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Five Favorite Nova Scotia Sunset Photos

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 in Canada, Destinations, Nova Scotia, Travel Photo Thursday | 18 comments

Nova Scotia Sunset Photos

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Who doesn’t like a sunset (or a sunrise), and today we’re sharing five favorite Nova Scotia sunset photos.  Welcome to week 350 (2017-11-16) of Travel Photo Thursday. Enjoy the sunsets and take a second to leave a comment to let us know which shot is your favorite. 

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Pictou Harbour Sunset

During my temporary stay in Pictou I was treated to some lovely sunsets on the harbour front. I liked the fact that the sailboat was always there. I think it added a nice balance to both photos.

 

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Historic Gardens, Annapolis Royal: A Late Autumn Photo Walk

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in Destinations, Nova Scotia, Travel Photo Thursday | 20 comments

Historic Gardens

 

Historic Gardens, Annapolis Royal

 

The Historic Gardens in Annapolis Royal are a popular tourist destination. Although now closed for the season, the gates to the Historic Gardens remain open and you can wander around at your own risk. Even in the late autumn with few blooms, I found the gardens enchanting. Welcome to week 349 (11/28/2017) of Travel Photo Thursday. Apologies for not publishing last Thursday. Indy and I moved into our condo on Wednesday, so it was (and continues to be) a busy and fun time of getting settled into our new home.

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Upon entering you see these three welcoming benches and fire pit. The garden hosts a winter market on Saturdays, so I am assuming that the fire pit is lit during the market to help shoppers stay a little warmer when the air is nippy.

 

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McCulloch House Museum and Genealogy Centre in Pictou Nova Scotia

Posted by on Oct 27, 2017 in Destinations, Nova Scotia, Travel Photo Thursday | 9 comments

McCulloch House Museum

 

McCulloch House Museum, Pictou, Nova Scotia

 

I recently did an interesting and insightful wander through the McCulloch House Museum operated by the Pictou County Geneology and Heritage Society. Welcome to week 348 (10/26/2017) of  Travel Photo Thursday. Sorry I missed last week. My blood pressure is acting up, so had to cut down on my computer time. Come along as we visit the McCulloch House Museum and learn more about Pictou’s and Nova Scotia’s Scottish roots.

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Since my temporary relocation to Pictou, “Birth Place of  New Scotland”, I have gone by the sign and road leading to this museum at least once a day, every day.  Finally, I decided to find out what it was all about and was surprised to find the museum driveway as soon as I turned onto the street. For some weird reason, I thought I’d probably drive a bit before arriving.

There are two buildings on the grounds. The Pictou County Geneology Center is the first building. Here you can discover your Scottish roots, and they boast a lovely Scottish themed gift shop. If you’re looking for your Clan’s tartan Coat-of-Arms, there’s a good chance you can find them here. I did do a bit of sleuthing about my own Scottish background but quickly realized that it’s a time-consuming endeavor. I’ll go back on another day when I have more time.

Scots began to emigrate to Canada in 1770, and to Pictou in 1773 with the arrival of the Ship Hector. If you think you may have roots going back to Canada’s Scottish emigrants this is a good place to start your research. The staff is friendly and helpful, and you can even hire them to help you find your long lost ancestors.

 

McCulloch House Museum, Pictou, Nova Scotia

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Annapolis Royal Photos

Posted by on Oct 13, 2017 in Canada, Destinations, Nova Scotia, Travel Photo Thursday | 12 comments

Annapolis Royal

This week we were in Annapolis Royal having a peek at my new condo and taking a few photos along the waterfront. Welcome to week 347 (12/10/2017) of Travel Photo Thursday. I have been a total road warrior this week and it’s not over yet. Tuesday I was in Halifax having lunch with a friend who is downsizing and offered me some of her kitchen gadgets. Then yesterday it was seven hours on the road as I did a return trip to Annapolis Royal. Tomorrow it’s back to Halifax to see Dad and celebrate my niece’s birthday. I’ll also spend some time with the beautiful Livy. She’s already a month old! This is a quick post, but do enjoy the photos of Annapolis Royal, my soon to be home.

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Favorite Nova Scotia Photos from Instagram

Posted by on Oct 6, 2017 in Canada, Destinations, Nova Scotia, Travel Photo Thursday | 20 comments

Nova Scotia Photos

This week let’s enjoy a few favorite Nova Scotia photos from my Instagram feed, taken since my return on August 22nd. Welcome to week 346 (10/05/2017) of Travel Photo Thursday. Internet connections continue to be a challenge for me. I’m in the library attempting to put this post together since the Internet in my apartment decided to go on vacation around 8 am this morning. Do enjoy the photos and don’t forget to check out the other great travel bloggers linking up this week.

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Seventeen Pictou artists painted up a colorful storm during Paint Pictou early in September. It was the perfect day for taking Nova Scotia photos, too!

 

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