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My Bookish Cruise Vacation, Part 1: Boston, Ship, and Saint John

Our first stop after sailing off from Boston was Saint John, New Brunswick.

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We went to the Saint John Free Public Library which was like Disneyland for me. I was definitely in my happy place. Its Central Library, located inside Market Square, is apparently Canada’s oldest public library founded in 1883. The exterior was beautiful. (Read my bookish recap of Saint John here.)

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Night walk

Early morning

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During one of our days at sea, there was supposedly a whale sighting or two. I didn’t see an actual whale but I saw water spouts.

Our next stop in Canada was Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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We went on an excursion. First to Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site…

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…where we found a cozy little coffee shop where I got a maple latte…

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…but my favorite was that in this tiny town in this one street were three bookstores! (Unfortunately, one didn’t open until later in the afternoon.)

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Click on the image to read my bookish recap of Lunenburg.

After a brief stop to learn about how maple syrup is made…,

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…we headed to Peggy’s Cove. We couldn’t have asked for a better day to be there!

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It was great to visit Canada. But before we knew it, it was time to head back to the States!

 

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