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MidCoast Maine – Land of Lobsters and Lighthouses

Story and photos by Jeff and and Stephanie Sylva…… Nothing says “Maine” like lobsters and lighthouses. These are what lured us to Maine’s MidCoast for a four-night stay in Boothbay Harbor, one of Maine’s prettiest coastal towns. The MidCoast & Islands region, with its charming harbor towns and quaint country villages, is home to some of …

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Lunenburg Harbour. Nova Scotia

The Edge of the Sea; Nova Scotia

by Deirdre Frost Like so many individuals, I dreamt of going to a remote maritime destination on the North Atlantic coast. Luckily that was easily possible within a few hours ferry ride and drive from coastal Maine.  First, we drove to Portland, Maine then took the ferry up to  Yarmouth, Nova Scotia for the start …

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Going to Fryeburg Fair

                                       Story and photos by Will A. Davis Some things after 166  years are just old. Some things just keep getting better. The Fryeburg Fair the second largest agricultural fair in the United States is one of the latter. Not only better but bigger and in this case, bigger is better. I first visited the Fair …

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Stonington, Maine: A Vacation Away From The Tourist Crowds

  by Jim Weaver- My wife Barbara and I first discovered Deer Isle, Maine, about twenty five years ago.  I had friends who recommended it and we were interested in experiencing the “real” Maine, not the “tourist” Maine.  We drove most of two days from Philadelphia staying overnight along the way.  When we reached Portland, …

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