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7 Great Ways to View The Fall Colors

7 Great Ways to View The Fall Colors

Updated Sept.2018 I love fall-everything is  brighter and crisper. No humidity. No mosquitoes. It makes me feel like actually DOING something. Not work. No. I mean fun things. And there are a lot of choices. Hikes. Kayaking. Just a drive with a stop for a quick fall picnic. Right now, leaves are just starting to turn in some spots. In another week or so and everything will be gor-ge-ous. So, here we go: Drive this Fall If you are out…

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Apple Picking Time in the Annapolis Valley

Apple Picking Time in the Annapolis Valley

Now that strawberry picking season is over and blueberries will be finished before you know it-it’s  apple picking time! It’s a favorite time of year for many.And why not?  Enjoying the crisp clear fall air, biting into tart and juicy apple, the feeling of filling the larder for the winter…. In this post, I’m going to give you tips to make the most of this great fall activity, from the correct way to pick to choosing the best apples for…

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Up,Up and Away! Hot Air Balloon Ride with East Coast Balloon Adventures

Up,Up and Away! Hot Air Balloon Ride with East Coast Balloon Adventures

Since we have been recently talking about Bucket Lists, I thought I’d tell you about fulfilling one of hubby’s bucket list dreams for his 65th birthday, several years ago. Thanks to East Coast Balloon Adventures, we celebrated high above the valley where the scenery was just exquisite. Contacting the company several weeks in advance to purchase our rides, I chose a date a bit prior to hubby’s birthday. They only go out on weekends, so date choices were limited. At…

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Guzzle and Gorge in Port Williams

Guzzle and Gorge in Port Williams

Port Williams is a small village that doesn’t know it’s small. According to Wikipedia,the population hovers around 1,100. The area was initially populated by Mi’kmaq, Acadians, and Planters-the Acadian influence evident by the nearby dykes. The village perches on the northern shore of the Cornwallis River-named after  Edward Cornwallis, first governor of Nova Scotia. In the days of sail, the Cornwallis served as a very busy waterway,  bringing ships into the port to be loaded with local  goods destined for faraway places such as…

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60 Things To Do When it Rains in the Annapolis Valley

60 Things To Do When it Rains in the Annapolis Valley

60 Things To Do When it Rains in the Annapolis Valley Windsor to Annapolis Royal It’s raining, it’s pouring, the old man is snoring. Maybe that’s the only thing you think there is to do on a weekend in the Annapolis Valley when it’s raining. I know, I know. We’re hardy folk and think nothing of hiking, swimming and even golfing in the rain. But there are other options. Like  these Windsor Hockey Heritage Museum Haliburton House Museum Mermaid Theatre…

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