Today, I thought I’d share a couple of travel photos from a trip to Nova Scotia about 10 years ago. In particular, there’s a great little town called Peggy’s Cove, just a little south of Halifax that I want to share with you.
Lighthouse at Peggy’s Cove, N.S.
The classic red-and-white lighthouse is still operated by the Canadian Coast Guard, and is situated on an extensive granite outcrop at Peggy’s Point, immediately south of the village and its cove. This lighthouse is one of the most-photographed structures in Atlantic Canada and one of the most recognizable lighthouses in the world.
Visitors may explore the granite outcrop on Peggy’s Point around the lighthouse; despite numerous signs warning of unpredictable surf (including one on a bronze plaque on the lighthouse itself), several visitors each year are swept off the rocks by waves, sometimes drowning.
The first lighthouse at Peggy’s Cove was built in 1868 and was…
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