Left Halifax in my rented Kia "Rio", first delivering the Ravenna 26 harp to a local teacher then heading SW to the "Kiwi Kip Kaboodle" hostel. Visited World Heritage town, Lunenburg, crossed LeHave Inlet on a cable ferry, overnighted in both Port Mouton and Caledonia and crossed over to the Acadian side, sneaking through before the Queens County Fair parade blocked highway #8 for most of a Tuesday afternoon.
Very easy to get lost on Nova Scotian roads as signs are made for locals, and there's various generations of backroads, minor and major highways that intersect, converge and then head off in new directions. Because of the diagonal orientation of the province directional indicators for roads are quite confusing - eg. today I travelled the #2 north, heading west most of the time.
Few tourists with minor roads clear of traffic. Flattish terrain with scrubby trees and all these amazing tidal rivers on the Bay of Fundy side (Acadia and Annapolis valley). Drove from Digby to Parrsboro today in steady rain. Sun promised for tomorrow - Alison