A Ferry Tale…

Once upon a time, in a land far away, dreaming of snow capped mountains and oceans and awesome sights and cities in North America was just that – a dream. But, along came a fairy godmother who said, “why don’t you buy a motorhome and see the wondrous sights we have all around us.”  And, our dream came true…  

In the almost three years since we have been travelling, the coach has been on eight ferries – seven of them in British Columbia and one in Nova Scotia. The shortest was on Highway 6 to Vernon, BC (enroute to Kelowna).  The ride was 5 minutes and the cost – free!

We are about to embark on our longest trip on 3 ferries, over 3 days and 2 nights, travelling 390 nautical miles or 721 km’s.  There’s something exciting, romantic and relaxing about travelling this way.   This is our ferry tale adventure story.
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It’s all about boats!

We left Halifax heading 190 miles to Yarmouth, NS with a short stop in Lunenburg for some lunch and some ‘quick’ sightseeing. The town, seeped in history and beautiful colonial architecture, was designated a UNESCO world heritage site in 1995. The historic core of the town is also a National Historic Site of Canada. The Lunenburg shipbuilding yards specialized in fishing schooners – the most famous built in 1921 – The Bluenose.

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