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  • Owl’s Head Transportation Museum

    Published: 23/11/2016
    The Owls Head Transportation Museum is a half-hour drive south of Belfast, near Rockland, Maine. We visited on the recommendation of our friend Matt Baker. It seemed unlikely to James that a world-cla ... Read more
    Source: mvdirona.com
  • Southwest Harbor to Belfast

    Published: 21/11/2016
    We departed Southwest Harbor for Belfast in a fog so thick we could barely see 100 yards in front of us. We ran at six knots with our big floodlights lit all around and the fog horn sounding. Dodging ... Read more
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  • Southwest Harbor, Maine

    Published: 20/11/2016
    The Hinckley company was founded at Southwest Harbor, Maine in 1928 and continues to operate there today. We spent two excellent weeks there at Dysart’s Great Harbor Marina, where the docks are ... Read more
    Source: mvdirona.com
  • Acadia Carriage Roads

    Published: 17/11/2016
    Between 1913 and 1940, millionaire philanthropist John D. Rockefeller Jr. built 45 miles of carriage roads on Mt. Desert Island that were closed to automobiles and remain that way today. Rockefeller a ... Read more
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  • Nova Scotia to Maine

    Published: 12/11/2016
    From Lunenburg, Nova Scotia we made a 225-mile overnight run to Southwest Harbor, Maine. We initially were planning to stay at least another night in Lunenburg, but the weather models showed a storm s ... Read more
    Source: mvdirona.com
  • On Board a Canadian Scalloper

    Published: 4/11/2016
    While we were in Lunenberg, Nova Scotia, the crew of a 134-ft scalloper in port for maintenance work gave us a tour of their factory ship. (We were asked not to include boat, crew and company names.) ... Read more
    Source: mvdirona.com
  • Halifax Citadel and Mooseheads

    Published: 24/10/2016
    As soon as we realized that we’d be in town when the Halifax Mooseheads Junior A ice hockey team was playing, we put it on our calendar. It’s been ages since we watched a live hockey game— ... Read more
    Source: mvdirona.com