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Studying at Gampo Abbey

 
In March, Paul and Barbara were fortunate to be invited to take part in Shedra, or monastic college, at Gampo Abbey. For two weeks we traveled to Gampo Abbey several times a week. The journey itself, a drive on the Cabot Trail through the Cape Breton Highland National Park in winter is spectacular.

More than once, we observed a moose (the same one, we believe) in almost the same location, calmly chewing and regarding us with interest.
Gampo Abbey, North America’s only Tibetan monastery for Western students, is located off the Cabot Trail, high above the Gulf of St.Lawrence.

Under the […]

75th Anniversary of Cape Breton Highlands Park

2011 is the 75th Anniversary of the Cape Highlands Park.
 
Hikers can honor the Park and the anniverary by hiking 75 km on
park trails between May and July, 2011.  By doing so, you can
receive a 75th birthday commemorative prize from the park.
Have at it.
 
Hiking trails and exhibits are now open.  The park has amazingly
well kept trails, interesting wildlife and is home to the Cabot Trail
which winds through it.
 
At Cabot Shores we have maps of the Cape Breton Highlands Park
and can make recommendations based on your interest and hiking
appetites.  Our Indian Brook and French river trails are also part of
the Highlands, but […]