Travel Blogs from Lunenburg
... dust and breathe refinery
Oh I miss the green and the woods and streams and I don't like cowboy clothes
But I like being free and that makes me an idiot I suppose
So come all you fine young fellows who've been beaten to the ground
This western life's no paradise but it's better than lying down
Oh the streets aren't clean and there's nothing green and the hills are dirty brown
But the government dole will rot ...
... like other people there. The little pub is very popular and packed we managed to get the last small tall table with high bench chair good view of the pub and very comfy. Enjoyed our Seafood Chowder (not as good as Digby) main course of Scallops, Caesar Salad and Chips ($65.00 with tip). Young couple next to us heard our Aussie accent and asked which part of Australia we were from as his brother just bought a house near the beach somewhere ...
... not open and it is 6.00pm only one BBQ out for everyone to use and it looks like rain so quickly cooked chicken legs to have with rice and veggies with the juicy pineapple.
Time for showers and relax in front of TV and thankfully no news channels or repeats to watch as there is a satellite dish here and we can watch TV. Little Hitler made sure I did my heel exercises while watching TV and rest my foot on a pillow and relax before going to bed.
Packing up the tent this morning, Steffie and I felt particularly nostalgic as travelling to Halifax. Today would be the culmination of our great Trans-Canadian crossing from British Columbia and Halifax is just about as far as you can get; on the mainland anyways. It didn't take long to drive in along the highway and we navigated to a parking spot near the citadel. We walked down past the clock face which is stuck on 9:05am, the precise time ...
... It was foggy with occasional rain most of the way. Peggy's Cove Lighthouse was foggy. The LH is on rock formations, landscape quite different from what we've been seeing on the coast. The area was crowded with tourists so we didn't stay. Drove back on a different route and stopped on Mahone Bay to take photos of the scenic bay with 3 churches in a row.