Chapter 11A: Baie-Comeau, Québec

We have finally arrived in the last province of the tour: Québec! Our first stop was the small city of Baie-Comeau located right along the northern part of the St. Lawrence River before it opens up to the ocean. This drive was long and particularly exhausting because we had torn down the exhibit in the…

Chapter 9C: Riverview, New Brunswick

Our final stop in New Brunswick was in Riverview, a town just outside of Moncton. Our venue, Riverview High School provided us a tight space in the library to set up our exhibit. Thankfully, everything fit through the doorway just fine. However, we had to adjust our layout due to some shelves and desk space…

Chapter 8C: St. Bernard, Nova Scotia

We headed to St. Bernard, Nova Scotia, a very tiny town just a few kilometres from Weymouth for our next stop. We stayed in the lovely Goodwin Hotel in Weymouth which overlooked a small river and basically the entire “downtown” area, which consisted of a few restaurants, a small visitor centre and library. The weather…

Chapter 8B: Antigonish, Nova Scotia

It was sad to depart the beautiful Cape Breton Island, but the drive to Antigonish, NS was lovely. It was nice to witness the autumn colours and still be close to the ocean. Antigonish is home to St. Francis Xavier University and interestingly, their homecoming prevented us from actually staying in town. Instead, we had…

Chapter 8A: Sydney, Nova Scotia

We were worried that our drive to Sydney would be affected by the hurricane down south. Thankfully, we only went through a bit of downpour while driving to the ferry at Port-aux-Basques. It was smooth sailing from there…except for those of us who got a tad sea sick on the ferry. The weather in Sydney…