Monday, October 23, 2017


Jutting out into Ingonish Bay and dividing the bay into two distinct parts, the North and South bay, is a rocky finger of land known as Middle Head.Almost three kilometres long, its rocky cliff shorelines are constantly waging a...
Six o’clock in the morning on the streets of Venice, Italy, a strange sound coming behind me caught my attention. A man marching, carrying and playing some sort of bagpipe came into view. Under his arm, a large inflated...
The season is almost over. Have you had your feed of Atlantic Canada’s best delicacy or are you one of the unfortunate few who have a problem eating shellfish?The season that began on the first of May on the...
On July 8, 1773, a rickety 20-year-old Dutch ship left Loch Broom on the west coast of Scotland with 189 displaced Highland Scots on board seeking a new life in the wilderness of eastern Canada.Like some of the vessels...
The sun was shining bright, the temperature wasn’t too cold, and it was a great day for a late winter drive.  The topic at Tim Horton’s was often about the amount of snow on the Cape Breton Highlands and how...
A couple of summers ago on a trip to Baddeck, I decided to re-visit the Uisge Ban waterfall.By following the road on the west side of the Baddeck River, it didn’t take long to get to the Department of...
I stood on the old wharf below Babin’s Hill and waited for the setting sun to produce the image that I thought might take place. I wasn’t disappointed.There were just enough clouds to hide the sun at the horizon...
The little plane dropped down over the coastline at Margaree. We leveled off and started along the coast towards Inverness.A short distance away from the coast, the air became smoother and we dropped down to about 500 feet above...
A long thin ribbon of sand, gravel and rocks make up part of Cape Breton’s shoreline on the north end of the Strait of Canso.This gravel/rock bar of approximately three kilometres is quite a natural feature that can be...
Our flight takes us down the valley of the South West Margaree River.At Margaree Forks, the North East Margaree River joins in and we turn slightly westward, following the combined Margaree Rivers. We fly over the “Big Intervale” past...
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