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Sep 23, 2015 - back in chester

Another nice easy day driving to Chester. Did a couple of loads of laundry, checked in and then took the van to Jeffs and got the loaner. We need to be in Lunenburg by 9 to get on the bluenose II. Supposed to be a nice day. Hopefully they will be done with the van in the afternoon and we can head out making our way to New Brunswick. no pictures today, should have some good ones tomorrow.

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Sep 14, 2015 - Yippee

They came and got the van about 9. The shop is about a 10 minute drive from our motel. Murray made coffee on our little stove (found out later there was coffee in the office) I stayed in bed til noon. Listened to my book and we watched tv. Went for a long walk around Chester, very nice little town, lots of big old houses and the yards and plants are beautiful. HUGE hostas and hydrangeas. First timr I have ever seen apple and crabapple trees just in the bush. We were just heading out to get something for supper when they called and said the...

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Sep 13, 2015 - rainy

We had an awesome campsite last nite , our own little forest. Beautiful drive from Margaret bay to chester. Raining off and on all day. Checked into our motel, Yippee tv and a bathtub. Taking van in tomorrow to check out a few things. Will probably be here tomorrow night too. Then hopefully on to Lunenburg. Will update after we have more info.

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Jul 1, 2011 - Blue Rocks, Mahone Bay, Churches and Academy

We started the day by driving a short distance to the small village of Blue Rocks. This is a very picturesque original fishing village now very much painted and photographed. From there we took the coast road to Mahone Bay and stopped to wander the town. Mahone Bay is famous for its three churches on the edge of the bay. As it was Canada Day there was a small concert going on in the park which we enjoyed sitting in a nearby cafe. We continued along the coast stopping to enjoy the views at a number of inlets. Arriving at Chester we again...

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Jun 14, 2010 - Chester, NS

Shelburne is an old ship building town, and before leaving, we took a stroll down along the harbor. We continued on up the coast to Liverpool, a place visited by Champlain in 1604 and a town established in 1759. WE took a look at the lighthouse at Fort Point Park, and then were off up the coast again to Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site because it is considered to be the best example of British Colonial settlement in North America. There are an amazing number of 18th century buildings there and we had fun taking a carriage tour to see...

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Sep 6, 2007 - Truro

We had stayed overnite in Truro. As Al has a step-sister, Esther and her husband Ken, who lives in Truro and we were not able to meet up with them on our way to Newfoundland, we were able to connect with them for morning coffee and then went to "Murphy's cafe" for lunch. A seafood speciality restaurant that Al's dad loved to visit while in Truro area. We then headed towards Halifax and arrived at an old friend and employee of Herbs Wayne and Jocelyn Cameron. Wayne has an antique shop and art sale shop and had a large area beside it where we...

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