Travel Blogs from Cape Breton Island
... we traveled I did not hear the "f-word" once, other than when I said it my self, until we got to Calgary. There we were met by a gang of drunken Cape Bretoners on their way home from Fort Mac. They drank all night on the flight and used the f bomb in all of its grammatical forms. The flight attendants were terrified of them and despite their condition continued to serve them. By the time we arrived in Halifax they were near comatose and actually tried ...
We hired a car to get around and drove up to Cape Breton island and the Cabot Trail in the Highlands. It was a long drive but beautiful with the autumn leaves and colours. Especially the more mountains came up the more beautiful it became. The tour guide from Cape Breton just mentioned how amazing this place must be ...
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Headed up to the Crow’s Nest to
kill a little time before the show. Tonight’s show featured a comedian and then
some of the Indonesian employees put on a cultural performance. Was really
good. Saw a few familiar faces from behind the food counters and bars. Had lots
of fun but a late night. Off to bed … zzzzzz.
PS. Swan on our bed ...
... nice, but the weather was cold and wet for the most part and the water was sulphur-y. We certainly missed out on the Celtic Colours along the way, with most events being ticket driven and us being either too early or too late to enjoy any of the outdoor events. Some of the drawbacks of being on the move. At any rate, we were off the next morning and ready to get to the Eastern Shore and one step closer to finding a cottage and a bit more room to move around in as the weather turns colder. ...
... buildings and people who had lived there. The town is quite large and I forgot way more than I retained. Our guide was great - she's actually a descendant of a soldier who lived at the fort!
They had a musket firing squad and even fired a cannon! There was a prisoner who got paraded through town, sentenced and heckled. I got to write with a quill and see how lace was made. They also had a ...
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