1. Mind the beach • #tstMoments

Stanhope’s lighthouse keeps you from getting stranded. Pun intended :-)

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    Mind the beach • #tstMoments

    Stanhope’s lighthouse keeps you from getting stranded. Pun intended :-)

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  2. Sun dunes • #tstMoments

The beaches of Prince Edward Island are of the prettiest I’ve seen. No wonder it’s the #1 Beach destination in Canada.

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    Sun dunes • #tstMoments

    The beaches of Prince Edward Island are of the prettiest I’ve seen. No wonder it’s the #1 Beach destination in Canada.

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  3. • From one Tweet to a TV interview • #tstStories 
 ’Don’t be shy, just Tweet Hi:@Social_Traveler’. That’s what’s written on the back of my #SocialVan and that short sentence got me into a lot of social adventures already :-) Here’s how it got me on Global News.One morning in #Halifax I received a tweet saying ‘Hi’ from The Red Stag Tavern twitter account (@TheRedStagHFX). Adam Purcell who manages that account saw my van and decided to give it a tweet. I ended up meeting Adam. We talked about traveling, being social and being kind to people. Adam himself is also a big believer of paying it forward and he is behind many social good initiatives that go under the#CaringCounts flag. He decided to introduce me to Crystal Garrett via Twitter (@Crystaljoyful). She works at Global News and a few tweets later I found myself being interviewed by Brett Ruskin for the morning news.It was aired yesterday morning and is officially my first TV interview about my social travel adventure. Check it out: http://globalnews.ca/video/1563319/social-traveler-treks-across-canada 
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    • From one Tweet to a TV interview • #tstStories 


     ’Don’t be shy, just Tweet Hi:@Social_Traveler’. 

    That’s what’s written on the back of my #SocialVan and that short sentence got me into a lot of social adventures already :-) 

    Here’s how it got me on Global News.

    One morning in #Halifax I received a tweet saying ‘Hi’ from The Red Stag Tavern twitter account (@TheRedStagHFX). Adam Purcell who manages that account saw my van and decided to give it a tweet. 

    I ended up meeting Adam. We talked about traveling, being social and being kind to people. Adam himself is also a big believer of paying it forward and he is behind many social good initiatives that go under the#CaringCounts flag. 

    He decided to introduce me to Crystal Garrett via Twitter (@Crystaljoyful). She works at Global News and a few tweets later I found myself being interviewed by Brett Ruskin for the morning news.

    It was aired yesterday morning and is officially my first TV interview about my social travel adventure. 

    Check it out: http://globalnews.ca/video/1563319/social-traveler-treks-across-canada 

    • Tell your Canadian friends  •  

    Maybe they play some guitar or know people that play guitar or maybe they just want to meet up for a coffee or a beer :-)  

    Just reblog or retweet ;-)

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  4. Red Rock Island • #tstMoments

Prince Edward Island’s coastline is known for its distinct red colored rock shores and beaches. 

Due to erosion the coastline is constantly reshaping. 

Shot this from a boat off the shore of #Cavendish. More pics follow ;-)

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    Red Rock Island • #tstMoments

    Prince Edward Island’s coastline is known for its distinct red colored rock shores and beaches.

    Due to erosion the coastline is constantly reshaping.

    Shot this from a boat off the shore of #Cavendish. More pics follow ;-)

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  5. • The Coffee Connection • #tstStories

Sometimes I bump into people that are in some way related in totally different places. 

This is a story about one of these random encounters. This happens quite often and makes me feel that for some strange reason things are supposed to happen. 

So here’s the story. I left #Halifax after lunch in The Red Stag. It’s there that I met Adam Purcell whom reached out to me via a tweet after seeing my van parked in the streets of Halifax. 

Quite random already right? 

Now get this: I was invited to stay a night in a hotel in Charlottetown in PEI. That’s about 300 km away from Halifax. 

So I make my way to the hotel and park. My engine was still running when a man knocked on my window: Marc. 

He greeted me with a big smile saying that he loved the van :-)

He happened to be there for an OG coffee conference at the hotel and promptly offered me some coffee to keep me fresh on my journey. 

We talked a bit and when I mentioned that I just came from Halifax he asked me if I knew his coffee business partner named… Adam Purcell. :-)

What are the chances right… 

Marc then invited me to join him for a boat tour the day after and I happily accepted. 

More about that in the next post ;-)

    • The Coffee Connection • #tstStories

    Sometimes I bump into people that are in some way related in totally different places.

    This is a story about one of these random encounters. This happens quite often and makes me feel that for some strange reason things are supposed to happen.

    So here’s the story. I left #Halifax after lunch in The Red Stag. It’s there that I met Adam Purcell whom reached out to me via a tweet after seeing my van parked in the streets of Halifax.

    Quite random already right?

    Now get this: I was invited to stay a night in a hotel in Charlottetown in PEI. That’s about 300 km away from Halifax.

    So I make my way to the hotel and park. My engine was still running when a man knocked on my window: Marc.

    He greeted me with a big smile saying that he loved the van :-)

    He happened to be there for an OG coffee conference at the hotel and promptly offered me some coffee to keep me fresh on my journey.

    We talked a bit and when I mentioned that I just came from Halifax he asked me if I knew his coffee business partner named… Adam Purcell. :-)

    What are the chances right…

    Marc then invited me to join him for a boat tour the day after and I happily accepted.

    More about that in the next post ;-)

  6. Battery died again & after a boost from a lovely passer-by a visit to @CanadianTire seems appropriate. :-) 

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    Battery died again & after a boost from a lovely passer-by a visit to @CanadianTire seems appropriate. :-)

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  7. Hello Prince Edward Island! • #tstMoments

Just arrived on this lovely island and I’m looking forward to explore the coming days. 

Do let me know if you have some great tips on things to do and see.  
Also don’t hesitate to connect me with people to meet for some random (guitar) fun :-)

Thank you!

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 (at Charlottetown Prince Edward Island)

    Hello Prince Edward Island! • #tstMoments

    Just arrived on this lovely island and I’m looking forward to explore the coming days.

    Do let me know if you have some great tips on things to do and see.
    Also don’t hesitate to connect me with people to meet for some random (guitar) fun :-)

    Thank you!

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    (at Charlottetown Prince Edward Island)

  8. Lighthouse Rock • #tstMoments

Tribute to Peggy’s Cove lighthouse.

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    Lighthouse Rock • #tstMoments

    Tribute to Peggy’s Cove lighthouse.

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  9. A place to reflect on • #tstMoments

Trigger happy in Peggy’s Cove. 

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    A place to reflect on • #tstMoments

    Trigger happy in Peggy’s Cove.

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  10. Pretty Peggy • #tstMoments

'Downtown' Peggy's Cove. This place is a dream for photographers!

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    Pretty Peggy • #tstMoments

    'Downtown' Peggy's Cove. This place is a dream for photographers!

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