How I Spent My Summer Vacation - A Photo Essay

wendy2(zone 6 MA)August 20, 2009

Here are some pictures from Nova Scotia for you guys. What a beautiful place! My ancestors on my grandfather's side are Acadien so the trip was meaningful for me as well.

Here is a banner of the Acadien flag flying proudly in the breeze at Belliveau Cove:

Here is the lighthouse at the cove - one of many we saw.

This is low tide at Blomidon Park on the Minas Basin. One of the specks in the distance is my daughter at the waterline, about a half-mile away.

This is Blomidon Park at high tide

This is Hall's Harbor at low tide

This is Hall's Harbor at high tide, from the same bridge

This is the view from the deck on the main building at White's Point Resort where we spent 2 nights

My daughter had had 2 years of French in school, but was never taught the French word for poop. She giggled for a while over this one

Speaking of signs, these signs on the highway point the way to greenhouses (bottom left) and vineyards (bottom right) - the Idylls would be all set!

This is the view from Fort Point in Liverpool, as seen through the roses

I'll leave you with another stunning view

We absolutely fell in love with the place, and I'm sure we'll be going back.

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woodyoak zone 5 Canada(5b)

down east... down home... (although I'm from the next province north :-) You can't beat the east coast for picturesque! The Annapolis Valley in apple blossom season would make a good return trip - or the Wentworth Valley for fall color.

    Bookmark   August 20, 2009 at 2:25PM
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deanneart(z5Southern NH)

Wonderful, wonderful photos of your vacation Wendy, thanks for sharing. It makes me want to go back for a visit again.

Deanne

    Bookmark   August 20, 2009 at 4:09PM
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flowerluvr(Z5 IN)

Great pictures, Wendy! Info signs for vineyards and greenhouses?? Sweet!
Sacs a crottes de chien? Everything DOES sound better in French, lol!
Brenda

    Bookmark   August 20, 2009 at 5:50PM
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triple_creek(z5)

Beautiful Wendy. Thanks for sharing. Norma

    Bookmark   August 20, 2009 at 6:15PM
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prairiemoon2 z6 MA

Looks like very peaceful scenery and I can almost smell the salt air! Ahhh! :-)

    Bookmark   August 21, 2009 at 8:49AM
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Marian_2(Z6 ARKozarks)

I LOVE these pics! If I could have a 'wish' an area like that is what I would choose to visit.
Thank you for posting them, Wendy.

    Bookmark   August 21, 2009 at 10:22AM
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saucydog(z5MA)

Ahh, cool and refreshing photos for a hot and sticky day!

LOL, Brenda, everything ,does sound better in French.

Saucy

    Bookmark   August 21, 2009 at 4:35PM
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gardenbug(Canada zone 5)

What fun. We traveled there (and beyond) when the kids were quite young. Lots of fun memories...picking blueberries and seeing moose were among them.

    Bookmark   August 21, 2009 at 8:56PM
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dodgerdudette

Wendy, I love the shot of Halls Harbor at low tide-something about the perspective make them look like little toy boats !

Kathy in Napa

Wonder how you say WALAT in French ?

    Bookmark   August 21, 2009 at 11:18PM
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michelle_zone4

It looks like a lovely place to vacation.

    Bookmark   August 24, 2009 at 10:42PM
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