Read and rate Travel Journal Entries for Hubbards, Nova Scotia, Canada

Aug 24, 2013 - Kejimkujik National Park

August 24 – The weather has cleared up and it is a beautiful sunny day today so we are going to Kejimkujik National Park Seaside. There are two sections of this National Park – Seaside and the other is more inland. We drove for about an hour or so to get there. It is about halfway in between this stop and our next but since it is a beautiful day we decided to go for it. It is off a gravel road and is unattended – not what we expected, but I guess Canada has had cut backs just like the US. There is a trail that goes through the woods and...

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Aug 23, 2013 - Hubbards

August 23 – Today is very cloudy and overcast so we are going to visit a few towns in the area. We drove to Chester, which is just down the road. They have a yacht club here and there were a lot of kids in little sail boats out in the harbor – looked like they were having sailing lessons. Even though we have been near water on almost the whole trip we have noticed the lack of pleasure boats. There are plenty of working boats, but we have not seen hardly any pleasure boating – sailing or motor type. This is amazing to us because at home...

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Aug 14, 2013 - LaHave You Been?

Today we drove to Upper LaHave, Lower LaHave, East LaHave, West LaHave, and LaHave! LaHave is one of the oldest settlements in Canada. When Pierre de Mont arrived in 1604 he named it Cape de la Havre meaning “the harbor”. We took a cable ferry from East LaHave to West LaHave then drove south to LaHave where there is a lighthouse which houses the museum for Fort Sainte-Marie-de-Grace National Historic Site. Its a small museum but we found it very interesting. Along the way to the LaHaves we took a little side trip to Marvins Island. We saw...

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Aug 11, 2013 - South Shore

We’ve spent the last two days exploring the south shore of Nova Scotia. Our campground is on the shore of St. Margaret’s Bay, one of the most picturesque spots we’ve been in NS yet. Its quite a large bay with scores of coves and harbors. It has rocky beaches and sandy beaches, the one at the campground is sandy. The road into the campground curves around the harbor so it is quite narrow, curvy and climbs. The excitement last night was watching a couple drive in with a 40 ft. fifth wheel and try to back it in. Several guys were trying to...

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Jul 30, 2009 - Hubbards, Nova Scotia

Yesteday we went for a boat ride out to Bird Island which is an official bird sanctuary located one mile off Cape Dauphine and are actually two islands called Hertford and Ciboux which are home to a great number of sea birds. The ride out on the boat took us about 45 minutes to get near Bird Island and it was a beautiful day so the ride was awesome. We saw all along the coast of Cabot Trail and we saw lots of seals along the way. Once out there the boat went around the island and we saw a lot of birds we had never seen before: Atlantic...

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Jun 7, 2008 - Hubbards Beach, Nova Scotia

Saturday June 7 Filled up with gas before leaving for Hubbards Beach Campground. At $1.369 per litre, it took $211.23 to fill the tank, and that was filling up from the quarter tank mark. That’s the most dollars we’ve put in at one time. So we had an uneventful drive down to Hubbards Beach. It was about an hour and a half drive, and so we’re set up on the south shore of Nova Scotia, about 45 minutes south west of Halifax. It’s a fairly expensive campground, at $33.56 per night including tax. And that was after our 10% Good Sam Club...

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