This cairn configuration reminds me of a robot or one of the old Saturday morning cartoons when rocks took human form and a superhero needed to come and save the day. Advertisements
There appears to be a tradition at Peggy’s Cove for people to pile rocks on top of rocks creating rock castle villages. In the US Southwest, the configurations are called Cairns and are frequently used to mark trails and guide people on hikes. This one, in shape and configuration, reminds me of my beloved Delicate…
The see is mesmerizing. I can sit for hours enjoying her song, basking in her breeze, watching the waves caress the rocky shore and not grow bored. Her vastness, her emptiness appeals to my need for extended periods of solitude.
Our first morning in Nova Scotia, we drove a winding road to Peggy’s Cove, popular tourist destination. It was right on the ocean with a refreshing breeze and waves lapping the shore. The centerpiece is this lighthouse which was in process of being repainted.
This was truly a magnificent sailboat. The wood was polished glossy. I’m not much of a boating guy save for fishing but I would gladly have spent a month on the water in this baby.
We stayed on the boardwalk until the sun was dropping low on the horizon. This picture was taking looking toward the sun with the large boats in the foreground
We arrived in Halifax around dinner time and headed down to the boardwalk for dinner followed by a nice relaxing walk. The swooping clouds caught the setting sun making for a memorable first night in Canada. It was the only time during the trip that we saw this type of cloud formation.