Introduction to Cabot Shores’ Blog:

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What adventures engage you on Cape Breton Island? What special events? What wildlife surprises you or Art, Music, stories around the fire?

See through pictures and videos special off the beaten spots along the Cabot Trail. And hear stories from guides like Dr, Paul, “B”, Cosmo and John Henry…And guests and guides from the world over…

Eg. first Post: Cape Breton Featured on ABC News, Good Morning, America

(Will Fame Spoil Cape Breton Island?)

Not likely, but 7 million eyeballs just saw Cape Breton featured on Good Morning, America, according to Angelo Spinazzola of sea-kayaking. Let us know what you think.

Will fame spoil Cape Breton? Check out the video and let us know what you think….read more & go to Cape Breton Featured on ABC

Happy Holidays from Your Friends at Cabot Shores

December 23, 2013
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Hi   Friend, Happy Holidays to You and Yours… We hope you are spending some good times with friends, family and those you hold dear!       Merry XMAS and Happy New Year…. Love from,                       Ruby, Barbara,  Louis & Dr. Paul                         And  Cosmo […]

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Winter comes early this year

December 14, 2013
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I’m eating my words (and kale) these days- after telling everyone who wants to know what Cape Breton winters are like, “oh, the real snow doesn’t come until the 2nd or 3rd week in January….we pick greens from the garden at Christmastime” – and everyone is impressed.  Not so this time. I just harvested the […]

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Champion Australian Surfer, Cold Water and Cabot Shores

December 13, 2013
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Competitive surfing is not for the faint of heart. Cold-water surfing?… now that takes a special kind of courage. The kind that drives champion surfer, Sally Fitzgibbons, who visited Nova Scotia to test herself against the frigid water of the North Atlantic. We had the pleasure to host Sally, her Dad, and her documentary film […]

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7th Annual New Year’s Levee is coming to Cabot Shores

December 11, 2013
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  Above you see Helen Thompson with a new friend at last year’s New Year’s Levee.  Helen was a wonderful, spirited member of the Indian Brook community and at 99, had  a rare sense of elogance in her bearing, quiet energy, and warmth.  And she was always up for the levee or  a concert.  She […]

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Cedar Yurt & Cedar Soaking Tub at Cabot Shores

October 16, 2013
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Imagine the fragrance of fresh cedar as you wake when the sun rises and as you relax in the evening in the graceful circle of a Japanese cedar Ofuro Soaking Tub. Many guests don’t think of the aroma when choosing a place to stay, but it’s a pleasant surprise that delights all our guests. Our […]

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Join Us for a Guided Hike & BBQ at Cabot Shores During Celtic Colours

October 3, 2013
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On October 19th, The Good Health Festival Society (which raises money for Breast Cancer Action Nova Scotia) is hosting a
community event during the Celtic Colours International Music Festival all over Cape Breton.
Starting at 11am, at Cabot Shores, there will be local, guided hike along the Red Island Trail, followed by a cookout at Cabot
Shores Wilderness Resort, along the Cabot Trail.
Beginning hikers to intermediate can do this walk along the Barrachois River to the Red Island Beach and back along
a loop to MacDonald’s Pond.
 

Red Island  Beach  is on St. Ann’s Bay with a good view of Kelly’s Mountain  and the Bird [...]

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Cabot Trail Named One of “World’s 10 Most Beautiful Highways” by FoxNews.com

September 7, 2013
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Cape Breton’s Cabot Trail has a history of high ratings from magazines and other media.
National Geographic, Conde Nast, Travel and Leisure, and the Readers’ Digest all have
written about the beauty of Cape Breton Island, especially the Cabot Trail.
Now Foxnews.com has named the Cabot Trail one of the “world’s top 10 highways”.
The article in foxnews.com goes on to say:  “the Cabot Trail brings travellers through lush
green forests that in the fall transform into a breathtaking sea of reds, oranges and yellows
as the leaves change colors.  Along the route, drivers will come across an abundance of restaurants,
museums, galeries as well as hiking [...]

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