follow Rt.95 North to Bangor, Maine (~ mi.188 of the Maine tpk)
take the Exit for Rt.395
From Rt.395 take the first exit (~2 mi from Rt.95)
after crossing the river for Rt.9 East
follow Rt.9 (~90mi) to the Calais-ME, St.Stephen-NB border crossing.
follow signs for Rt.1 to St.John, which is 65 miles from St. Stephen.
take the last exit before the toll to downtown St.John
there is a sign for the ferry at the exit.
call 1-888-249-SAIL for schedule and car reservations
on the 3hr ferry to Digby.
You have to be there an hour ahead of departure.
Canada is Atlantic Standard Time, one hour ahead of NYC.
(i.e. 7am in Boston or New York is 8am in Eastern Canada.)
from the ferry follow traffic to the highway, Rt.101 East.
after you go under the highway
the entrance to 101 East will be on your left.
take the first exit for Bridgetown - Exit 21 (approx 40 mi from Digby)
follow signs to beautiful downtown Bridgetown - about 2 miles.
In downtown Bridgetown, the road becomes one-way against your direction
and you are forced to turn right.
after that right turn you take the first left,
go to the Stop sign (two short blocks),
then take your first left again (about 100 feet) onto Church Road.
follow this road 1 1/2 miles out of town to the bottom of North Mtn.
go right on Clarence Rd. about 1 1/2 miles.
the ashrama temple will be on the right of a curve in the road.
The ferry from St.John,NB takes 3 hours and you are supposed to be
at the terminal an hour ahead of time.
That gives you 4 hours travel time and a few hours of rest.
Driving around the bay now takes about 5 hours.