Blog Posts - Cape Breton



How Would Canadians Feel About An Influx of Immigrants From America?

This was the first comment in response to the +Washington Week with Gwen Ifill article by +Matt Loffman  titled You Want to Move to Canada, Eh?Tom •  I moved to Canada in 2006 and am now a Canadian citizen. I have absolutel...
by Henry Sullivan on May 8, 2016

Fortress of Louisburg Maps

Recently we purchased some old maps at a yard sale, and one of the old map books contained a tattered map featuring the Fortress of Louisbourg that we scanned, cleaned up in photo-shop and then reproduced. While searching for the date and source of...
by CanadianGIS on Feb 24, 2016

Penguins Update: Flower in Full Bloom

From the moment he first skated onto an NHL rink as a callow 19-year-old, Marc-Andre Fleury flashed the extraordinary flexibility and cat-like reflexes that had pro scouts drooling. Attributes that encouraged then-Penguins GM Craig Patrick—seeking...
by PenguinPoop on Nov 7, 2015

Last Minute Affordable Luxury Escapes for the End of Summer

Everybody loves a bargain and it is possible to have a fabulous summer vacation without breaking the bank.  You may think you can’t afford a nice summer vacation but I have five great places that prove that you can–even last minute! It&#...
by TravelingPanties on Aug 6, 2015

Road Trip Planner: Five Summer Vacation #RoadTrips for the Luxury Traveler in North America

Hello, Travelers! Can summer please get here already? As you may be able to tell, I am extremely excited to travel this summer. If you haven’t checked it out yet, be sure to have a look at Travelingpanties top ten summer destinations for 2015!
by TravelingPanties on Apr 27, 2015

Volkskunst mit Humor in Cheticamp auf Cape Breton Island

  Am Ortsausgang von Cheticamp – von Margaree kommend – entdeckten wir die Sunset Art Gallery von William Roach. Sie wurde uns empfohlen, weil dessen Schwiegertochter Deutsche ist und angeblich einen tollen Espresso und andere Spezia...
by TravelWorldOnline on Sep 20, 2014

Unterwegs auf dem Ceilidh Trail in Nova Scotia

  Kennst Du das auch? Du fährst in ein Land, das Du nicht kennst, und wählst die bekanntesten Orte als Reiseziele aus. Vor Ort stellst Du fest, dass es auch auf der Fahrt dorthin viel Schönes und Interessantes zu entdecken … Weiterlesen...
by TravelWorldOnline on Sep 19, 2014

Ten unique holiday destinations!

Romania is a beautiful country, with surprises at every turn! And the people at CNN believe that, according to the latest top holiday destinations According to the authors of the material,Romania Communist architecture contrasts sharply with medieva...
by We Know Travel on May 26, 2014

Stepping back in time at Fortress Louisbourg

Walking along the gravel road to the gates of Fortress Louisbourg on a cold gray afternoon one day last summer, we were warned by a hovering peasant woman to approach the guards with caution. ‘They are watching for British spies’, she says. ‘Be...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on May 12, 2014

Finding Alexander Graham Bell in Baddeck

Mention the name Alexander Graham Bell and people will automatically think telephone. But although he gave ‘voice to the world’ by inventing the telephone, the telephone is only one of many and varied world-changing inventions of Alexander Graham...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on Dec 30, 2013

Finding Alexander Graham Bell in Baddeck

Mention the name Alexander Graham Bell and people will automatically think telephone. But although he gave ‘voice to the world’ by inventing the telephone, the telephone is only one of many and varied world-changing inventions of Alexander Graham...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on Dec 30, 2013

Trek Along The Coast

Here are a couple selections from my wanderings along the coast in the Cheticamp area during my Observer deployment. It’s always an adventure when I’m out with my camera. Not one to shy away from a little sea water in my shoes and dirt on...
by Three Miles Final on Aug 21, 2013

Crabfishing? How they do that?

Observing the Snowcrab Fishery on the western side of Cape Breton was a real change of pace from my usual offshore trips. Instead of a 11-14h steam to get to their gear, we were within sight of land and sometimes still within cellphone range of shore...
by Three Miles Final on Aug 15, 2013

Bienvenue à Acadienne Cap Breton!

We enjoyed a great deal of sunshine which was nice for my afternoons of wandering the Highlands and Chéticamp area. Being that the Cape Breton Highlands are so excessively photographed, it was a fun challenge to try and shoot some of the common sigh...
by Three Miles Final on Aug 8, 2013

A Case Of Cape Breton Crabs

Don’t worry! The SFW kind of Crabs… Snow Crab to be exact! Continuing the 100 Miles Out series with some photos of my last trip on the East Coast Offshore area then into a three week deployment for the Western Coastal area. First off was...
by Three Miles Final on Aug 4, 2013

Welcome Mrs. Goldstein: Keltic Lodge Review. One of the Best Cape Breton and Nova Scotia Luxury Hotels

Well, I just got back from Cape Breton and the first word that comes to mind is “Wow.” Until a couple of months ago, I had never heard of the place. Now, after a four day stint there, I can’t get this incredible place out of my mind. I can conf...
by TravelingPanties on Jul 11, 2013

The Perfect Luxury Weekend in Cape Breton: What to Do, Where to Stay and the Best Restaurants

I am ashamed to admit that until very recently, I had never heard of Cape Breton before. Sadly, like a stereotypical American, I am pretty unfamiliar with Canada in general (pathetic really). I was asked to join a press trip to Cape Breton and happen...
by TravelingPanties on Jul 9, 2013

Three Miles Final Goes A Hundred Miles Out!

Since Photography isn’t my day job and being an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Student, it was finally time for the first time in a few years to get a Summer Job. Being located in Cape Breton and not really interested in working at a Call Centre...
by Three Miles Final on Jun 27, 2013

Diving Canada’s East Coast for virgin shipwrecks

For Terry Dwyer, diving is all about shipwrecks – but not just any wreck. Exploring the same wrecks that dozens of others have viewed is not for him. He’s looking for “virgin” wrecks that no one else has seen. “I think divers need a purpos...
by scubascoop on Apr 19, 2013

Aviation Nerd – Level Up!

Not too long ago while attending my Amateur Radio Club meeting, I heard about the influx of cheap USB DVB-T dongles that could be used as wideband receivers. After researching them some more, I was very interested when I discovered that they could be...
by Three Miles Final on Feb 19, 2013


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