Gonzalo

L’Ardoise Gonzalo passed well to the south of Cape Breton Island last night leaving only the loud sound of the roaring surf and a cloud of mist above the ocean waters. I might just head out later and check out the waves… If you’d like to keep track of the weather conditions in L’Ardoise, located on the Read More …

Photo of the Week: Oct 17-2014

The Margaree River From our Fall road trip, here is one of the many scenic photos taken along the famous Margaree River on the Cabot Trail. If you look closely, chances are you will spot someone enjoying some fly fishing, it sure was an awesome day for doing just that! If you’d like to keep track of the weather conditions in L’Ardoise, Read More …

Cabot Trail: Road Trip

Fall around the Cabot Trail The Cabot Trail makes a loop around Cape Breton Island and follows the western and eastern coastlines on the northern tip of the island. The question often asked is which direction is best to view the Cabot Trail, clockwise or counter-clockwise?  I have done the drive countless times, in the summer, fall and Read More …

Beautiful morning

A beautiful morning. It’s October 15th, the colours are warm, mostly sunny skies and a high of 23Celsius for today is what the weather forecast is predicting. Starting the day with breakfast at the Big Stop in Auld’s Cove then on with the routine of the day. On days like these, it’s hard to imagine we will soon be facing  Read More …

Photo of the Week: Oct 3-2014

Welcome to Cape Breton –  Crossing over the Causeway brings me back to my first visit to this beautiful place. It was 1980, a road trip from Toronto with a Cape Bretoner that I had met in Ottawa. Two weeks of experiencing life on Cape Breton Island made me come back for more… and two years later made it my home.