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Oh Canada!! Our Carnival Sunshine NE/Canada review (with pics) 9/3/16

Jamman

Carnival Specialist
Community Sponsor
Looking out of the cove and out to sea…..



I’m feeling nautical right about now…..



Peggy’s Cove Gift Shop…..



Here are a few coastline views…..







To be continued…..
 

Jamman

Carnival Specialist
Community Sponsor
The fog is rolling in again…..



The sound of bagpipes added to the overall atmosphere…..



A couple more Lighthouse pictures…..





The Restaurant, Gift Shop, and huge boulders…..





To be continued…..
 

Jamman

Carnival Specialist
Community Sponsor
Still another warning sign…..



I’m holding up the Lighthouse…..



Here’s another view of the Lighthouse…..



Here’s a map of Peggy’s Cove…..



Soon it was time to get back on the bus and head back to Halifax. This was our bus driver Jed…..



Here is another view of the William deGarthe sculpture as we left the village of Peggy’s Cove…..



To be continued…..
 

Jamman

Carnival Specialist
Community Sponsor
We took a different route on the return trip to Halifax, driving along the coast of St. Margaret’s Bay. We passed the Swissair Flight 111 memorial, but we were going too fast to get a good picture. Here are a few coastline views…..





Around 45 minutes later we were back at the Halifax Seaport. Patti and I enjoyed the trip to Peggy’s Cove, but agree that it’s a been there, done that, kind of thing.



The Halifax Seaport Farmers Market…..



In the nearby Plaza is a statue of Samuel Cunard…..





To be continued…..
 

Jamman

Carnival Specialist
Community Sponsor
Here are a couple of views of the Rotterdam docked in Halifax…..





We are going to have lunch at Murphy’s on the waterfront. We will need to take the Harbourwalk to get there…….





Just our luck, a rickshaw and driver are available to take us there. You can’t beat the price at $5 per person!





To be continued…..
 

Jamman

Carnival Specialist
Community Sponsor
Our rickshaw ride continues……







We can remember Kevin and Ryan climbing on there when they were kids…..



We are passing the Maritime Museum……



Here is a view of the SS Arcadia…..



To be continued…..
 

Jamman

Carnival Specialist
Community Sponsor
We have made it to Murphy’s…..





Theodore Too is docked here…..



The Ferry Terminal is right next door…..



Into Murphy’s we go…..





To be continued…..
 

Jamman

Carnival Specialist
Community Sponsor
We chose to sit out on the Patio. It’s out this way…..



This is the Patio…..



Our much needed drinks have arrived……





For lunch Patti had the fish and chips, and cake bites for dessert. I had the bacon wrapped scallops, a lobster roll, and an apple crisp for dessert. Everything was tasty. Between courses Patti would get up and take some pictures. The Harbour Hopper goes by us…..



An excursion boat, the Harbour Queen, has just pulled in…..



To be continued…..
 

Jamman

Carnival Specialist
Community Sponsor
Here is a view of the lighthouse on St. Georges Island in the harbor…..



The Rotterdam and Carnival Sunshine are docked in the distance…..



The Greenpeace ship, the Arctic Sunrise is docked next to Murphy’s…..



A Segway tour passes by the Patio……





After we finished our lunch we asked for a cab and were driven back to the ship. Again, it was only $10 for the two of us…..



To be continued…..
 

Jamman

Carnival Specialist
Community Sponsor
After the cab dropped us off, I went right back to the ship, while Patti wanted to browse the shops in the terminal building. She got back on board about 45 minutes later.

After a stop at the cabin, I made my up to the Red Frog Rum Bar for a few Thirsty Frog Reds before we sailed. This is the hallway outside of our cabin…..



Patti joined me up on Deck 10 for our sail away. As we are waiting to sail back to New York a bagpiper plays for us…..





We have sailed from Pier 21…..





Here is the statue of Samuel Cunard in the Plaza that I showed you earlier…..



To be continued…..
 

Jamman

Carnival Specialist
Community Sponsor
Since we were going to circle St. Georges Island before heading out to sea, we were able to get some great views of the Waterfront area as we sailed by…..













To be continued…..
 

Jamman

Carnival Specialist
Community Sponsor
Another Waterfront view…..



That’s Murphy’s Restaurant and the Patio where we ate lunch today…..





The Naval Yard in Halifax…..



The Deck 10 smoking area…..





To be continued…..
 

Jamman

Carnival Specialist
Community Sponsor
We have now sailed around St. Georges Island, and are now heading out to sea. Goodbye Halifax!!













To be continued……
 

Jamman

Carnival Specialist
Community Sponsor
We made our way down to the Lobby Bar for a few drinks before getting ready for dinner. Here are a few views looking up the Atrium…..





Tonight we are back in the Sunrise Dining Room for the second Elegant Night dinner. Here is tonight’s menu…..



To start, Patti had the crab cake and a Caesar salad without anchovies! Lol. For her main she had the teriyaki salmon…..





For my starter I had the stuffed mushrooms…..



To be continued……
 

Jamman

Carnival Specialist
Community Sponsor
For my mains I had the grilled jumbo shrimp and the stuffed peppers…..





Here is tonight’s dessert menu…..



Patti had butter pecan ice cream and I had the key lime mousse, which again was very bland and tasteless.

Just wanted to mention that we brought another bottle of our own wine to dinner tonight, and again we were not charged a corkage fee.

After dinner, Patti went to check pictures at Pixels, check our emails, then wanted to get a head start on our packing.

I went to the SkyBox Sports Bar to watch some of the Denver/ Carolina football game and play blackjack for a while.

Here is tonight’s turn down service, and our invitations to tomorrow’s VIFP Party…..







Coming up next: Our final sea day, debarkation, and final thoughts