Jacques Cartier Motel

1396 Grand Lake Road, Sydney, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, B1M 1A1, Canada | Hotel
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This hotel is located in the Balls Creek area of Sydney.
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Travel Blogs from Sydney

A Quite Day in Sydney

A travel blog entry by danharriet on Oct 30, 2013

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... be able to personally see the World’s Largest Fiddle. Yes, we would be able to cross off another item on our Bucket list of the World’s largest. Today we would be able to see the largest fiddle in the world. Our Port Lecturer on the ship and the local travel brochures confirmed the fact that indeed we were able to see the Largest Fiddle in the World. It was located on the dock just by our ship and was one of the first and last wonders that we would ...

Sydney, Nova Scotia

A travel blog entry by cdarvell on Oct 24, 2013

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... disembarked there were young people performing on stilts, acrobatics, juggling etc in their cultural costume, it was very entertaining. The evening was our first formal evening, commencing with the captain's cocktail party, where we were all formally introduced to the captain. We both dressed to the nines, Ken looked resplendent in his dinner jacket and red bow tie, and i think I didnt look too bad in my lovely black dress (Jenny the earrings were perfect). We had ...

Louisbourg Fortress & Lobster lunch

A travel blog entry by dorothystokes on Sep 11, 2013

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... 48" of rain – the fortress is run by National Parks of Canada.

Fishing, lobster and snow crabbing are the main industries. Lobster traps (pots) are long and ice crab traps are much bigger and round. We went to the Lobster Kettle Restaurant for lunch right on the seafront and tackled one of the ice crabs which ...

Day 30 Cruise Sydney Cape Breton Island

A travel blog entry by caz1947 on Aug 14, 2013

Lovely lie in this morning and breakfast in our cabin. Norm and Lorraine headed of early, but we left the ship around 10am. Sydney is quite a small place within a short walk. In recent years the coal mine and the steel mill, the 2 main employers, have closed down, so their major income is from tourists, and their major export is people leaving. Its sad to see small towns shutting down like this. After a welcome ...

Day 50 - Rain, meet the Gael's and Lobster

A travel blog entry by strayerstravel on Jul 18, 2013

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... hut. Typically the Scotch were renting the land and the hut from a British landlord and not able produce enough to pay the rent. The British land owner would take every thing they owned to satisfy the rents. It was a very difficult life. They heard there was free land in Nova Scotia, got passage any way they could, to start a new life.

The museum has examples of the ...

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