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Escaping Winter of 2017

In summer/fall of 2017 Meg and I got trapped in Nova Scotia with Canada refusing to issue me a Travel Document. After a reporter spooked the Canadian government department responsible, I was issued the document in a matter of hours. We escaped the winter in the nick of time, saving our lives and our ship.

Here are some photographs from that wild run down North America's East Coast.

 

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On the way to Nova Scotia, we are caught in a storm.
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Approaching Halifax, the thick fog starts to clear.
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Waiting for the travel document to be issued in Halifax (our sixth application attempt), we give it the good old college try at being tourists.
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The enigmatic and always picturesque, Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia.
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I (Elena) am finally allowed to travel. The travel document has been issued, and delivered to the member of Parliament's office. We are planning for our battle, before departure from Halifax. It is already, November.
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A storm on the Nova Scotia coast, right before our departure. Peggy's Cove lighthouse.
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Making a dash for Cape Cod from Cape Sable Island. No pictures of the crossing follow as we were preoccupied with surviving the raging North Atlantic in November.
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Swamps in North Carolina, along the intracoastal waterway, are particularly serene and inviting.
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Winter and freezing temperatures catch-up with us on the intracoastal waterway in North Carolina.
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Elena, freezing at the helm in South Carolina, cries, "Savannah or bust!"
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We were finally pinned down by a freak ice storm in Georgia.
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Eventually, Bahamas! This is an actual, real, unretouched photograph.
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Snorkeling in Bahamas. A lion fish hides among coral.
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Elena, snorkeling in the Berry island chain, Bahamas.

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