“The Dingle”, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Posted by on Jul 14, 2011 in Travel Photo Thursday, Uncategorized | 21 comments

“The Dingle”, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Welcome to another week of Travel Photo Thursday. Hopefully, we are back to our regular weekly posting. I do apologize for last weeks miss. When you don’t have Internet access at home posting can be a challenge. I am now back in Daejeon after three fabulous weeks at home. I’m not here for long though. I have a 5:30am bus reservation for tomorrow, and will be flying out to Chaing Mai for a month at 10:20am.

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You don’t have to go very far in Nova Scotia to be at the ocean. This shot was taken at Sir Sanford Fleming Park, or as it is known by the locals “The Dingle”. You’ll find a beach here, which I swam at when I was a kid. Apparently, it has reopened since a new sewage disposal plant is now in operation. There are also number of walking trails to enjoy. Access to the park is free, and there is plenty of parking. I took this shot from the waters edge looking out at the North West Arm. I’m assuming that these folks were probably rowing out to a larger boat, or maybe they were just enjoying the fabulous weather from their dinghy.

There is also a memorial tower, but it’s being renovated at the moment. Once it reopens, fabulous views can be enjoyed from the top. Of course, that’s after you climb the stairs.

The Dingle is a great place to spend a day enjoying the Atlantic Ocean in the city. You can pack your own picnic lunch, or in the summer there is a canteen open during daytime hours. Did I mention that entrance to the park is FREE? What more can a budget traveler ask for?

To find out more about the park you can check out these links…

The Dingle
Sir Sanford Fleming
Location

The "Dingle", Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


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21 Comments

  1. Another great shot! The light and reflection of the couple in the boat is perfect.

  2. This looks so romantic! Would love to be there right now! Great photo 🙂

  3. It looks so….quiet! Like all you hear is the strokes of their oars. Nice.

  4. It looks so peaceful!

  5. Good to hear you had a great trip home! This shot is so calming.

  6. I love the colors in this photo! 🙂

  7. Nancie,
    Super shot and I think I’ll have to go visit Nova Scotia, sometime in the summer months. They still got free stuff ?
    Hurry and get back over this way, will ya ?

  8. This looks so peaceful, now if only the sailboats were also free 🙂

  9. Ah, Nova Scotia in the summer – how lovely. Wish I were there!

  10. Love Nova Scotia. Would love to connect on Twitter but your Twits are not open.

    Everyone please come post your travel photo links here this week too http://www.eileenludwig.com/stunning-photo-thursday-world-war-ii-memorial-monument-washington-dc/

  11. Great shot of nova scotia, loved going there

    Can’t twit you about the problem with your site because your twits are protected – please open them up

    Others
    Please come post your url for photo Thursday here too
    http://www.eileenludwig.com/stunning-photo-thursday-world-war-ii-memorial-monument-washington-dc/

    Eileen

  12. Love the eastern seabord of Canada 🙂

  13. Very pretty, Nancie! Such an idyllic setting for boating 🙂

  14. that rowboat makes me happy! 🙂

  15. Try to comment for the third time
    Love the photo Thursday concept
    come post your url http://www.eileenludwig.com/stunning-photo-thursday-world-war-ii-memorial-monument-washington-dc/

  16. Absolutely love your photo, Nancie. Really evokes the wonderful feeling of summertime on the water.

  17. What a beautiful blue sky!

  18. Ah a great picture! Why is it that picture of a lake in summer are so inviting and relaxing?

  19. It makes me miss my home of NS! I wish I was there now. Thanks for another great Travel Photo Thursday! 🙂

  20. It makes me miss my home of NS! I wish I was there now. Thanks for another great Travel Photo Thursday! 🙂 🙂

  21. Oh this picture is just spectacular…perfect blue sky.

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