Smugglers Cove Inn
Travel Blogs from Lunenburg
Lunenberg is a pretty little town on the coast of Nova Scotia, south of Halifax. It was originally settled by the French but the English, wary of those Roman Catholics, imported a whole bunch of French and German protestants who started by farming and then got into boatbuilding and fishing and built themselvs a solid community and some beautiful …
... and has not stopped since. Famous in the local area for the dinners, Jenny made me promise I would take her there if she managed to get me a visa. So I made good on my word and it was not very expensive. It cost around 20 GBP each which included a small lobster, salad bar, mussels, dessert and a drink! Very reasonable I thought! Jenny had never eaten a whole lobster before and was a little worried about not knowing how to get the meat out, but our waitress was very ...
... geology. The huge rocky outcrop due to tectonic plate movement 350million (or so) years ago makes for a fun walk. As you can see from the photos it was very foggy which gave the area a slightly eerie feel! We enjoyed standing on the rocks by the lighthouse and watching the fierce waves crash onto the shore on three sides of us.
On our way out we were very amused by a sign that said Halifax and pointed in both directions! How to confuse poor tourists! ...
Going south from Halifax brings you to amazing looking little town around the bays. There are beaches, islands, forests and a landscape like the moors in Devon but so much more colour, really pink. Peggy's Cove is a must do, the most photographed lighthouse in Canada.
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... lot about our favorite crustacean. The museum was very complete and we learned a lot. We had a nice brunch at King's Plate and enjoyed the rest of the day wandering around Lunenburg. This was a beautiful small town with lots of pretty old Victorian houses which are now inns in the waterfront area. We only wished the whales had been offshore so we could go out and find them but we were a month early. ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center