Tag: Cape Breton

Leaving Cape Breton

  We left Cape Breton and headed to the Halifax area.  We had great luck with the weather while in Cape Breton.  The mosquito abatement plan continues to be effective.  Buy an expensive screened room to keep away from the bugs and they disappear…

Pilot Whales

I went out on another whale tour out of Bay St. Lawrence.  I went on a boat named Oshan.  I thought it was another way to spell Ocean but it is a Gaelic term meaning “standing tall or above”.  It is operated by a…

Middle Head

We took a hike Wednesday that turned out to be one of our favorite hikes.  It wasn’t very long, only 2.4 miles round trip.  The hike was to Middle Head at Igonish, Nova Scotia.  There were fantastic water views and wildlife.  We saw lots…

Cabot Trail

Today we drove the Cabot Trail through Cape Breton National Park.  The trail loops through a large portion of Cape Breton Island and about 1/3 of it goes through the park.  We drove a good portion of it on the Atlantic side to get…

Cape Breton

  We made our way from PEI to Cape Breton Island.  The drive was longer than we would have liked.  The last hour and a half was up and down the highlands.  It made for a long day and we are seriously considering some…