefully they weren't too offended by being ignored.
While we were watching the porpoises Linda arrived to clear last night's fire, which was still ...
... past, and some loons and cormorants fishing, but very little else has happened. Strangely it has all been riveting!
There was one wonderful moment earlier: JB stepped out onto the deck and a hummingbird suddenly appeared just in front of him. It was there just long enough for him to register what it was before it was gone. Possibly it was because he was wearing a shirt with red sleeves and they are attracted to that colour.
We took a run out to Digby to visit ...
... Digby, arriving at 4pm. Before travelling to the accommodation we had lunch at KFC (big mistake) and popped into Sobeys to get provisions for a few nights. We arrived at Graham's Pioneer Retreat about 5:30 and met Linda Graham, the incredibly friendly and helpful owner. She took us down to our cabin, named Felicity, which is situated overlooking St Mary's Bay. Linda explained that the fridge, fire and cooker run off propane, so are ...
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