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Sep 7, 2017 - not exactly the Lion's Gate!

Fog and pouring rain this morning so Donna reasons “why get up early?” An extremely logical mind that girl has!!! We head out despite the deluge to drive by the beautiful classic homes of Granville Ferry. They are majestic sitting regally above the bay painted in wonderful colours on green lawns sloping to the sea – fabulous. There are Victorian homes in every community along the Nova Scotia coast, it seems. A local told us that the reason there are so many is because owners couldn’t afford to tear them down and rebuild. Whatever the...

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Sep 6, 2017 - who knew Digby had a neck?!

Sept 5 Our sunny warm day never quite happened today as we woke to a thick blanket of fog. Oh well we headed to the library to blog for the morning. The afternoon was better for exploring as the mists finally lifted and we drove the many coves and roads to small villages and docks. This area is mainly Acadian so the many small properties are very well looked after. You can actually identify an Acadian neighbourhood as homes are typically, small, well painted and have very tidy yards. We have been surprised at how prominent French is in Nova...

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Aug 16, 2009 - Continuing to Annapolis Royal

We had an easy 145 mile drive today to Granville Ferry near the historic Annapolis Royal district. We had a short section of road over Route 14 that was pretty winding but there wasn't much traffic so we zipped along with no issues. We did follow two 'grey-haired grandmas' for a while. We thought they were going to Church but they turned off at the vegetable market. Shortly after that, I noticed in the back-up camera that the Jeep looked 'naked'. Joe looked and we realized we hadn't transferred the rock shield from the back of the...

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