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My Bounty is as Boundless as the Sea (Taylor Head, NS)

Nature is poetry. It is music. It is art. It is the greatest masterpiece, painted on an earthy canvas. The love sonnet of a million years, the aria that stills the heart and that you must close your eyes to absorb deep into your soul. Where it finds its home and resonates. Bringing tears or gladness.

People go to concerts and galleries to find this emotional connection with creation. I go to Taylor Head.

Taylor Head Provincial Park is a finger-like outcropping of land reaching out into the Atlantic on Nova Scotia's Eastern Shore. The drive from Halifax to Spry Bay is a bit over 1.5 hours, but nearly every mile of this coast is worth it. A dirt road brings you from the #7 highway into the park, and on a busy Summer day the parking lot will be quite full.

From the lot, follow the signs to the trail head. The trail is a figure eight of two loops, together totaling 8K. For a shorter adventure you can just take the Spry Bay at 4K, or add the Headlands Loop. Taylor Head point is the tip…

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