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On the Move

Staying in Halifax and surrounds for 5 days enabled us to see a good range of scenery and attractions in the area.  Then it was time to move on to Cape Breton Island.  163 more words

Travel

Sydney, Nova Scotia

Sydney, Nova Scotia – July, 2016  

Cape Breton has made its separate peace with Nova Scotia. The fiddles still screech, the cloggers dance and the locals honor their Scottish past. 827 more words

Fiddling around - Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada (July 23)

Sydney, on Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton Island, welcomes port visitors with a giant fiddle that would dwarf our LL Bean boot back home. It pays tribute to the role of fiddle music, brought here by Scottish immigrants and later influenced by other traditions, including the native Mi’kmaq. 126 more words

Holland America

Finished Pieces and Cape Breton Island Pride

Here they are, the finished pieces! All chained up and beautiful. I also finished the first few of my Cape Breton Island necklaces. I’m so pleased with how these look. 101 more words

Farewell to Nova Scotia

Today was my last full day in Nova Scotia, which was sad, but what a day it was! Started off by visiting the giant fiddle in Sydney (it certainly makes me look tiny, doesn’t it?), then drove the iconic Cabot Trail through the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. 30 more words

Canada

Une Bonne Journée

Today I traveled across Nova Scotia to the easternmost part, known as Cape Breton Island. Had to start my day off with some poutine chips (it is Canada after all!). 56 more words

Canada

Celtic Colours 2016 Artist Lineup

Celtic Colours International Festival will be celebrating their 20th year with an amazing lineup of artists. Check out the video below.

Celtic Colours International Festival