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Unsafe Harbour

Why yes, random sign. I concur that the harbor does appear to be dangerous. If the piles of stuff on the ground are any indication, anyway.

Whale Cove, Nova Scotia
photographed 7.28.2015

Harbor, from lighthouse

The lighthouse in Two Harbors is part of a set of museums operated by the county historical society; you can pay ten bucks a person and get to see all of them. That seemed like a pretty good deal so we went for it. The nice lady at the cash register had some sort of technical problem, resulting in our museum passes costing -$50,000. Sadly, she fixed the error before we got the 50K.

But anyway, we were in, and climbed up inside the lighthouse as far as permitted, which gave us a porthole-shaped view of the harbor.

And then, on our way out the nice lady at the cash register asked if we’d seen the ships – one leaving the port and the other coming in. It was, she said, the first time in 36 years she’d seen such a sight. Two ships! At once! How lucky for us!

Later the Patient Spouse said he thought that seeing two ships was surely a common thing, citing her first attempt at figuring out the entrance fee as a reason to doubt her veracity. I guess I see his point.

Two Harbors, Minnesota
photographed 9.23.2019

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