A slushy area in the middle remains clear to keep two wheels on. I am embattled in the lesser known Canadian sport; playing chicken with on-coming traffic to see who will give up the center line first.
In 1976, my family moved from Dartmouth, back to my father's boyhood home of West Bay, Cape Breton. I was seven year old and I only remember a turn off in the road with a sign saying Amherst, and the other pointed to Cape Breton. Soon after our move, my uncle Ainslie MacKay, sold his... Continue Reading →
It is a big mixed grey blue sky and I am excited to start today's adventures. I will be tracking down Farley's Arc. A track of land that was donated to the Nova Scotia Nature Trust by Canada's famous writer Farley Mowat. Then I'm off to one of North Americas oldest European settlements; St Peters. The... Continue Reading →
Port Hastings When I was here in July there was a rather jolting drop from the bridge to the road, I am pleased with the smoothness of the new pavement. I am now on Cape Breton Island. Port Hastings area to be exact. First stop is right here. I swing into the drive way on the... Continue Reading →
Shoulder surgery has forced me to quash my adventurous side and come up with new ways to keep myself content and still feed my inner travel beast. I believe I have successfully done this by hunting out new beaches and visiting old favourites. I have been rather successful judging from my tan. Here are some... Continue Reading →
I wandered to many new places in 2016. This list is mostly road trips. The activities are what are naturally occurring; free or minimal cost to enjoy. (I will let you know) Intrinsic travel at its best. I will leave the guide books and your own personal taste in travel, to help you decide how... Continue Reading →
If you have family or friends that you visit in another area several hours away from you. You may understand that I have come to dread the 5 hr drive from My home in the Fredericton Area of New Brunswick to my childhood home of West Bay Cape Breton, in Nova Scotia. I do this... Continue Reading →
I had come back from a trip of a lifetime to Kenya in March 2016 that left a travel hangover bigger than my will. I needed a hair of the dog to aid my re-entry into New Brunswick life and to find a fitting way to celebrate Canada's 150th that was all mine. However,... Continue Reading →