Hacking North by NorthEast...
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06-12-2010, 08:04 PM
Deaf on Wheels
Joined: Dec 2007
Location: Leland, North Carolina, USA
On top of Nova Scotia
Sharon posting here for Elmer since he is in need of some R&R. We started out this morning ride with the sun leading us towards the north easterly route...
the long road to North Sidney, NS
"Controlled Access Highway" ??? wonder who is in control???
Limited views on my left!
Beginning to see bilingual signs in English and Celtic
McDonald selling McLobster
Never did find it.....
Look familiar?? Yep....Elmer was here in 2008
Alexander Graham Bell is revered in NS...
A small schooner on Bras d'Or Lake
Happy NS people live here...
more English-Celtic signs....
Newfoundland ferry terminal....had to go there to make reservation
Bought tickets for tomorrow (Sunday)...and paid for return trip on 22 June
Exploring town of Sidney....
Round the world yacht race/multi-cultral event celebration at the dock in Sidney. I went to check it out while Elmer watched the world soccer match (USA vs. England 1-1) and napped.
The Cape Breton Island yacht is in port to drop off Canadian crews -- they pick up different crews along the way and the yacht is currently in 3rd place.
Wanna join? Here's where you sign up...
Multi-cultral event..... Polish culture
Greek food...yumm yumm
Cape Breton breads & oat cakes (filled my bag with goodies). Can you tell I go for the desserts
Found this old church on my way back to our motel....
Cemetery of early settlers on Cape Bretton Island...born 1806, died 1882
uh oh....this tree grew on the headstone
reflections of the cemetery in the window...
Main street needs to be revived...found only 1 restaurant and it looks pretty dead for a Saturday afternoon.
but they had a cool shoe store....
pondered buying this pair.....heck, Elmer spends 3x more on shocks for the beemer
or should I get this one??
nah, these shoes won't get me home.....until tomorrow.
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