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Digby

Digby, "The Scallop Capital of The World", is a town in southwestern Nova Scotia, and the administrative centre and largest population centre in Digby County. The town is situated on the western shore of the Annapolis Basin. Named after Admiral Robert Digby, RN, the town is famous for its scallop fishing fleet and the Princess of Acadia ferry service connecting to Saint John, NB. ...
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Smugglers Cove Meteghan
By The Local Traveler - Jul-5-2014 - halifaxbloggers.ca
Smugglers Cove, much like Id imagine is the case with some smugglers, has gone by many names. Once known as lAnse aux Hirondelles for the many tree swallows that inhabit the cove, it is also called le Fourneau by locals and is officially ... Read More
glise Sainte-Marie - Church Point
By The Local Traveler - Oct-6-2014 - 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
The Bangor Sawmill Bangor
By The Local Traveler - Jul-4-2014 - halifaxbloggers.ca
The lumber industry has been an iconic part of Canadas tree rich history. Just ask New Canadians and tourists what they think of when they picture Canada, and youll often hear, "The trees". Who among us doesnt know the Log Rollers ... Read More
Bay of Fundy Travel Show ~ Fundy Ferry episode!
By lauras - Nov-15-2010 - novascotia.com
Although the Bay of Fundy is horseshoe-shaped lots of visitors and locals make a loop of it by taking the "Fundy ferry". It's a year-round 3-hr sailing between Digby, Nova Scotia, and Saint John, New Brunswick. Here's a sampling of the trip on... Read More
Kizuna Sushi and Evelina's Rappie Pie - Little Brook
By The Local Traveler - Jul-24-2014 - halifaxbloggers.ca
Sushi and Rapure. It's an odd combination to find under one roof. Butit's this meeting of traditional and international that make Evelina's and Kizuna in Little Brook such an interesting stop.It was our final day of our Clare adventures and early ... Read More
Mavillette Beach - Mavillette
By The Local Traveler - Jul-7-2014 - halifaxbloggers.ca
We spent three blissful days staying at Cape View, right on the breathtaking Mavillette Beach and Provincial Park in Mavillette, NS. No words can do this beach justice. Neither can the video and photos below, but they come a little closer than... Read More
A trip on the Mystical Fundy Ferry...
By lauras - Feb-9-2011 - novascotia.com
One of the best ways to close the travel loop around our horseshoe-shaped bay is to traverse its entrance aboard the Fundy ferry. I took this 'shortcut' across the bay today but not before I ran into a business colleague in Saint John, New... Read More
Cape View Motel - Mavillette
By The Local Traveler - Jul-9-2014 - halifaxbloggers.ca
Clare is an enchanting region of Nova Scotia. You would be doing yourself a disservice to simply pass through. You'll need at least a couple days to get a taste of all the French Shore has to offer, and that means planning for accommodations.... Read More
Hiking Trails of Baie Sainte Marie
By The Local Traveler - Jul-18-2014 - halifaxbloggers.ca
Let's go for a walk! There are no shortage of great hiking trails in Clare. And, in addition to being a great place to get some fresh air and excercise, they've each got a pretty unique story or place in history. From the great rail days to... Read More
Bear River Winery
By The Local Traveler - Jan-24-2014 - halifaxbloggers.ca
Bear River Winery is home to the oldest vines in Nova Scotia. Some vines on the property were planted as far back as 1611. They are one of the most eco-conscious wineries in the province. They use solar power, rainwater capture, and are the ... Read More