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.
Niagara-On-The-Lake is a lovely town situated right near where the Niagara River flows into Lake Ontario. It has lots of beautiful old buildings, wide streets, and tourists. … More Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON.
One of the most inspiring stories of the War of 1812 is that of Laura Secord, who was an incredibly gutsy woman. … More Laura Secord’s Monument and Homestead: Queenston, ON.
Visiting Queenston Heights today is considerably different than in 1812. You’re nowhere near as likely to be shot by a musket or a cannon, and the lawns and gardens are in much better condition. … More The Monument to Isaac Brock and Why He Has It. Queenston Heights, Ontario, CA.
The Lakeside Park Carousel was built in 1903 and was painstakingly restored to its early 20th century glory in the 1980s. … More Lakeside Park Carousel, Port Dalhousie, ON.
Port Dalhousie sits on Lake Ontario near, St Catherine’s, ON. It’s a gorgeous place with… … More Port Dalhousie, ON.
It’s fair to say that the falls are every bit as majestic as night as they are during the day. … More Niagara Falls, ON, After Dark.