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The Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

At Margaree Harbour we had joined the Cabot Trail, a circular road route of about 200km. It is named after Giovanni Caboto, the Italian navigator and explorer of the late 15th century, who had been the first man to lead an expedition to the Americas since the days of the Vikings. 2,319 more words

Car Journeys

A visitor at the Canso Causeway

Yesterday, May 11, I went out and painted the Transcanada with the Canso Causeway (the road heads to the right in the distance). While I was doing this, a very friendly older gentleman named Neil came by to say hi. 116 more words

Get There From Here

August 3rd, 4th - Ballantyne's Cove - Port Hawkesbury

So, now that we are travelling and heading toward the Bras d’Or Lakes, I seem to be lagging behind on the blog. There’s a lot to see and do so my entries may get shorter and shorter! 347 more words

Sailing In The Northumberland Strait

Whale washes ashore in C.B. (Canada)

July 4th, 2014. PORT HASTINGS — The Department of Fisheries and Oceans says a fin whale has beached itself near the Canso Causeway.

Krista Petersen, DFO’s Gulf region spokeswoman, said an approximately 15-metre-long fin whale was discovered by fisheries officers on Thursday. 170 more words

Endangered Biodiversity

Snow, wind create chaos in NS, PEI

Icy road conditions led to the shutdown of Nova Scotia’s Cobequid Pass yesterday after numerous tractor trailers jack-knifed snarling traffic.

Snow, rain and freezing rain created hazardous driving conditions in the region. 38 more words

Winter

WATCH: Truck tips over in windy conditions on Canso Causeway

High winds along with snow and rain created problems for drivers in Nova Scotia Wednesday — especially for a tractor trailer trying to cross the Canso Causeway. 53 more words

News

Out and About at Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

On this leg of our Maritimes adventure we headed up north to Cape Breton Island, the northernmost island of Nova Scotia.  Cape Breton Island accounts for 18.7% of the province’s total land area.   811 more words

Where We Have Been