Quebec’s Eastern Townships always provide a scenic and interesting visit. … More Quebec’s Eastern Townships in Autumn #2
I’d seen maple trees and other autumn colours in Australia – dotted here and there, or lining a street. I had seen photos of parks and forests full of colour. I knew they were beautiful. I saw the leaves starting to change colour in Nova Scotia just a week before I arrived in Quebec. But nothing … More Quebec’s Eastern Townships in Autumn. Part 1.
Summerside. Summerside is a lovely town. We had lunch with friends in a fabulous cafe called Samuel’s, where the food is delicious and the coffee is magnificent. Afterwards, we walked down to the shore where we looked out over Northumberland Strait and enjoyed the view. The lighthouse here is absolutely beautiful. We also visited an antique store … More Touring Prince Edward Island – Part 2
Prince Edward Island is an absolutely enchanting place. It’s pretty, everywhere you look.
… More Touring Prince Edward Island – Part 1.
As a lifelong devotee of ‘Anne of Green Gables’, a visit to Green Gables was one of my top priorities when I finally got to Prince Edward Island.
I had no idea, though, that this minx of an island had a few lovely surprises up her sleeve. … More Stalking L.M. Montgomery on PEI.
When I was a kid, I read ‘Anne of Green Gables’ and fell in love. “I’m going to go there one day,” I told my mother. “You have no idea how far away that is,” she replied. “I don’t care. I’m going. You watch me.” A few decades later, that’s exactly what I did. Mum … More Green Gables, PEI.
I have wanted to visit PEI ever since I read ‘Anne of Green Gables’ as a child. It took me a few decades, but I got there. First stop: Charlottetown. We headed north from Halifax to Truro, then to Amherst, Baie Verte, NB, and Port Elgin, NB, along the Trans-Canada Highway. I have this unwritten … More Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CA.
From Peggy’s Cove, we cut across the beautiful province of Nova Scotia to see the Bay of Fundy, something that we both had on our bucket lists. … More Hall’s Harbour & Bay of Fundy, NS.
We’d both seen Peggy’s Cove in books and on postcards and we wanted to see it for ourselves, so we set out from Halifax early on a drizzly Saturday morning. It was a beautiful drive, with lots of fishing villages and forest to look at along the way. Peggy’s Point was where Sean and I both saw … More Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia.
It rained almost the entire time Sean and I were in Halifax, but it seemed somehow appropriate for this maritime city. It certainly didn’t seem any less beautiful to me – but I like the rain. This was one place Sean had on his bucket list, so we made the most of it and used Halifax … More Halifax, NS.