Category Archives: Places

The Bawleen

The Bawleen is a beautiful bay enclosed by three islands at the entrance to Spry Habrour about 50 miles east of Halifax. I haven’t found any derivation of the name, but it has the ring of a Scots word, as … Continue reading

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Seals! and Eagles! and Loons! Oh my!

As we have made our way further north and east along the coast of Nova Scotia every place we go is prettier than the last. The geology changes at Halifax. Halifax harbour is actually a fault that separates the solid … Continue reading

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Back in the big city…

We are patiently (not!) waiting for out package of pump parts to clear Canadian Customs. With no way of knowing when the wheels of bureaucracy will finish turning, we have decided that they will get here when they get here, … Continue reading

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And the Natives are Friendly.

Yesterday was one of those perfect days that cruising is just all supposed to be about. The weather was perfect.  Cool morning, sunny warm afternoon without a hint of hot and muggy and, for now, the fog has burned off. … Continue reading

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Sambro Bay

We sailed out of Halifax yesterday with good wind, much of the way. Once we reached the mouth of Halifax Harbour, we sailed most of the rest of the way in thick fog. When you are coming into a new-to-you … Continue reading

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Lots to Report!

To start, Harmonie now has an air force. To give us a new perspective on the world, and to expand our ability to tell a fun story, we have added a small camera drone to our gear set. Hopefully we … Continue reading

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A Capital Idea

Coming up to Washington DC has proven to be a great side trip. The marina is right in the middle of one of DC’s newest growth neighborhoods, and is just a few minutes walk from the National Mall. Five minutes … Continue reading

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