Monthly Archives: September 2012

Halifax – September 11 (Tuesday)

Sunshine greeted us in the morning and we were treated to a more or less cloudless day. It was a bit cooler, about 20C but certainly comfortable. There were two cruise ships in the seaport. These cruisers would have a much more pleasant visit to Halifax. We weren’t really sure how we wanted to spend […]

Halifax in pictures

Halifax waterfront boardwalk Murphy’s Cable Wharf – a great place to eat. Also has a store and sells tour tickets. Dartmouth waterfront, across the harbour from Halifax. Province House – Nova Scotia legislature Granite coastline at Peggy’s Cove The tiny fishing village of Peggy’s Cove The iconic lighthouse perched on the granite rocks at Peggy’s […]

Halifax – September 10 (Monday)

The rain was pouring down steadily when we got up. It was quite foggy out there as well. I could see two cruise ships in the seaport – Princess and Carnival. I felt badly for the cruisers. One day in Halifax and it’s raining cats and dogs! We drove over to Dartmouth to take the […]

Halifax – September 9 (Sunday)

There are a few noises that would take some time getting used to in this city. Everyday, at noon, they shoot a gun off at the Citadel. Apparently, one year they had some kind of international summit here and the organizers didn’t inform the security folks for the foreign leaders about the gun. When it […]

Peggy’s Cove – September 8 (Saturday)

Our plan for the day was to take the Historic Halifax Tour. The Visitor Information Centre or VIC as they call it here, had recommended it and suggested we be at the ticket centre at 8:30 to ensure getting a ticket. We walked down to Tim Hortons for breakfast. I have to tell you, this […]

Halifax – September 7 (Friday)

Since it was a short drive from New Glasgow to Halifax, we took our time having breakfast and getting packed up. It was completely overcast in New Glasgow but the sun peeked out from time to time as we drove. It also rained off and on, so the weather was quite undecided. We got to […]

Photos – Gros Morne, Nfld & Cape Breton Island

  Gros Morne National Park, Nfld   Sunset at Rocky Harbour, Nfld   Gros Morne National Park, Nfld   Shoreline at Port aux Basques, Nfld where we caught the ferry to NS.   Ready for lobster at St Ann’s, NS.   Ingonish Beach, Cape Breton Highlands National Park   Hike behind Keltic Lodge.   Seabirds […]