Category Archives: tourism

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic – ships figure heads

Figureheads at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

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Sambro Island Lighthouse Lens

The First Order Fresnel Lens that was used on the Sambro Island Lighthouse from 1906 until 1967. The lens is on display at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. Builder: Barbier, Bernard & TurennePlace Built: Paris, FranceType: First Order Fresnel … Continue reading

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Halifax – Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

One of the intricate ship models at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

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Halifax statue – The Sailor

The Sailor – on the Halifax waterfront near the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

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Angus L. Macdonald Bridge

The Dartmouth approach Completed in 1955, the long Angus L. Macdonald Bridge spans Halifax Harbour to connect Halifax with Dartmouth. The Macdonald Bridge was converted from a two-lane to a three-lane structure with a pedestrian walkway and bicycle lane in … Continue reading

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Samuel Cunard

Samuel Cunard – Halifax Waterfront The bronze statue of Samuel Cunard was erected in October 2006, beside the Ocean Terminal Wharves that were used by Cunard’s liners.

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James Bay sunset

Setting sun as MV Coho backs out of her berth in James Bay

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Victoria Inner Harbour

A relatively quiet evening in the Victoria Inner Harbour And a photo bomb by one of the harbour taxis…

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Cinnamon Recreation Site

Cinnamon Recreation Site, on Cayoosh Creek off Highway 99 We had not planned to stop at the Cinnamon Recreation Site, as honestly, we did not know that it existed as the guide to BC Parks that we had with us … Continue reading

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Fountain Flat Trading Post and Gas Bar

Fountain Flat Trading Post and Gas Bar – Highway 99, 14km north of Lillooet This was a great stop on the way into Lillooet. A bathroom break, tanked up on diesel, and a coffee for me. I’d stop here again…

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