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GETTING LOST IN NOVA SCOTIA PART 2Waterfalls, Hikes and The Cabot Trail in Cape Breton

GETTING LOST IN NOVA SCOTIA PART 2
  Part two of Cape Breton!  Many pictures of my feet, Meat Cove, various spots on The Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Margaree, Uisge Ban Falls, Ingonish... and one triumphant photograph of me after dipping into a very cold falls.  Many, many thanks to some expert locals for touring me around the island and showing me how to do the mariti[...]

Salty Rose’s + Periwinkle CaféVisting Cape Breton Part I

Salty Rose's + Periwinkle Café
I was lucky enough to find this gem on my travels in Nova Scotia... welcome to Salty Rose's + Periwinkle Café, Cape Breton's finest.  A family owned café / handmade craft shop / and Airbnb in Ingonish, they are doing it right... just look at those muffins!  Thanks for the warm welcome SR + P.  Hold on for my Cape Breton post Part II, coming soon, featuring loads of ep[...]

Getting Lost in Nova ScotiaHikes and Drives in The Bay of Fundy and Cape Breton

Getting Lost in Nova Scotia
I arrived at the north east end of Cape Breton yesterday, in a village called Ingonish.  Thus begins my traveling work-cation.  The drive through New Brunswick and Bay of Fundy was unbelievably beautiful.  I didn't think I could love our New England - Maritimes region more than I already do, but my heart is bursting.  I'm testing out some new hiking shoe[...]

The First Snow at Snug Harbor Farm

The First Snow at Snug Harbor Farm
Rachel Doe is an amazing vocalist and musician who often sings in The Waiters, a band that will blow your wedding socks off.  The lovely Rachel and I visited one of my favorite Southern Maine spots, Snug Harbor Farm.  This place is magical.  It evokes a deep seeded desire for having afternoon tea with bunny rabbits who talk in English accents. [...]