Posts Tagged ‘cape breton’

  1. Cape Breton Highlands and Cabot Trail

    May 22-23, 2012
    Posted on June 4, 2014

    Cabot Trail was meant to be the highlight of our trip: it’s one of those beautiful twisty coastal roads that are a pleasure to travel by when you just want to enjoy the ride and not get from point A to point B. Unlike the Pacific Coast Highway in Oregon, Washington and California, Cabot Trail exemplifies that notion as you literally cannot get very far: it’s a 300 km loop. We had two days to see how far it can take us.

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  2. Cape Breton

    July 19, 2013
    Posted on October 3, 2013

    It was a sunny morning with clouds lurking all around. We went to greet our hostess who served us a nice breakfast. It was a pleasant surprise to yum on REAL scrambled eggs and not the seemingly artificial and tasteless concoction that we have become accustomed to in the big chain restaurants. We don’t usually meet travellers from the west coast, as the scenery of the Rocky Mountains would probably far surpass that of the hills and small mountains found in the east. However joining us for breakfast were a couple traveling from the west who took a plane to Ottawa and rented a car to go to Newfoundland for the third time. Continue reading…

  3. Miramichi to North Sydney

    July 18, 2013
    Posted on September 30, 2013

    This was the second time we passed through Miramichi, and the second time we did not stay long enough to notice anything other than the green Centennial Bridge across the river. The hotel served breakfast, which saved us time by not having to go find a place to eat in this town. Continue reading…