Sunday Morning on Fogo Island

It was a quiet morning on Fogo Island, Newfoundland. This rural and quite remote place in Newfoundland is a dream location for people who want to relax and get out from a busy modern life, but also for artists and photographers. Don’t take me wrong though. Fogo Island life is quite busy with a lot …

Fog over West Dover Nova Scotia

Fog over West Dover Nova Scotia West Dover is a small quiet fishing village on Prospect Bay on the Atlantic ocean in Nova Scotia. It is actually in Peggy’s Cove area in between the famous heritage village and Halifax. This is a very good place if you want to relax and stay cool in the …

Dominion Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Dominion Cape Breton, a Heritage Community in Nova Scotia, Canada Dominion is an incorporated community on the East coast of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia (Indian Bay), founded in 1906. Originally it was part of the Dominion Coal Company and the small population living here was involved in coal mining. Today the village is mainly a …

sherbrooke pioneers village nova scotia

When you visit the Sherbrooke pioneer village Nova Scotia you literally travel back in time. This is just one of a few historic live museums in Canada, so interesting to go and explore. I heard about places like this where people live like they did centuries ago. I’ve never seen one though until we visited …

Newfoundland quilts

So why did I do a treasure hunt in Newfoundland? This is what I literally did, without going there with this in mind. Let’s start with the beginning: Newfoundland or Terra Nova is an island in Atlantic Canada. The local people call it “The Rock”. That’s because this island is really very rocky, and actually …

Foggy days in Nova Scotia

You may know that foggy days in Nova Scotia are quite common. But if you haven’t, visited the Atlantic coast of Canada, you may some day.. Don’t worry! – The fog is quite nice and the pictures of fog quite interesting, and it doesn’t happen every day. Fall and spring for instance, are the best …

Atlantic Canada Doors and Doorways

Newfoundland Interesting Doors and Doorways I’ve always been attracted to doors and windows, and have wondered what’s behind them. When I have the opportunity, I like to photograph them open, so I can discover a little of their secrets… I had a post on doors in St. John’s Newfoundland Canada, but those were city doors. While …

St. Mary Cathedral, Briar Island, Acadian Trail Yarmouth - The largest wooden church in N. America

Inside St. Mary Church, Nova Scotia, the largest wooden church in N. America We visited St. Mary church (Église Sainte-Marie) on Yarmouth & Acadian Shores of Nova Scotia a few years ago when we drove to the Maritimes Canada. It is a French wooden church in a French community of St. Mary’s Bay area, Southwest …