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

Barbara’s Winter Recipes: Kale “Green Bites” with Savoury Sauces

January 24, 2014
Kale Bites

You may not be out in your winter garden gathering kale, as Barbara does here, but you can add Barbara’s recipes for Kale “Green Bites” served with Apple Chutney and Yoghurt dip–for vegetarians, vegans and other “foodies”. Savoury Green Bites with apple chutney and yogurt dip   These tasty morsels can be served as an […]

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Tour the Sacred Shambhala Sites on Cape Breton Island

January 23, 2014
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  Have you always wanted to visit Gampo Abbey  or Kalapa Valley but don’t know how to get there and/or need a guide? This tour may be of particular interest to people doing Shambhala retreats at Dorje Denmaling near Tatamagouche or visiting Halifax. Cabot Shores is the ideal place to begin a tour of  Kalapa […]

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March Break Unplugged – Tax Free Package!

January 22, 2014

Enjoy an iPod-iPad-tablet-NintendoDS-free week where your kids will want to get up early to go outside to play. For just a few days, don’t bother with constant updates to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, or whatever the social media du jour. Don’t worry, it’ll all be there when you get back home. (Psst… if you […]

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Winter Hiking and Snow Shoeing from Cabot Shores

January 19, 2014

Every Saturday during the winter, there is a guided hike around the St. Ann’s Bay hills off the Cabot Trail. This snowshoe hike took us high with views of St. Ann’s Bay and onto the north-side Indian Brook Falls Trail, pretty much opposite Cabot Shores and just off the Cabot Trail. Here we are at […]

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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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