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Today we drove to Louisbourg. It wasn't in our original plan, but we heard it wasn't to be missed. What is Louisbourg? Here is some information from The Fortress of Louisbourg website (http://www.fortressoflouisbourg.ca):
Louisbourg is the largest reconstruction project in North America. The original settlement was founded in 1713 by the French and developed over several ...
... the only road that goes to Baddeck Hwy 105 as we drove over Kelly's Mountain there were a lot of tourists at the St Ann's lookout a bit of a traffic jam. Police out in force on the section of highway near Baddeck (the same as yesterday) so Richard eased of the accelerator. Parked at the Information Centre in the main street and got brochures on what to see and do which wasn't much. Mary at the Centre was very helpful explained the meaning of Thanks Giving (I think it dates ...
Yet another foggy start to our day. The mist off the ocean was so heavy we thought it had rained over night. It was 9 o'clock when we started our journey toward Louisbourg, Nova Scotia. Prior to leaving Chantelle and I took a Benadryl to help us with our allergies. Not a good idea when you are going for a drive. I could barely keep my eyes open! Deryck, had to keep nudging, me awake.
Just as we pulled into the parking lot ...
After we bought our park passes from the visitor's centre, we had to wait for a bus that would drive us out to the site. We could see it from the centre, about 3 km or so away. The line to buy tickets was quite long, which at first surprised me, but then I remembered that it was a Saturday!
A little bit of background about Louisbourg. It is a reconstructed French colonial fortress from 1744, built on Louisbourg's original location ...
... didn't see a single police car while on the island. We suspect that everyone is so laid back that speeding just isn't an issue in PEI. ;)
Once across the bridge, we stopped in Oxford, NS the blueberry capital of Canada to get coffee and take a picture of the girls in front of their giant blueberry. We got the girls blueberry donuts at Tim Hortons to see if they tasted any better than in Ontario. They didn't, but the girls liked them all the same.