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Allan Reid's Video's of Shelburne Nova Scotia.

The above picture is taken at / from Shelburne Harbour. Location: Cox's Warehouse,

It is difficult sometimes envisioning how a vacation is going to unfold. The thought of picking up and traveling to some distant place, while exciting can also be nerve racking. Yes, tourism information is available for just about anywhere; however, sometimes finding some simple stuff that depicts the reality behind the marketing helps clarify what one is getting into.

Welshtown Haven advertises itself as an "All Season, Weekly Rental Vacation House". Yes, it is locate in South Shore Nova Scotia and yes it is minutes away from the Historic Town of Shelburne but what's to motivate you to stop in this town or decide to stay for the night? The marketing in the Travel Guides are good but almost every little town and village has equivalent material available.

As a small accommodations provider, we realized early on that our goal is to focus on our neighborhood, not our accommodations. If we sell the neighborhood, accommodations in the local area will fill up. With luck, our property as well. So, our focus is on talking about the local area.

Allan Reid, owner of the Sea Dog Saloon I'm guessing is doing the same thing as us, trying to provide a view of the community.  Allan Reid's has uploaded on YouTube a number of Videos of Shelburne NS., providing a glimpse of what reality is, not just the marketing.

Big thumbs up to Allan Reid and the Sea Dog for his efforts. As a family, we've been in the "Sea Dog" a number of times. Food is good and well.... Location, Location.... Location!, it is right on the water!

Thank you for posting the YouTubes! Hope you don't mind us sharing them as we have.


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