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Val Jalbert historical village
Canada

A day at the Val Jalbert historical village

The Val Jalbert historical village Spend the day at the Val Jalbert historical village, it's also possible to spend the night as a guest or at the campground. By Serge Larose & Elisandra Buges Intro In Discovering Destinations mode, we like to dive into the local culture and food. The Val Jalbert historical village was on a radar for a few years now. We wanted to get to know how people lives in the 1920's in this part of the world.  "Val Jalbert became a park in 1960. With over 70 original abandoned buildings, Val-Jalbert has been described as the best-preserved ghost town in Canada. " Disclosure: This page contains affiliate links, meaning We receive a commission if you decide to

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Sugar Shack
Canada

Day Trip at the Charbonneau Sugar Shack

Sugar Shack fever in Canada Springtime sparks a fever in Canada.  The fever we're talking about is nothing to worry about.  1. It means the weather is warming up which makes most people happy and 2. it also means the production of maple syrup is kicking off and 3. that it's time to visit a Sugar Shack! Read on as you'll see why we recommend Érablière Charbonneau in the Montreal region, 5 suggested activities once you're there and more importantly, a copy of our Vlog embedded from YouTube ! Hope you enjoy. One of the best In the online blog era, we are cognizant there are many Blogs and online posts about maple syrup.  However we wanted to create a

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Veteran's monument
Canada

Discovering Cape Breton

Disclosure: This page contains affiliate links, meaning We receive a commission if you decide to purchase using our links mentioned in this page, however at no additional cost to you. Discovering Canada’s Maritimes Discovering Cape Breton, NS Where : Cape Breton, Nova Scotia Suggested Timeline : Full Day + June 30 – 2018 – Day 6  Crossing Bridge from PEI back to NB – Cape Breton National Park - NS   Getting to Cape Breton from PEI Next day we debated whether to take a ferry or the bridge out of PEI.  We contacted the Ferry and found out they charged a full round trip, regardless if you're coming back to the island.  We decided to take the Confederation Bridge, however cheaper was

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Charlottetown waterfront
Canada

Discovering Charlottetown, PEI

Disclosure: This page contains affiliate links, meaning We receive a commission if you decide to purchase using our links mentioned in this page, however at no additional cost to you. Discovering Canada’s Maritimes Discovering Charlottetown, PEI Where : PEI, Charlottetown Suggested Timeline : 90-120 minutes (+ for the restaurant) June 29 – 2018 – Day 5 (afternoon) After lunch at the Chowder Bar, we drove to Charlottetown (capital of PEI), a small but really charming city. It's interesting architecture style with old style British buildings exudes a fun environment throughout the city.  Getting started First you'll need to secure a parking space. We weren't sure about all the rules, so we parked the car in the center in front of an old

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Lighthouse entrance
Canada

Discovering Point Prim Lighthouse

Disclosure: This page contains affiliate links, meaning We receive a commission if you decide to purchase using our links mentioned in this page, however at no additional cost to you. Discovering Canada’s Maritimes Discovering Point Prim Lighthouse Where : PEI, Point Prim  Suggested Timeline : 45-60 minutes (+ for the restaurant) June 29 – 2018 – Day 5  Point Prim Lighthouse and Chowder Bar Day 5 started off with a grey sky, cold and raining.  For this reason, we took our time getting ready to leave since we weren't in a rush to get wet. We got ready and we drove to Point Prim Lighthouse.  The Lighthouse is located at the end of Point Prim Road and appears to be open during

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Discovering Anne of Green Gables
Canada

Discovering Anne of Green Gables

Disclosure: This page contains affiliate links, meaning We receive a commission if you decide to purchase using our links mentioned in this page, however at no additional cost to you. Discovering Canada’s Maritimes Discovering Anne of Green Gables Where : PEI, Anne of Green Gables  Suggested Timeline : 90-120 minutes + June 28 – 2018 – Day 4  Crossing the Confederation bridge to PEI  FYI : Crossing the Confederation bridge toward PEI is free, you pay on the way out !    As we left Shediac with our bellies full of Lobster, we crossed the bridge and headed to Green Gables Heritage Place. This is the setting for the famous 1908 Canadian novel “Anne of Green Gables”.  11 years ago, Eli’s

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Discovering Shediac
Canada

Discovering Shediac

Disclosure: This page contains affiliate links, meaning We receive a commission if you decide to purchase using our links mentioned in this page, however at no additional cost to you. Discovering Canada’s Maritimes Discovering Shediac Where : New Brunswick, Shediac Welcome Centre  Suggested Timeline : 30-45 minutes June 28 – 2018 – Day 4  Shediak – NB to PEI  Day 4 was to pack, leave Moncton in direction for Prince Edward Island.  We had a small and quick breakfast in a coffee shop in Moncton and we took the road in direction of PEI.  Just before cross the bridge to PEI we stopped in Shediac. It's a small town located really close to the Confederation bridge, the one that links New Brunswick with PEI.

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