Well, it’s good to be home.
It was a wonderful epic vacation full of fun and discovery but when all is said and done – there’s no place like home. Throughout the trip there were too many memorable moments to list but I’ll throw out some of the highlights. A Top 10 List, if you will.
1 – Fireflies – On our first night camping in the all but flooded
3 – The
7 – Peggy’s Cove – I’m a moron but I didn’t know that Peggy’s Cove was a tourist spot. Okay, I’ve already admitted I’m a moron – can we move on. I loved the place – as did my son who adventured among the rocks – His quote of the day: “I’m as nimble as a mountain goat…and twice as fast!” It was spectacular and the crashing waves were really something. I’m a little disappointed that I neglected to take a picture of the modern sign warning against venturing too close to the water – basically it reads “Please exercise caution when approaching the sea etc. etc.” Very politically correct and bland – much more poetic is the old sign, cast in bronze and bolted to the rocks.
If you can’t read the inscription it goes like this:
Injury and death have rewarded careless sight seers here
The ocean and rocks are treacherous
Savour the sea from a distance
Marvelous – fairly warned be thee, says I.
9 – The
I guess I can’t leave
Anyway – just an observation.
10 – There really is no place like home. Our vacation together as a family was priceless but all of us were more than ready to see the bridge on
We were home…safe at home.