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Eastern Shore Photo Tour
"Journey along the coast that is often forgot about when people think of Halifax Nova Scotia - the stunning Eastern Shore!Just north and east from downtown along the Atlantic coast is the historic Eastern Shore with mesmerizing coastal landscapes historic Acadian villages fisherman at work throughout the morning and cold weathered surfers dancing on waves all along the coast.We will have this area all to yourselves with your local photographer pointing out the best spots for taking pictures and helping you make the most of your camera or device. We will maps movies and photographs courtesy of the NS Archives.A few of the spots we may visit include
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Peggy's Cove Morning Light Photo Tour
"Embark on a photography excursion to Peggy's Cove one of Canada's most iconic sites with the beautiful dawn rising up over the North Atlantic. Your driver will pick you up in a stylish 11-passenger Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van and head to the majestic Peggy's Cove Preservation Area. Your photographer guide will reveal the best hid share insights on making the most of your camera and showcase some of the rich history of the area through archival images maps movies and photographs purchased from the Nova Scotia Archives. Throughout the morning you will explore the lighthouse area
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Half-Day Trip to Montmorency Falls and Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré from Quebec
"Your countryside half-day trip follows Avenue Royale through the traditional villages and farms of the Beaupre Coast. On your tour the entertaining commentary provided by your bilingual guide will help re-create the tranquil pace and way of life of bygone years. The half-day tour includes stops of 35/45 minutes each at Montmorency Falls and the basilica of Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré with a short detour to the western tip of the Island of Orleans to visit the Chocolaterie. Other highlights include the Albert Gilles Copper Art Museum and Chez Marie's bread oven.""""Explore the beautiful countryside surrounding Quebec City on a half-day sightseeing tour to magnificent Montmorency Falls - higher than Niagara Falls - and the pilgrimage shrine of Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré. With a choice of morning or afternoon tours you'll see Quebec's spectacular countryside and visit interesting sites along the way."title=Half-Day+Trip+Highlights&1=Half-day+trip+to+Montmorency+Falls+and+Ste-Anne-de-Beaupr%A9&2=See+Quebec%27s+spectacular+countryside+and+Beaupre+Coast&3=Visit+the+Isle+of+Orleans+chocolaterie%2C+Albert+Gilles+Copper+Art+Museum+and+Chez+Marie%27s+brea
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More Local Customs in St. John's

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Buskers

If its a nice day and your walking around the George and Water Street Areas you will see the occassional busker.This guy is as local as your going to find playing the accordian. A popular local...
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Becoming an Honouryary member to the city/state

When you visit the city or the Island of Newfoundland, there is a local custom to make visiters welcome. It is a drink called Screech. I was taken by my friend who lives there to one of the bars that...
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Newfie Jokes

You have to be sensative these days about using the word Newfie, it is not politically correct anymore, however in any event Newfoundlanders are famous for the Newfie joke book because thoughout...
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Newfie Jokes Number 2

A Newfoundlander walks into a bar in Halifax, orders three drafts of Keith's and sits in the back of the room, drinking a sip out of each one in turn. When he finishes them, he comes back to the bar...
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Newfoundland Beer

There is a local brewery in St. John's called the Quidi Vidi Brewing Company.You can try their variety of beers and get a tour of the facilities. The brewery is located in a very picturesque section...
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Probably the most traditional meal?!?

People in Newfoundland and Labrador have traditional dined on fresh seal meat now for a very long time!!!If you are in St. John's in the spring time and are daring enough, drive to the water front and...
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Kiss a Cod or...

I had heard about the Screeching In ceremony before travelling to Newfoundland. This is where newcomers to the island drink a shot of Screech and then kiss a cod fish in order to become true...
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Screech!!!

We found this out by being on the whale tour. We wanted to know about the drink "Screech" which is supposed to be a local drink of St. John's. Our guide told us that basically it is made out of...
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Bus cafe

On the waterfrong of the city of St. John's there is or was a red double decker bus fitted out as a tiny coffee shop. I don't know if it's still there now. You can actually sit inside and in summer...
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Newfoundland is such a unique...

Newfoundland is such a unique environment. The most important cultural tips which might be stated are: Nobody dresses up, fancy restaurants are few and far between, and grumpy natives don't exist....
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Not everything is as it...

Not everything is as it appears. Be mindful of where you are and avoid the shallow mistake of judging someone based on what they look like. The people of the area include a diverse mix of cultural...
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Top Hotels in St. John's

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5 Beck's Cove, Box 208, St. John's, A1C 6H1, Canada
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131 Duckworth Street, St. John's, A1C 1E9, Canada
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120 New Gower Street, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, A1C 6K4, Canada
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115 Cavendish Square, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, A1C 5W8, Canada
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2 Hill O'Chips, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, A1C 6B1, Canada
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180 Portugal Cove Rd., St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, A1B 2N2, Canada
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Top Things to Do in St. John's

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The Harbor

Leaving from Pier 7 in St Johns Harbour, this boat tour takes you out of the inner harbour in St John's out to the open bay and circles around a few Icebergs that have settled in the area. Boat trip...
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Signal Hill

Geological Interactive museum located on the road up to Signal hill. Learn about rock formations, world weather, oil drilling , mining etc. Lots of interactive displays, short movies etc. Not for the...
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Downtown

Buskers are relatively new in Newfoundland and Labrador. I seen a little of the 2nd Annual Festival on August 5, 2007. I didn't realize why there was so much activity when I arrived downtown and it...
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St. John the Baptist Church

This very impressive religious building is located along Military Road which is on top of the hill which St John's is located. It dominates the St John's skyline and cannot be missed when you are...
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Quidi Vidi

Check Out the Quidi Vidi Garden Party, which is an annual event. Visit Mallard Cottege and the Quidi Vidi Inne of Olde; walk on the scenic trails, explore Quidi Vidi Battery ( refurbished to circa...
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The Rooms

From www.therooms.ca: "mmerse yourself in our culture at Newfoundland and Labrador’s newest public cultural space. It’s the place where it all comes together—our history, heritage and artistic...
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Top 5 St. John's Writers

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jamiesno

"Welcome to St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador!"
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crummey

"Old St. John's"
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victorwkf

"St John's - Oldest City in North America"
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tvor

"I'll Come Where You're At"
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frankcanfly

"St.John's, Newfoundland - City of Legends"
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