One of the most interesting places we visited in Nova Scotia was the fishing village of Peggy's Cove.
We drove over one evening, expecting (as a tour book described it) a quaint but beautiful fishing village.
It was so much more!
As we approached the village, the first thing we noticed was large boulders that looked as if they had been dropped haphazardly from the sky, littering the hilly landscape all around.
In contrast with these boulders were were the giant rocks that on the tip of the peninsula - where the lighthouse stood.
Rocks so smooth they looked as if the ocean wind and waves had been sanding them down for eons.
People (like Terry) climbed on them to meditate on the beauty of the ocean... and watch seals in the water...
...despite numerous posted warnings that rogue waves sometimes washed over them, pulling people into the sea!
The whole landscape - so different from the forested coves that we saw in other parts of Nova Scotia - made me want to go back and look up geological theories as to why this whole area is so different.
Nothing made sense: The smooth rocky landscape. Nearby the boulders. So different... Why?!!