Travel Blogs from Southwest Harbor
... North on US.1 along the Coastal route, and crossed the border at St. Stephen, NB. A very friendly border official provided a hassle free experience for our seamless entry back into Canada. Yahoo!! Eh! Our plans to stay in St. George for only one night got changed by Hurricane Arthur, we decided that caution was the order of the day, so we decided to stay another night, albeit with no electricity. We also upgraded to a beautiful room with a jacuzzi, ahhhhh!!! and the rest as they say.... ...
... Wales, you know the one with the longest name, in a perfect Welsh accent telling us that is where her family is from.
Once everybody had arrived, we all followed Edna down to the boat and were greeted by a hyperactive character in a wetsuit, no other than Diver Ed. The remainder of the crew, The Professor and Plankton Girl were joined by 2 huge Newfoundland water rescue dogs. Ed is hilarious and while the trip has an educational basis, ...
... views were good, the mist had some in more and it was all a bit hazy, so back home via the supermarket for dinner.
Tomorrow, we had hoped to go fishing, but were advised that most of the fish have left the bay and would need to go quite far out to catch anything, so we opted for a fun trip recommended by the Evans family. Watch this space for our update on Diver Ed's dive in theatre onboard the good ship Starfish ...
... booked for the two days they are running this week. There are plenty of other activities that do not require reservations. The boys need to do one to get their junior ranger patch. we had been into Acadia bike yesterday and their bikes seemed okay, but as we turned into Cottage Street, Phil spotted Bar Harbor bikes which is a bike shop selling Specialized, Cannondale and Trek bikes but also doing bike hire, ...
... the opportunity to visit the rugged rocky coastline portion. Also, the season was too early to see this area in the glory of the multi-hued fall colors.
As I said in an earlier email note, we narrowly got into and out of Boston before the hurricane got near Boston. Thus we had a quick departure from the ship. But, before we did that we enjoyed the 35th day of eggs, bacon and hash brown potatoes and ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking