This morning, during breakfast while chatting with our innkeeper and fellow residents, we learned that there is an annual festival here in Mabou called Celtic Colors, and that the Glendyer Inn is always booked up solid for that time, as there are not many rooms available in this area. I thought it would be something… Continue reading Cape Breton and the Cabot Trail
We left Prince Edward Island this morning, kind of happy to be going on to the next part of our journey. Whether it was because of the constant rain, the night's lodging (Dave called it our Hotel California, if you get our drift) or the meal from the night before, we escaped the fictive Green… Continue reading Ceilidh in Cape Breton
Rain, lots of it, made for a wet and gray day. We ducked into a little shopping center just before the main highway, where we saw this sign for Takee Outee, as well as a grocery store AND a fabric shop. Then we traveled down the highway for a an hour or so, until we… Continue reading Green Gables and PEI
We arrived in Halifax tonight at 8:30 p.m., which is 4:30 p.m. our time, which is exactly 11 hours and 45 minutes after we woke up with a start in Riverside and realized that the alarm didn't go off and wow, we'd better really hustle and in spite of the Giant Rush out the door… Continue reading Nova Scotia Sunset
After watching this winter's Olympics, don't we all have that song engraved in our memory? We're off on another trip this week--this time to Canada. First stop is Nova Scotia, then Prince Edward Island, then back to travel Nova Scotia and the Cabot Trail before spending a couple of days in Halifax and then on… Continue reading Oh, Canada!