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. […]

View Atlantic city powerboats race from the famous boardwalk for free

Atlantic City has a great location for boat shows and powerboats racing. Boat shows usually happen in the Gardner basin by the Golden Nugget casino. Borgata and Harrah’s casinos are close by. These three casinos in the Gardner basin are still open and are doing quite well. The casinos on the boardwalk are less successful […]

A day trip to Anadolu Kavagi on a ferry is a great way to explore Bosphorus

Istanbul, Turkey is a great city that spans two continents Europe and Asia. Istanbul is very popular with tourists from around the world because of its historic past. There are many famous landmarks in this city, some from Roman and Byzantine times, some from Ottoman period. If you already visited Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi […]

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 […]

Museum ship Great Britain – proud piece of maritime history

Museum ship Great Britain represents an important period in maritime history. 1800s were exciting times in Britain industrial history. Changes were happening in manufacturing – substitution of hand labor by machines, wood for steel, horse power for steam and coal energy. It was a time of great engineers. One such personality was Isambard Kingdom Brunel […]

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 […]

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 […]