Tuesday, July 06, 2010

We also stopped in Lunenburg

Lunenburg, Nova Scotia must be one of the coolest places on earth. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site, first settled in 1753.

It's also the home port of the Bluenose 2, a replica of Canada's famous racing schooner, the one featured on our dime. It wasn't in port on Saturday, but I've seen it several times, so that was fine.
There are fish sculptures hanging from the utility poles, an homage to the town's fishing heritage.

Best of all, Lunenburg is known for "the preservation of its distinctive domestic architecture." That means that Lunenburg is house porn central. The dormer that sticks out over the front door is an architectural feature unique to the area, known as the "Lunenburg bump."

I love Lunenburg!
I never get tired of visiting.