Monthly Archives: June 2013

Maine, Mass. and New Jersey

We stayed with Mary JaneĀ  in Ellsworth Maine. We were welcomed warmly by both the sunny day and Mary Jane. Enjoying our steamed lobster andĀ  clam dinner at a local restaurant. Delicious! Enjoying an omelete breakfast out with Mary Jane … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia – part 2

Our small but well appointed cabin we had for the ferry crossing between Argentia Newfoundland and Nth Sydney Nova Scotia. Lounge entertainment starts as soon as the ferry leaves port. After arrival in Nth Sydney we drove around the Cabot … Continue reading

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Newfoundland Canada – part 2

A big one! The iceberg, whale and puffin season is on now. No photos of the whales we’ve sighted – they disappear back into the water too quickly to capture on film. The grandest building in this small fishing village. … Continue reading

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Newfoundland, Canada – part 1

View of the rough and rolling seas from the on-board restaurant. Perhaps the 2 course dinner was not such a great idea! First view of Port aux Basques just before the ship docked. We enjoyed tasting the local Newfoundland beer … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia, Canada – part 1

Beautiful fishing seascapes near Peggy’s Cove, not far from Halifax NS. It was here that in 1998 the Swiss Air McDonald Douglas DC10 Flight 111 plane crashed into the sea killing all 228 aboard. It was enroute from New York … Continue reading

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Prince Edward Island, PEI, Canada.

Richard and Donna Wightman of Alberton, PEI made us very welcome. We enjoyed their seafood dinner and rhubarb pie then Richard took us on a brief tour of their end of the island, including seeing Richards’ boat that he tries … Continue reading

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Canada

After a short drive we reached the spectacular Niagara Falls; viewing them from the Canadian side which shows their horse shoe shape. Niagara Falls has so much water! Niagara on the Lake parkland – a lovely place for visitors and … Continue reading

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Rochester NY

Our 8 hour trip from Washington to Rochester was uneventful with us travelling on quiet roads up through the Appalacian Mountains in picturesque Pennsylvania. Plenty of churches, bibles, country music, conservative radio political talk (Alan Jone’s sound- alikes!) and stunning … Continue reading

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Washington DC

We arrived in DC after a stressful and frightening drive in a rental car from Newark . The traffic was horrendously heavy along the New Jersey turnpike making us question the merits of a US road trip in 2013! We … Continue reading

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