Posts Tagged "Canada"

St. John, New Brunswick

Walking the streets in St John we walked Water Street to the town square where Barbours General Store is located and then up the hill to the City Market. From the market we traveled the inside connection pedway, which connects the main buildings in the town without having to go outside. After touring the town we returned to the ship.     Leaving St John (Stoneleigh Terrace circa 1895) John Hooper sculpture John Hooper sculpture St John Harbor Inside connection pedway Inside connection pedway St John (Market Slip) City Market City Market Market Square Barbours General Store Water...

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Sydney, Nova Scotia

Walked around the town on a cold blustery day. We went to the Jost House circa 1786, which gave a glimpse the life in that period. We then continued around town and then back to the ship terminal. Here a large fiddle statue portrays the folk spirit of the area.       Leaving Sydney (Harbor light) Sydney Sydney Sydney terminal Bag piper World’s largest fiddle Sacred Heart Parish Church Jost House (1786) Jost House (1786) St. Georges Church (1791) St. Georges Church (1791) Sydney...

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Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

We arrived in Charlottetown around 10:30 AM. We took the double decker bus tour around town. We then explored the Peake’s Wharf and then went to lunch. After lunch we used the self guided walking tour map to view the rest of the town on our own.       Fall colors Beaconsfield Historic House Fall colors City Hall St. Paul’s Church St. Dunstan’s Basilica St. Dunstan’s Basilica Great George Street Great George Street Great George Street Lobster lunch Peake’s Wharf Peake’s Wharf Double decker tour bus Charlottetown...

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Quebec City, Quebec

We arrived in Quebec City in a snow storm. We spent two days here, one in snow  and one under sunny skies. On day one we left the city and headed to the Ile d’Orleans just across the river. Here we had lunch in an 18th century homestead. After lunch we toured the island and then went to Montmorency Falls. We then did a bus tour of Quebec City which orientated us for the next days exploration of the city....

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Halifax & Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia

We docked in the heart of Halifax. Today we decided to take the Hop on Hop off bus to Peggy’s Cove and then return to Halifax and take another HOHO bus around the city.         Leaving Halifax St. Paul’s Church Old town clock Hop On Hop Off Bus Halifax Citadel Halifax Citadel View from Peggy’s Cove Peggy’s Cove Peggy’s Cove Peggy’s Cove Peggy’s Cove Peggy’s Cove Peggy’s Cove lighthouse On the way to Peggy’s Cove On the way to Peggy’s Cove Peggy’s...

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