Home from the high seas

Being on a cruise ship for a few weeks in the Philippines might sound fantastic for many, but when you aren’t sure when you will get off and the world is spinning into a pandemic around you, it’s not quite as relaxing as a vacation. This September marks three years working on a cruise ship...

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Here from the high seas

A cruise ship has been docked in the Pictou Harbour since last evening with passengers getting a taste of Pictou County during their stay. (Brimicombe photo)...

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Visit ends cruise season

PICTOU — It may have been a dreary day for the last cruise ship visit of the season, but there are more to come. Pictou Parks and Recreation co-ordinator Michelle Young said the Pearl Seas line that included the Pearl Mist that docked for the final time for the season last Wednesday has visits booked...

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First cruise ship of the season

Dwight MacDonald, a member of the Northumberland Fisheries Museum’s board of directors, spent time volunteering at the museum on Wednesday during the arrival of passengers from the Pearl Seas cruise ship that docked in Pictou for the day. Seated from the left are Jim and Peggy Crew from Texas, who are among the cruise ship’s...

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Cruise guests enjoy quiet of county

PICTOU — The first cruise ship of the season made its way into Pictou on Monday and travellers took a tour of what the community has to offer. One of the excursions the cruise guests took part in was a trip to The Museum of Industry in Stellarton. Monday’s guests came from a study travel...

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Pearl Mist coming to Pictou for Thanksgiving

The Pearl Mist will be sliding into the Port of Pictou late this Thanksgiving evening and throughout the day on Tuesday. The ship has close to 200 passengers from numerous areas across the United States and the cruise line Pearl Seas has Pictou as one of its regular ports of call due to the interest in the...

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In the Mist …

The Pearl Mist cruise ship was docked in Pictou on a bright and sunny Saturday bringing with it approximately 200 passengers who enjoyed the sights and sounds of Pictou. (Brimicombe photo)...

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