Cape Breton to Switzerland & Back Again (A Change of Place Energizes)

 
Take a break from your routine…change your place of adventure…meet exciting people, young and old, along the way…that’s what we’re saying to our guests, so in April we took our own advice…
To have Adventure A Day (not in Cape Breton) but in Switzerland.
Time for a family reunion with the added blessing of Alijah’s birth to nephew Alexi and Porsha…hiking in the Alps with Nico, builder of the wood-fired pizza oven and even a meeting with a beekeeper high in the Tessin mountains near Spruga…with waterfalls galore (that and good food making Dr. Paul very happy…) and with the sound of […]

Service Learning at Cabot Shores 2012

Having reflected in gratitude on the amazing learning and accomplishments of our 2011  Volunteers, we now set forth our vision for 2012.
We are inviting people interested in Service-Learning at Cabot Shores who…

* Wish to live in a community of  people who enjoy working, serving,  learning and growing together
  * Aspire tol bring their kindness, generosity, an open mind, curiosity, skill, willingness, and full participation to everything they are asked to do
 
* Wish to learn about & expeirence Healing Arts such as meditation, Qi Gong, Morning Yoga with the intention of developing or deepening a daily body-mind practice

 
* Will do their […]

A Heartfelt Thank You to our 2011 Interns, Wwoofers, Helpx-ers and other Volunteers!

Our heartfelt Thank You to all the Interns, Wwoofers, Helpx-ers and other Volunteers that helped out at Cabot Shores in 2011. What an amazing team! Well done, we could not have made it without you!!
Here are some of the projects you did for Cabot Shores:
In March, when our firewood supply ran low, an arborist from BC, spent 2 days cutting wood along Indian Brook.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  In May, during the few sunny days that month, two of us put in the seeds for the entire early garden crop; the tipi and yurt were put up, set up and decorated; a new […]

Good Night Moon, Good Morning Moose

Guess Who Greeted  Liam and Janet and Isabel ?   An adventurous family from Newfoundland believes it’s not too cold to stay in a Yurt.  So they did, at Cabot Shores… And this morning, first thing Liam saw and photographed was a moose just below the Yurt… Liam’s “day job’ is that of brewmaster at the …

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Allyson Tache, our Cape Breton Connection, is staying in the Yurt

Allyson Tache, founder of Refuge Enfant Pour Tous, (Refuge for All Children in Burkina Faso) stayed last night
in the Yurt.
 
Allyson set up the first Yurt at Cabot Shores…and introduced many friends to Cape Breton and to Cabot Shores.
 
She is here on Cape Breton, in between trips from Europe, Africa and most recently Quebec where she is fund raising
for her project “Building Berkina”, where she has founded an orphanage and  has developed a local community project of woodworking, including making children’s blocks and distributing them to community learning centres….
 
 

Blocks in Berkina Faso

 

Allyson and Tree

Fifteen International Students From Dalhousie Visit Cabot Shores

A group of  adventurous international students from Dalhousie are visiting Cape Breton and staying at Cabot Shores.  Willing to brave the still wintery conditions, they were out watching the sunrise and hoping to catch a glimpse of a moose.
Visit our Guestbook for the students testimonials in Swedish, French, Dutch, and Australian slang! (Bloody Brilliant, we say!)