Posts from ‘June, 2016’

History, Harbours and Bagpipes!

When visiting Halifax, the Citadel is always an obvious choice for a tour and this particular tour was a memorable one.  We arrived in time for the noon gun ceremony which our young, visually impaired client thoroughly enjoyed – especially when the pipes began to play. Being a piper himself, he spent about an hour […]

Whirlwind Maritime Tour

Leaving from Halifax, the first stop on our five-day tour was in Truro at the Millbrook Cultural and Heritage Centre.  Here, we learned about the Mi’kmaq people and enjoyed the superb multimedia presentation and exhibits. Following a scenic drive to Cape Breton, we stopped for lunch and a view at the Cove Motel, prior to […]

Who knew?

I recently had the pleasure of touring a wonderful family around our great Province.  During our chats, I discovered they were Jewish so shared a ‘little known’ story with them.  I want to share it with you also.  The following was written by Michael Steinitz in 1998 about a tiny community in Cape Breton called […]

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