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Day Nine – Our final trip along the Cabot Trail to annoy some whales

July 7, 2010

Our final full day is a bit dreary; almost like the first day we came. We still got some beautiful pics on the Cabot Trail. Read more…


Day Eight – Real miners and fake frenchmen

July 6, 2010

Well, for our second to last full day on the island of Cape Breton, we went to two places: The Miners’ Museum and the Fortress of Louisbourg. Read more…

Day Seven – Gaelic is an odd language.

July 5, 2010

Tha i breagha an diugh.. Read more…

Day Six – Being lazy is fun!

July 4, 2010

Well, As I said this is a short and rather boring blog as today was the official lazy day. It was gorgeous out. Read more…

Day Five – The Holistic GPS system and Celtic dancing

July 3, 2010

Today we set off for the Dancing Goat. However, somehow we missed it. I was driving and prefer the Holistic GPS approach i.e. Let the car drive you and you will probably end up where you will have wanted to go without knowing it. You’ll end end exactly where you want to be for what would seem on the surface to be all the wrong reasons. So, we found the Ceilidh trail. It’s pronounced Kay-lee, since the Gaelic language has rather unique pronunciation rules. English phonetics be damned! Read more…

Day Four – The boat ride round beautiful Baddeck bay

July 2, 2010

Today, we are taking it easy. We both woke up around 7:30 am, I looked outside and saw the early morning mist begin to clear up and usher in a beautiful sunny day. Read more…

Day Three – The long, winding, etherial Cabot Trail that ended with crab everywhere (and one stray carrot)

July 1, 2010

Well, our second full day on Cape Breton was a car trip around Cabot Trail. We left the motel around 10 am and got home just before 9 pm. We were worried that our day would end up like this:

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