Barra Strait Inn

Address: 4115 Highway 223, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, B2C 1A3, Canada | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 4115 Highway 223, Cape Breton Island.
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      Travel Blogs from Cape Breton Island

      Meat Cove, Sydney, Louisbourg

      A travel blog entry by thedanes on Jul 30, 2014

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      ... and worked here in the 1700's. Both children and adults were dressed in period costume and each building we visited (and there were many) had a costumed interpreter to explain his or her job and everyday way of life during that time. A simple eatery served fish stew in pewter bowls along with buttered bread - excellent! It was an effective way to learn history and definitely made us appreciate how easy we have it today.

      Tuesday we took a drive to the waterfront in Sydney ...

      Cabot Trailing!

      A travel blog entry by rorox on Sep 23, 2013

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      ... 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 ...

      Onwards to Cape Breton Island

      A travel blog entry by rorox on Sep 22, 2013

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      ... 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 ...

      Scribble's from a Road trip - The Crossing

      A travel blog entry by rollingstone54 on Aug 01, 2013

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      ... to the island, we bought munchies and
      pop, and when Deborah opened a bottle of Root Beer, most of it ended up on the
      floor, in my hair, on the seat, in her lap, as the bottle must have been
      shaken, and we got a foamy shower.

      After we left their place we stopped a short time later at St. Ann’s
      lookoff, which boasts a spectacular view of the Bras D’or lakes. At this spot
      we met a couple from Newfoundland, Norm ...

      The delights and discoveries of Cape Breton Island

      A travel blog entry by tan13_ocanada on Jul 16, 2013

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      ... 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 ...