Cape Breton Photo of the Week: The Cabot Trail

The Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Island – Yesterday (Thursday) was a day of sun, cloud, wind and rain, most of the time all this together all at once. Carl and I decided on doing the Cabot Trail after a good breakfast at the Country Kitchen Restaurant in Port Hastings. This shot was taken by Carl Read More …

Photo of the Week: Nov 13, 2015

St Ann’s Harbour – One of the most scenic areas of the Cabot Trail with the Englishtown ferry and St Ann’s Bay in view on the right and the majestic Cape Breton Highlands Plateau spanning across on the other side. This photo was taken from the St Ann’s Look-off on the Trans-Canada Highway, without doubt one of Read More …

Photo of the Week: Oct 30, 2015

Cape Breton Highlands – On our drive around the Cabot Trail, at the base of North Mountain on the bank of the North Aspy River in Big Intervale we came to this lovely spot where we could get out and stretch our legs. And that’s what we did, just long enough to take in the fall freshness around us then hurrying back to the Read More …

Photo of the Week: Sept 11, 2015

Chimney Corner – While out on a road trip, we eventually found Chimney Corner Beach a few miles before Margaree Harbour along the Shore Road on the west coast of Cape Breton Island. With the help of Google Maps we were able to find roughly the whereabouts of this beach and take a chance that one particular dirt road would take us to this beach. Read More …

Photo of the Week: Sept 4, 2015

Cap Rouge – Two weeks ago, our Cabot Trail road trip led us to this red chair overlooking one of the most spectacular view in the Cape Breton Highlands. On the first try to find this #RedChair, we drove passed it since it’s not visible from the highway. I’ve seen photos of it so I did have an idea of where Read More …

Photo of the Week: Aug. 7, 2015

Cabot Trail – Thank you Dale Brown for this excellent shot of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park‘s popular Skyline Trail. Did you know from the headland’s boardwalk, on a clear day you may possibly see the Magdalen Islands nearly 100 km to the north-west? This trail is a 7 km loop overlooking the Gulf of St. Read More …

Photo of the Week: June 19, 2015

Cape Breton Highlands – Thank you Dale Brown for sending this awesome photo. It looks like this moose browsing in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park has spotted you too. Great shot! If you’d like to keep track of the weather conditions in L’Ardoise, check out the Cape Breton Living webcams by clicking on this link: http://www.capebretonliving.com/webcam/ or Read More …

Cabot Trail Winter Road Trip

March 14, 2015 turned out to be a fine day weather-wise, with only sun and cloud in the forecast. Here we have a perfect day for a winter road trip around the Cabot Trail. As I’m writing this post, it is officially spring here on the East Coast of Canada, but this road trip was actually on a Read More …

Photo of the Week: March 27-2015

Cape North – On a road trip around the Cabot Trail a couple of weeks ago, our timing was perfect to go around before the next snow storm was to hit the East Coast. It was a cold day with a wind making it feel even colder, but otherwise it was partly overcast with sunny periods for 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 …