The sign says Truro – The Hub of Nova Scotia. From here a web of roads spindles outward and onward to Cape Breton, New Brunswick, Halifax and the South Shore. I think to myself: When you advertise that you are the jump-off point to other places, that is generally how you will be seen, from the car window on your way to other places. I reason this is why I am not that familiar with what Truro has to offer its visitors. That is about to change.
I take exit 17, NS-311 from the highway to Bible Hill. I have never taken this exit before, but I should have: it takes you into the heart of the town. Now that I am looking for the park, I see signs for it everywhere. Funny, how I have never noticed them before.
I make the turn onto Park Road. A playground comes into…
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