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Annapolis Royal is a small town located in the western part of Annapolis County, and was known as Port Royal until the Conquest of Acadia in 1710 by Britain. The town was the capital of Acadia and later Nova Scotia for almost 150 years, until the founding of Halifax in 1749. The historic core of Annapolis Royal was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1994. ...
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Exploring the Backcountry in Kejimkujik
By rfaulkner - Oct-28-2010 - novascotia.com
This is part two of my previous post about the upcoming geocaching/hiking challenge at Kejimkujik National Park on November 6th 2010. My second trip to the park was to finalize the geocache locations and to place the containers in five... Read More
Cold water kayak surfing
By johnsp - Mar-5-2012 - novascotia.com
Just because it's winter doesn't mean you have to stay indoors. The best surfing conditions in Nova Scotia happen at the end of winter and late fall during hurricane season. Combined air and water temperature below 0C, Dave and I headed out to... Read More
Slurp'n'Surf Sessions
By johnsp - Dec-7-2012 - novascotia.com
Sometimes the video does all the talking - this is one of those times. An amazing weekend at the point break of Lawrencetown Beach a few weeks back. A big group of surfers, kayakers, wind surfers, all hit the waves. Days like this are why I... Read More
It all started in Port-Royal
By rfaulkner - Aug-18-2011 - novascotia.com
Annapolis Royal and surrounding areas are an important part of my family history. When I open up a book about our branch of the "Cyr" family, it all started with Pierre Sire who landed in Port-Royal in 1668. I decided to pass by the area and... Read More
Delaps Cove Wilderness Trails
By jcyr - Sep-12-2014 - novascotia.com
Delaps Cove Wilderness Trail System is located along the shores of the Bay of Fundy about 24 kms from the historic town of Annapolis Royal. Getting there is an interesting journey in itself, you drive over the valley ridge along Hollow... Read More
Travel planning: Backcountry Camping in Keji
By yogie - Feb-5-2014 - novascotia.com
It's been too long since we have been to Nova Scotia. Although we have been visitors many times, we still love to come back. There are still so many places we didn't visit and so many things we'd still love to do! One of these things is going... Read More
Fort Anne National Historic Site - Annapolis Royal
By The Local Traveler - Oct-5-2014 - halifaxbloggers.ca
In the next few posts we'll be taking you on a virtual tour of the eight locations that make up The Acadian Passport. Here in Nova Scotia we all learn the story of the Acadian Deportation in school. This summer, we learned there was a whole lot... Read More
Port Royal National Historic Site - Annapolis Royal
By The Local Traveler - Oct-3-2014 - halifaxbloggers.ca
In the next few posts, we'll be taking you on a virtual tour of the eight locations that make up The Acadian Passport. Here in Nova Scotia, we all learn the story of the Acadian Deportation in school. This summer, we learned there was a whole lot ... Read More
Historic Gardens - Annapolis Royal
By The Local Traveler - Oct-4-2014 - halifaxbloggers.ca
In the next few posts, we'll be taking you on a virtual tour of the eight locations that make up The Acadian Passport. Here in Nova Scotia, we all learn the story of the Acadian Deportation in school. This summer, we learned there was a whole lot ... Read More
Spring Surfing at Lawrencetown Beach
By johnsp - Jun-1-2011 - novascotia.com
When people think of Nova Scotia, surfing often isn't one of the first things that comes to mind. Surfing in Nova Scotia is a year round event for some hearty locals. Dead of winter, snow, freezing spray and -11C air, sure the waves look sweet!... Read More