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Destination Canada – Day 7 – Bras d’Or Lake, Nova Scotia

The Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck was not at all what I expected. Having visited the Thomas Edison National Historical Park in West Orange, NJ last year, I was expecting a similar experience here - a close-up encounter with history walking through scared grounds where technological innovation happened. Granted, I didn't know much… Continue reading Destination Canada – Day 7 – Bras d’Or Lake, Nova Scotia

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Destination Canada – Day 5 – Halifax, Nova Scotia

We arrived at Halifax at 10pm the evening prior after a 1.5 hour flight from Deer Lake.  The alternative would have been to board a 8 hour ferry from Port aux Basques to Sydney, at a higher ticket price. Bright and early around 9:30am, we walked from the hotel towards Halifax Public Gardens, formally established in… Continue reading Destination Canada – Day 5 – Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Destination Canada – Day 1 – St. John’s, Newfoundland

We began our journey in Boston with a 6pm flight on Air Canada via a layover in Halifax, arriving at St. John's at nearly 2am; picking up the rental car and heading straight for the hotel. The first thing we learned upon arrival was that the island was on it's own time-zone - Newfoundland time… Continue reading Destination Canada – Day 1 – St. John’s, Newfoundland