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Shore Excursions: Explore Canada and New England

Shore Excursions: Explore Canada and New England

Fall foliage season in Canada and New England is in full swing, and right now ms Maasdam, ms Eurodam and ms Veendam are there exploring the region. What better way to see the emerald, golden and ruby hues of the foliage than from the deck of a cruise ship. Reaching from New York to Gaspe,…   read more of “Shore Excursions:…”

A Beautiful Day at Peggy’s Cove

A Beautiful Day at Peggy’s Cove

Thanks to HAL guests and 3-Star Mariners, Robert and Linda Yeoman, for sending in this great photo and post. Every stop on this cruise was beautiful but none more so than Peggy’s Cove in Nova Scotia. Here is a lovely picture of my wife enjoying the sights. — Robert and Linda Yeoman, 3-Star Mariners

Eurodam Goes Wine Tasting

Eurodam Goes Wine Tasting

Here is a great picture from Halifax . We sent our wine attendants and a few friends on a great tour of the Canadian wineries. As the cellar master Tony wrote, “Many long-time wine attendants had an opportunity to see a vineyard, de-stemmer and press up-close”. It was a great day for all. Julie Seidel…   read more of “Eurodam Goes Wine…”

Exploring Lunenberg, Nova Scotia

Exploring Lunenberg, Nova Scotia

Lunenberg is billed as the prettiest town in Nova Scotia. It is indeed an artist’s palette of colors, Benjamin Moore would be proud. It’s a fishing town, of course, that used to be a boat building town, however the only boat being built now is a replica of the Bluenose, a sailing schooner. Once finished,…   read more of “Exploring…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Pretty in Pink

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Pretty in Pink

This pink home in Lunenberg, Nova Scotia, is said to be haunted but it is presently inhabited by folks who say that periodically they can hear music being played. Joanne Gardner Future Cruise Consultant ms Maasdam

Kayaking in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Kayaking in Halifax, Nova Scotia

With great trepidation about the weather, eight of us set out to go sea kayaking in Halifax. It’s about a 45 minute ride to the outfitter’s through the delightful countryside. Despite the chill and lack of sun we arrived to find glass-smooth water awaiting us. The clarity of the water was amazing as you can…   read more of “Kayaking in…”