Tuesday, October 17, 2017


Much of the landforms of Cape Breton are made up of hard resistant plateaus such as those of Northern Cape Breton.The edges are steep and drop abruptly to the sea or to deep river valleys and ravines. Many of...
Located between Mabou and Inverness is a small range of hills known as the Mabou Highlands.They make up an oval-shaped pattern about 10 miles long and six miles wide. The tops of the hills range up to 1,000 feet...
I’m sitting on my veranda having a cool drink and watching the round bales of hay pop out of the baler in the field across the way near St. Margaret’s Church in West Bay Road. Am I wishing to...
The camera bag is packed, lenses are cleaned, and a couple of extra cameras tell me that I am ready.Cape Breton’s main roads are inviting, but the colours of autumn and the first light snowfalls are telling me to...
Chedabucto Bay is a large body of water that separates the southeastern tip of Cape Breton from the mainland of Nova Scotia. It is bordered by Isle Madame and Richmond County on the Cape Breton side and Guysborough County...
The little outboard motorboat sped across the waters of Lennox Passage toward a small treeless island about three kilometres from where we launched.In case you are not sure, Lennox Passage is the long, narrow body of water that separates...
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...
Our flight took us over the Strait of Canso, over Lennox Passage, and many of the islands that lay adjacent to Janvrin’s Island and Arichat.A quick glance reveals an abundance of gravel and sand that make up the shores...
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...
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...
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