|Sea Caves near Lunenburg|
We stayed 2 nights, although, we never went ashore. The fog lifted during the day and the deserted barbell shaped island had some nice beaches to explore. Bill was working on boat projects and the dinghy was stowed on deck. It's a lot of work to launch. If we expect rough seas in open water, we bring it back aboard again...more work...
But I regretted missing some good exploring and exercise.
Anyway, the next day was calm and sunny as we motored around the shallows and treacherous sandbars around Cape Sable. (Sable means sand in French). The lighthouse was built after many wrecks. The final disaster was on a dark and stormy winter night in 1860 when the Hungarian, a passenger ship en route from Ireland to Maine foundered, the costing more than 200 lives.
|Cape Sable Light|
|Fishing boat at West Head Harbor|
Since June 14th, we visited Ontario, Quebec, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. Each has its own special spirit and we enjoyed every one of them. Canada had been wonderful and we were sorry to leave. The next day, August 2nd, we started our 160 nm overnight passage back to the USA, destination Rockland, ME.