Mersey River Chalets and Nature Retreat
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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We left Halifax early and went to a marina to fuel. It s started to rain and as we headed out it was a bit foggy. The sea was fairly flat but the were big swells. Lunenburg Harbor was easy to enter and we found a mooring but after asking who owned it we were told it would be better to take a spot on a floating dock. After tying up we walked up to pay our dock ...
... daily. I was booked for the 4 pm sail proving at least 5 more guests signed up. Right on time we left the dock with eleven guests. A much more comfortable number than the full 30 who had been on the 1:30 tour. The wind sang through the sails at 30 knots but with the main sail reefed we kept a respectable 8 or 9 knots in the strongest wind. It was one of best open ...
... the transition from the age of sail to automated fishing practices. I would have gone to sea. I know I would have. A 7 pm I secured a seat in a small theatre on the 3rd floor of the museum. Musical theatre is a great way to tell a story. The history of Lunenburg came alive for me as the troop sang and acted their way through 20 vignettes. I walked back up the hill in the dark, tired but ...
... really liked the colourful houses and fishing community, too. Also, we just happened to be there just at the right moment...the Grey Cup was in Peggy's Cove! It is making its way from coast to coast. We got a photo for our family, but also for my nephews Ben and Tyler (and their dad Trevor, too! :).
Going down to Lunenburg, we drove through picturesque Mahone Bay. The Atlantic houses are so ...
Sunday morning was bright and beautiful, the Fisheries Museum opened at 9:30, and we were among the first visitors. This museum was devoted to inland fishing which is what predominates in Nova Sccotia with all of its bays and small waterways. Among the exhibits was an entire old fishing schooner which we were able to visit and walk through. There was an interesting talk about lobster and we ...