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Our vacation was wonderful

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Our vacation was wonderful

Dear Blondie and Fundygirl,

Well, we're back, and what a vacation! Your country is absolutely gorgeous. We started in Yarmouth and drove the first night to Shelburne - stayed at the Cooper's Inn, what hospitality! We drove the Lighthouse Route and stopped at every town along the way. Blondie, Mahone Bay and Chester were magnificent. Lunenberg was just beautiful. Stayed at the 1880 Kaulbach House, and it was perfect. Even ate at Magnolia's and went whale watching. We were a little disappointed with Peggy's Cove - so crowded! Halifax was great. The Cambridge Suites Hotel was beautiful. We visited the Citadel and were lucky enough to hear a concert by the Highlanders. Yes, Fundygirl, we did have lobster at Halls Harbour - sooo delicious! We stopped to hear the story of the Acadians and then went to the look off to see the "bread basket." That was just incredible. Annapolis Royal was beautiful. We stopped at the Habitation to see how the Acadians lived. Stayed at Smith's Cove at the Harbourview Inn. What a wonderful place to spend a few days. The innkeepers were so friendly and helpful. This was my husband's favorite. He loved sitting on the sun porch and relaxing with a good book. There really is too much to say. We came home exhausted, but happy with the conclusion that Nova Scotia is a beautiful place to visit with the friendliest people! Thank you again. We used your notes again and again, and they never failed. Here's to Nova Scotia. We certainly hope to visit again soon!


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Thanks for telling us about your trip. I'm so glad you enjoyed it. Come back any time!

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Good to hear from you granny "

So glad you enjoyed yourselves so much while here, that's excellent.

To bad about the disappointment with Peggy's Cove. It isn't very enjoyable when it's overly crowded, I agree. One must plan very carefully this time of year to avoid the many tour buses etc that bombard the area from mid morning to early evening every single day. Sorry to hear that you got caught up in the crowds.

It does sound however that you certainly enjoyed all the other aspects of your vacation time and that's so good to hear.

All the best granny and do come see us again sometime,


blondie **

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Hi Granny,

Thank you very much for letting us know how much you enjoyed your vacation. Hall's Harbour is a great place to sit & watch the tides while enjoying some lobster. Did you get to see the sandpipers at Evangeline Beach? Harbourview Inn at Smith's Cove certainly has a relaxing atmosphere & the innkeepers are very friendly. So after you get rested up, you'll have to start planning when you'll come back again! There's lots to see & do here.

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