Tag Archives: Canada

Lyrics and Laughter

Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, is well known in celtic music circles. It was unfortunate that we were unable to drive around the cape on our trip to Noval Scotia a few years ago. Our trip’s northern apex was Louisbourg. I … Continue reading

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Roll out the Barrel

When you say the term “beer festival” usually dirndl-clad bosomy waitresses carrying frothy overflowing steins at an Oktoberfest comes to mind. However, as the popularity of microbreweries is spreading in the US, reasons to come and taste are as prevalent … Continue reading

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Colonial Forts

On several trips when I was young my father took us to Fort Ticonderoga, located on Lake George, New York.  The Fort has an interesting role in American history, first built by the French but then burned so the British couldn’t … Continue reading

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High Value Travel: White Water Rafting

Although Spring is not officially here yet, the white water rafting season starts soon. For diehard fans, spring is often the best time of year as snowmelt can make for some wild rides that the lower river volumes of summer … Continue reading

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Travel Pearls: Nova Scotia Kitchen Party

In The Merry Wives of Windsor Shakespeare wrote the line which we now commonly say, “the world is my oyster”. While an oyster looks hard to open, it isn’t all that hard when you know the trick…and sometimes there is a pearl … Continue reading

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