Barra Strait Inn
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... a tour I think . Coming down the eastern side there wasnt too many stops and the road was pretty windy. We were on the lookout for Englishtown. We had been told that the short cut via ferry to Englishtown was closed but when we came past we saw it was open so we quickly changed direction and headed for the Ferry. Lucky for us we did as we drove past the Campground. " The Joyfull Journey" RV & Campgrounds. So we turned around and went back. ...
... a scottish crofters. Decided not to stop at Pleasant Bay seeing there were no whales to see from the lookout points.
Had a slight meltdown battery in video camera died as I was filming in the car and Richard had to find somewhere to park (very difficult on this road) for me to find my other battery. Stopped at the first hairpin turn lookout at Wreck Cove Point (dangerous spot to have a lookout) to view Wreck Cove where whales pass from May ...
... 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 ...