Tag Archives: Nova Scotia

Whodda Thunk It…at our Age!

Reading all these adventure travels that the 20-somethings and 30-somethings are enjoying, I thought I would take a moment to share a 50s- and 60s-something adventure. Yeah, a bit more sedate that bunging jumping, perhaps….. In our family we celebrate … Continue reading

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Lyrics and Laughter

Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, is well known in celtic music circles. It was unfortunate that we were unable to drive around the cape on our trip to Noval Scotia a few years ago. Our trip’s northern apex was Louisbourg. I … Continue reading

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Colonial Forts

On several trips when I was young my father took us to Fort Ticonderoga, located on Lake George, New York.  The Fort has an interesting role in American history, first built by the French but then burned so the British couldn’t … Continue reading

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Lobster Orgy

The Red Lobster chain is running ads about their lobster fest.  For most people, that is their big opportunity to try lobster, but the hefty price tag often slows down multiple feasts. We were lucky to live in New England … Continue reading

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High Value Travel: White Water Rafting

Although Spring is not officially here yet, the white water rafting season starts soon. For diehard fans, spring is often the best time of year as snowmelt can make for some wild rides that the lower river volumes of summer … Continue reading

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Travel Pearls: Nova Scotia Kitchen Party

In The Merry Wives of Windsor Shakespeare wrote the line which we now commonly say, “the world is my oyster”. While an oyster looks hard to open, it isn’t all that hard when you know the trick…and sometimes there is a pearl … Continue reading

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