Barra Strait Inn
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... 8211; early 1900’s. We then sat down and had an excellent meal. Both of us ordered the halibut steak served with rice (for me) and baked potato (for Shirley).
After dinner the caravan paid for tickets to see The Men of the Deeps. This was a great performance that everyone needs to see. With the exception of one, all of the performers are men who are working or have worked in the coal mines in Nova Scotia. The one exception is a son of coal ...
... 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 ...
... far. Right on the cliffs overlooking the ocean. After lunch we continue south down the west shore, a couple of pull outs for photos, and before you know it we're done. What's all the hub-bub about?? I give this drive a C minus. D plus on the Eastern side, and C on the Western side. We have checked the box for the Cabot Trail, but I wouldn't recommend it to anyone. Ordinary at best.
Part 2 to come, stay tuned!!
... 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 ...