Halifax Parade of Lights is exciting event held every November

Parade of lights is an annual event in Halifax, NS sponsored by local paper Chronicle Herald. Many local businesses participate to make this an unforgettable event for kids and families. Also, know as holiday parade of lights it takes place around November 18 each year. The days are already very short and it gets dark […]

Visit Kentville, NS and see amazing pumpkin people

Pumpkin people festival is an amazing display of  straw people with pumpkin heads that decorate streets of Kentville before Halloween. This fall festival is free of charge and draws lots of visitors to the area. Town of Kentville has more information including a map the the pumpkin people displays. There are many other activities listed […]

Giant pumpkin regatta draws big crowds in Windsor, NS

After you enjoyed pumpkin parade, walked around Haliburton House estate and had lunch now will be the time for the highlight of the day – giant pumpkin regatta. The race takes place every year in early October at the Pisiquid lake in Windsor, NS. More details can be found at the Tourism Nova Scotia site. […]

Take a road trip to historic Haliburton House this fall

Fall is wonderful in Atlantic Canada and especially in Nova Scotia. The air is clear and crisp and the trees display amazing colors. It is a great time to be outdoors and enjoy the nature. Haliburton House is a historic home and estate that is open to visitors  and is charming in the autumn. The […]

See world largest pumpkins at annual parade in Windsor, NS

Windsor, Nova Scotia is a beautiful small town about 50km south west of Halifax. Each October very special events happen here – giant pumpkin parade. The Dill family farm is famous for growing world largest pumpkins. They are so big that people started carving them and making into pumpkin boats. The Dill farm  claims to […]

RMS Queen Mary 2 enters Halifax harbour on 175-th Cunard Line anniversary

RMS Queen Mary 2 is a beautiful cruise liner and a flagship of Cunard Line. FPImages presents 25 ship pictures as she enters Halifax, NS, Canada harbour for 175-th Cunard Line anniversary on July 10, 2015. This cruise began on July 4 in Liverpool, UK to commemorate first regular transatlantic voyage between England and North […]

Nova Scotia winter storm is a great chance to take beautiful winter pictures

Nova Scotia winter of 2015 turned out to be one of the snowiest winters in recent years. It was also a winter that had sustained temperatures below freezing and that caused a lot of snow accumulations over time. Usually Nova Scotia winters have many freeze and thaw cycles that allow snow to melt away and […]

New Year’s Day Reception at Government House in Halifax, Nova Scotia

New Year’s Day reception is an annual tradition in Canada, that Queen’s representatives provide for general public. This reception is also known as New Year’s Day Levee and can be traced back to 16-th century. Nowadays, this is a great opportunity to visit Government House and shake hands with Lieutenant Governor. New Year’s Day reception […]

Visiting Lieutenant governor residence is a rare opportunity to see Halifax’s famous landmark

Lieutenant governor residence in Halifax, Nova Scotia is also known as Government house. It is an official residence of the Queen’s representative in this province of Canada. The role of lieutenant governor these days is mostly ceremonial and symbolic. The government house hosts receptions for Royal visitors and other high-ranking government officials. Lieutenant governor residence […]

Watch Native American Fancy Dance and learn about Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Culture

Native American fancy dance is a traditional and colorful dance performed at many pow-wows across North America. Native American people living in Nova Scotia, Canada are known as Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq first nation. Visiting annual powwow must be on the list of things to do in Nova Scotia. It is a great family trip idea […]

Enjoy Nova Scotia Hiking Trails and take amazing winter wonderland pictures

Nova Scotia hiking trails are great in winter season and will delight you with beautiful winter wonderland pictures. Visiting Nova Scotia hiking trails in winter season requires careful planning. To plan a trip you have to check on weather, road conditions, accessibility of the hiking trail. If hiking alone it is a good idea to […]

Nova Scotia Attractions visit historic Fort Anne

One of the oldest famous landmarks in Canada Fort Anne must be on everyone’s list of things to do in Nova Scotia. French explorers founded Port Royal and fought many battles with the British over this piece of land. Annapolis Royal is a beautiful small town and is easy to get to from Halifax, Nova […]

Explore Nova Scotia attractions and peresrvation of Acadian heritage

Nova Scotia is known as Canada’s playground. Rightfully so. Nova Scotia attractions include lots of outdoor adventures – hiking, sailing, surfing. There are many national and provincial parks with camping facilities. Nova Scotia also has many historic places and museums, like replica of Acadian house in Annapolis Royal. Acadia was the name for this region […]

Spring flowers at botanical gardens, 15 pictures of flowers

Botanical gardens are very special places to visit especially when its time to bloom for spring flowers. Find a botanical garden nearby, plan a trip and take your camera to take great pictures of flowers. If your road trip ideas include being in Nova Scotia, then  historic botanical gardens at Annapolis Royal must be on […]

Historic Botanical Gardens in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada

Historic botanical gardens of Annaplois Royal, Nova Scotia offer a nice walk and are delight to anyone interested in nature. Annapolis Royal is about 3 hours drive from Halifax. Plan a trip to this area and you can also enjoy other Nova Scotia attractions: Fort Anne, Kejimkujik National park, Upper Clements park. You can also […]

Nova Scotia Hiking Trails, 10 Forest Pictures

Nova Scotia hiking trails are a great opportunity to get outside and replenish your photo gallery with nature pictures. If you are looking for things to do in Nova Scotia, plan a trip and include a walk through beautiful Nova Scotia forest. Hiking trails may take you to see the ocean, river or waterfall, there […]

Identify and Take Abstract Images During Hiking, 12 Abstract Art Images

Hiking trail is usually a place where you take scenic nature pictures, waterfalls pictures or pictures of wildlife. However, if you keep your eyes open and pay attention to details, you can find a lot of subjects suitable for abstract art or industrial images. FPImages is sharing a series of black and white photos taken […]

Nova Scotia Hiking Trails with Waterfall – Delaps Cove, 10 waterfall pictures

Delaps Cove hiking trail following the Bay of Fundy coast is scenic and picturesque. There are two trails there and the one FPImages is writing about in this post is called Bohaker trail. Bohaker trail ends up in the cove with the same name. That is the place where Nova Scotia forest comes to Bay […]

Nova Scotia Hiking Trails with Waterfall – Delaps Cove, 15 nature pictures

Province of Nova Scotia outdoor adventures has many hiking trails with waterfall. Delaps Cove hiking trail is one of them. Located close to beautiful Annapolis Royal, Delaps Cove hiking trails with waterfall is a must for anyone who wants to plan a trip in this area. There are two hiking trails here – Bohaker trail […]

Nova Scotia Hiking Trails with Waterfall – Dawson Brook Falls

Nova Scotia hiking trail to Dawson Brook Falls is very close to Halifax and is easy and short. If you plan a trip to Halifax, Nova Scotia this season, think about exploring great outdoor adventures this province has to offer. Nova Scotia hiking trails are plenty and many of these trails will reward you with […]

Nova Scotia hiking trails with waterfalls – Millet Falls, waterfall pictures

Nova Scotia hiking trail that leads to Millet Falls starts as a gravel road at first. When you reach an open area with a large pine tree to the right of that tree hiking trail winds through the forest. Relatively large forest road to the left of pine tree goes along the Mint River upstream, […]

Nova Scotia hiking trails with waterfalls – Millet Falls, nature pictures

Nova Scotia, Canada has many hiking trails with waterfalls. Looking for things to do in Nova Scotia? Plan a trip and think about outdoor adventures in this province. There are many rivers and lakes in Nova Scotia forests and many waterfalls, making it great for outdoor adventures enthusiast. To see waterfall and take outdoor pictures, […]

Martgaretsville lighthouse and Nictaux Falls – exploring Nova Scotia

Margaretsville lighthouse is a scenic spot on Bay of Fundy shores of Nova Scotia, Canada. Many visitors come to see beautiful Annapolis Valley in Nova Scotia and they usually visit main points of interest such as Annapolis Royal, Kentville, Grand Pre, Briar Island. However, there are many more small places to explore and enjoy scenic […]

Bald Eagles annual watch at Sheffield Mills

Bald eagles annual watch happens every year when hundreds of bald eagles come to Sheffield Mills, Nova Scotia from fall to spring. The best months to watch these magnificent birds are January and February. Sheffield Mills is a community about 1 hour drive from Halifax. There are a lot of poultry  farms in the area […]

Annual Pow-wow of Native Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq event not to miss

Nova Scotia M’ikmaq Native American people are indigenous to the Maritime  provinces of Canada. This photo story showcases the 2009 Powwow at Dartmouth commons. Each year location can vary and Doers & Dreamers guide is a good place to start plan a trip. Dartmouth commons was a great location with easy access and nice picture […]

Celebrating Canada Day at Halifax Citadel and waterfront

Canada Day is a very important holiday for all Canadians. In Halifax, Nova Scotia one of the major event of this day is Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo parade.  There are several options of what to do after the parade. One can visit Public Gardens and relax there after the noisy crowds. Visitors can continue […]

Canada Day Royal Nova Scotia international tattoo parade

Canada Day is July 1 and it is celebrated across the country. Each year Halifax, being largest city on Canada’s east coast presents Royal Nova Scotia Tattoo parade. Parade follows Spring Garden road – main downtown street in Halifax and then goes around the Citadel via Brunswick street. The parade starts around 10 am and […]

Tall ships display their beauty at Parade of Sail in Halifax Harbour

Large sailing tall ship under full sail is one of the most beautiful sights in the world. And when there are about 50 tall ships sailing by then it is a real treat for spectators. This is exactly what people came to enjoy on July 20, 2009 during Tall Ships Halifax Parade of Sail along […]

Bark Kruzenstern visiting Halifax Harbour during Tallships 2009

Barque Kruzenstern is one of the largest sailing ships in the world. Black hull is a feature unique to this vessel. The ship was built in 1926, Germany. Technical data:  length: 114.40 m,  beam: 14.02 m,  sails area : 3,400 sq.m. This sailing vessel visited Halifax during Tallships 2009 race. Some of the photos clearly […]

Annual Victorian Christmas at Halifax Citadel Presented by Parks Canada

Annual Victorian Christmas is organized by Parks Canada and is a re-enactment of traditional Christmas as celebrated by Queen Victoria’s soldiers every year at the end of November. Halifax Citadel is an excellent venue for this event. It is also a great opportunity to photograph unique setting and capture the atmosphere of a long gone […]

Scenic beauty of Halifax Public Gardens

Halifax Public Gardens are located right in downtown Halifax, largest city on Atlantic coast of Canada. This park provides haligonians with a nice green retreat within the city. It is a nice place to spend lunch break, have a picnic, read a book or simply relax on the bench. There is a gazebo with a […]

Nova Scotia Road Trip Ideas Include visit to historic Shelburne

Nova Scotia road trip ideas are easy to find and plan if you use Doers & Dreamers guide. Town of Shelburne  is about 3 hours drive from Halifax, NS, Canada. Its waterfront district has many old buildings  creating fill and look of 18-th century and is a great location for architectural photography. In fact many […]

Fort Point Lighthouse park in Liverpool Nova Scotia

Liverpool is a small town in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada. It is situated in the region known locally as South Shore that has lots of picturesque lighthouses. About half way from Halifax to Yarmouth, Liverpool is a good destination for a road trip and to stop and have a break. Plan a trip […]

Tall Ships Atlantic Challenge 2009

All of the photos in this series were taken during Tall Ships Halifax 2009. It was the start of Atlantic Challenge Race last leg from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada to Belfast, Ireland. This was also one of the best tall ships gatherings in years. This race was a joint venture between Sail Training International and Tall […]