Tag Archives: Lunenburg Nova Scotia

’round Lunenburg 2 …

19 Nov


Come Home to the Sea / Mannheim Steamroller


Amazing Grace

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View of the Bluenose from King Street and Bluenose Drive.
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lunenburg-docksideLots of action Lunenburg dockside.
fishermans-memorialRose at the Fisherman’s Memorial – many a sailor claimed by the sea.
lunenburg-hotSome fishing villages used to be dreary.
signs-of-fishSigns of fish – They went thataway!

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Shortcut to the shops …
lunenburg-shopsRose finds some propaganda.

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Need a compass?

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A foundry turned brewery.

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There are several beautiful old churches around Lunenburg

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Lunenburg Memorial

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Lunenburg Academy

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The Temperance Fountain – “to quench the thirst of the customers and their horses and oxen at the nearby marketplace.

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Another Lunenburg oddity: a piece of the Berlin Wall.

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Bluenose in the bay.

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Lunenburg from the hill.

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’round Lunenburg 1 …

14 Nov


Celtic Circle / Elysium / Loreena McKennitt

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I’m progressively getting my pics up from our week to Nova Scotia – eventually showing our day on the Bluenose schooner. These are a few images of Lunenburg – a beautiful little town.

Wikipedia says: “The historic town was designated a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site in 1995. This designation ensures protection for much of Lunenburg’s unique architecture and civic design, being the best example of planned British colonial settlement in Canada. The historic core of the town is also a National Historic Site of Canada.”

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atlantic-sojourn-bb-lunenburgOur digs in Lunenburg.

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Just like home.

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Life is tuff.

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Celtic Circle of Protection
Never forget where you came from

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A sailors (cowboys) breakfast: simple, tasty … elegant?

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Next door …

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Bluenose Lodge – Likely booked year round.

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After breakfast we head directly to the pier to see if Bluenose is in …

There she is !!!

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Sleek and beautiful.

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Like a dream.

Permission  to come aboard …

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Permission granted!

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Rose at the helm !
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Joy

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In 3 days we’d sail for real …

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