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
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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
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
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