Barra Strait Inn
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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On Sunday we stretched our 11 am checkout time to 11:30, still enjoying the view up at Meat Cove. Amazingly, we had wifi there, which was totally unexpected, and we were able to post the blog before we left. We moseyed on down the road, reluctant to leave and feeling pretty relaxed from spending time in such a beautiful spot. Soon enough, it was time to pay attention to the route ahead - five miles of dirt road on the side of a cliff! Thank goodness Jim is a good driver and doesn't ...
... the anti-clockwise road tour of the Cabot Trail. Now having our last views of the Channel at Baddeck where we pulled over in the rest bay for lunch seeing it was 1.00pm and we were hungry.
Climbing up Kelly's Mountain to St. Ann's Lookout what a view of St. Ann's Bay, town and St. Ann's Harbour on the National Park side just missed the Tour Buses. The highway is being resurfaced from here had to be careful stopped a little further on the ...
... water, fallen trees covered in moss and ferns creating an almost fairytale atmosphere. At the falls we attempted to cross the brook to a better viewing spot but this big clumsy bloke lost his footing and planted his foot right in the creek. Wet socks and shoes...great! As it turns out however it was just in preparation for the rain we were to face later. Now welli nto the second half of the days drive we arrived at a short walk called simply "Bog" This area is also ...
... defence, we did buy them late in the day and ate them a day later. We continued to explore the grounds for another 2 hours. We visited one exhibit which had recreated rooms of different towns people whose inventory had been located in the historical records. We also visited the barracks and officier's residences. The officier's residence seemed so opulent in comparison to the conditions of their soldiers however, as they brought to our attention in an exhibit, Louisbourg was ...
... lot more than the telephone, I've now learnt!) Morning was another early start, as we visited the Alexander Graham Bell museum before a driving tour of the other thing Baddeck is famed for, the Highlands Cabot Trail. Lynda, our tour manager, had warned us the day before that she knew many of us would be saying we didn't get long enough to see everything there. She was so right. I was fascinated by Bells story, as my information that follows will prove. Another ...