Halifax and Titanic
The story of Titanic ’s tragic sinking on April 15, 1912, has been told countless times in films and books, inscribing it into popular culture as perhaps the best-known disaster of all-time. When Titanic went down off the coast of Newfoundland, the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, was the base from which recovery operations were mounted. Eventually, 337 bodies were recovered, the majority of them by ships dispatched from Halifax. Of this total, 128 were buried at sea and 209 were delivered to…
A Vermont Cottage Christmas
Owners Richard McGovern and Jacques Tremblay purchased this cottage in Nova Scotia for $7,000. Then they disassembled it, moved it to Vermont, and painstakingly reassembled it piece-by-piece. These photos share a glimpse inside as the cottage is cozied up for the holidays.We love the warm fireplaces, the simple worn sofa with a throw blanket for snuggling, and the aged woodwork on the staid old farmhouse’s walls. It’s like this home was meant for Christmastime.
Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia
Check out the set: www.flickr.com/photos/whitebeard/sets/72157620410137586/ One of many fine home that are well maintained in this seaside community in Nova Scotia. Not sure if this one is old or new, but I suspect it is of recent vintage. Regardless, it is very well executed.