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 …

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 …

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 …

Lighthouse in Gabarus, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Lighthouses As a long island like peninsula in Atlantic Canada, Nova Scotia’s coasts have been protected for centuries by several faithful lighthouses. These historic buildings are now touristic landmarks. When you go there you shouldn’t miss the Lighthouse Route – you will not regret. I visited a few if not all of them …

Fishing ropes of Nova Scotia

Fishing Ropes of Nova Scotia I took all these photos in Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia because of the beautiful patterns and lines they create when rolled and tied together.     Close up on blue-green fishing ropes Saint Margaret’s Bay, nicer than anywhere else… : I like marine ropes in general, but these in Nova …

Dolores Ann an old Fishing boat in Nova Scotia, Canada

Dolores Ann is an old weathered fishing boat in Nova Scotia, Canada. Wrinkled, with many layers of paint applied over the years, she is majestically mirroring in the still water of the bay at Cape Sable Island. Quietly but proudly, this old fair lady tells us the story of fishing tradition practiced generation after generation …