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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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Nova Scotia: New Glasgow Farmer’s Market

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 in Destinations, Nova Scotia, Travel Photo Thursday | 8 comments

New Glasgow Farmer’s Market

This past weekend we had a fab time at the weekly New Glasgow Farmer’s Market. Welcome to week 345 of Travel Photo Thursday. My apologies for last weeks absence, but Indy and I continue to live the vagabond lifestyle. Last week we were in a lovely New Glasgow apartment with no Internet and my trusty old laptop refused to connect to the public library Wifi. We are back in Pictou this week with both a Wifi connection and a brand new computer.

Wherever I am in the world markets are always at the top of my list. Come along as we enjoy this Nova Scotia gem; the New Glasgow Farmer’s Market.

 

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If you’re driving you are in luck. The parking lot is located steps away from the market buildings. It’s free, and there’s no shortage of spaces. The building on the right is the permanent building and the white domed building is a tent and is closed once the weather becomes too nippy. None of the vendors I spoke to had an exact date, but it probably depends on the temperatures. We’re having an exceptionally mild fall (think swimming in the ocean end of September), so if this keeps up both buildings could be open for a while yet. The market is open every Saturday from 9 am – 1 pm. If I was coming here in the winter months I would double check on their website just to be sure. You’ll also find a list of vendors.

 

New Glasgow Framer's Market

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Paint Pictou: Watch the Artists at Work

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in Uncategorized | 9 comments

Paint Pictou

Paint Pictou happened here last Saturday, and the 17 participating artists could not have asked for a better day with blue skies, dazzling sunshine, and pleasant temperatures. Welcome to week 344 (9/14/2017) of Travel Photo Thursday. Come along as I introduce you to these lovely folk and  the gorgeous paintings they labored over during this fun event.

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Seventeen painters participated in the Paint Pictou event, and painted in numerous locations throughout the waterfront area. Usually, the easels were manned, but sometimes the artist stepped away for a moment or two. Then, as a spectator, I got the pleasure of gawking at the painting from every angle without feeling I was being overly nosey. Each painted two pieces to be auctioned off at the end of the day through a silent auction. Each painter listed the minimum sale price and those who wanted to purchase could bid against each other until each bidder hit their limit.

 

Paint Pictou

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