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... ago, but didn't realize they were from the Gaelic part of Nova Scotia.
Our port of call was Sydney, Nova Scotia, which is on the north end of Cape Breton Island. It's a very large island, representing about 25% of the province's landmass, with the mainland lying just to the south. We didn't have time to drive the Cabot Trail highway (187 miles) that ranks as one of the most scenic drives in North ...
... even though it wasn't on the menu. It was delicious! Mark had steak and scallops and swears it was the best meal he's had yet! Talk about great way to end the trip! Great company, fabulous little red wine, and amazing food! Tomorrow is all about laundry and saying goodbye so it won't be that eventful, but it will be sweet. We've had an amazing trip and have so many new memories it's hard to choose which is our ...
... the downtown area. There really wasn't much to see, save for the "World's Largest Ceilidh Fiddle" located where the cruise ships come in. We think Sydney has seen better days.
It was also our day to do laundry (laundromats are not Colleen's favorite) and stock up on groceries and liquor. In Canada, liquor is sold only at provincially-run stores, making it a separate errand. We've been told that Newfoundland is more remote with fewer towns and higher prices, so we are ...
... was a short tour but very nice ending with a homemade cookie and a cup of tea in real fine bone china supplied by the volunteers of the historical society that has a very strong presence in the city. We are now off to a class and outside on the terminal there is a lady sitting serenades us with the most beautiful voice. Amazing so calm and special. Tonight will be just dinner and a show and calls to ...
... the "Great Inland Sea."
Sydney, Nova Scotia inhabitants are a mix of more than fifty nationalities from Scotland, Africa and Eastern Europe. It was founded in 1785 by British Loyalist, but had been occupied for centuries by the First Nations Mi'kmaq people.
I left Bruce reading to go browse the dockside stores. I was surprised to find that the small building contained a mini food court, several permanent shops and a large room ...
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