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Introduction to Cabot Shores' Blog

Enjoy a series of blogs by the Cabot Shores team featuring recipes, do it yourself tips, stories and guides to outdoor adventure and what is new on Cape Breton.

Join the conversation on the Cabot Shores blog! Cape Breton Island is a special place and we want to know what adventures, events, wildlife, art, music, even which stories around the camp fire engage you the most. Write to tell us what interests you most.

Pet Friendly: Mind, Body, Spirit

Blizzards and wind-chill are the drudgery of winter months, but they don’t stop our Cabot Shores pup, Cosmo, from enjoying snow-filled frolics. As we humans retreat to the indoors, the blithe, bountiful attitude of the animal is something we can all learn from. A mind free of inhibitions and emotional hang-ups, our pets are unphased by the obstacles of life’s journey. Pets are engaged with their surroundings and live in the present– this is a practice yogis and wellness gurus preach. Its no wonder why we’re bound to their spirits. Our pets bring companionship in […]

Gaelic College, A Centre for Celtic Music & More Along the Cabot Trail

Welcome to the Gaelic College Is the kilted  man  playing bagpipes and standing in a parking lot simply  a lure for tourists into the Gaelic College of Arts and Crafts?   Possibly, but what better way to demonstrate the sight and sounds of a living culture than to enter into the gateway of this historic …

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Stories of an Intern at Cabot Shores

  Hello All! As Cabot Shore’s newest intern, I’m thrilled to be assisting Dr. Paul and Barbara Weinberg with the resort’s media/marketing development. I spent last week taking in this fantastic venue, and getting to know the stories and rooted culture it entails. While the summer months are typically the peak season, the lodge’s high …

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Becoming a “Green Resort”

No,  Cabot Shores is not yet there–a “Green Resort”  Becoming one is just another journey set out in our vision. The vision in brief : Foster a wilderness destination that provides “comfort” to its guests, staff and visitors, while being in eco harmony with this special place called “Cabot Shores”  along Indian Brook, Church Pond, …

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Polar Bear Swims at Cabot Shores

After being repeatedly pummeled by high winds, heavy downpours, storms and flooding, Cape Breton Island is finally seeing some sunshine.  Inspired by the sun and relatively mild weather, two women and a dog courageously set out to do a polar bear swim at Cabot Shores on New Year’s day. Finding the right spot – easy …

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A New Years’ Thank You to Cabot Shores’ Interns & Wwoofers

At last, just before 2010 comes to a close, some reflections, aspirations and foremost many heartfelt Thank You’s to the amazing interns and wwoofers (“willing workers on organic farms”) who generously gave of themselves and of their energy to Cabot Shores over the past eight months.
Interns, Wwoofers, an Artist- and a Healing Artist-in-Residence worked and lived with us from 2 days to 2 months and more. Some of the highlight projects they participated in include:
* Assisting in setting up and managing the first Internship program at Cabot Shores
* Bringing an artist’s eye […]