CA, Nova Scotia: The Fortress of Louisbourg, the place where the past is present

Friends or foes? The guard took us by surprise, blocking up the entrance.

Huh?..

Where are you coming from?

From Toronto, was our short answer.

No enemies are allowed inside!!

He suddenly started laughing, definitely by the look of our faces. A second later it struck me this is French land.. such a welcoming people LOL

Fortress of Louisbourg
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CA, Nova Scotia: Louisbourg – Digby – Annapolis Basin

The following day, once in the tiny and cozy town of Louisbourg, we spent the early evening at the little hidden beach that reminded us of our merry times in our 20’s. When you can grab a blanket and a guitar, and your bunch of friends. When the laugh and the glee were the only care one can have.
After that we spent some time shopping in the little family stores full of crafts, and antique pieces of local art.
We saved the major destination: the fortress, where “The past is present”, as the city states itself, for the next day.fortress Continue reading