Nova Scotia input

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  1. scootac

    scootac Just a Traveler

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    A little FYI about the Cabot Trail- coming down French Mountain towards Cheticamp... about halfway down is construction and traffic is restricted to one lane. There's a traffic light to control the flow. Also heavy trucks going up/down which can be moving VERY slowly!

    Just in case you didn't already know...
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  2. scootac

    scootac Just a Traveler

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    We had a recommendation to take the Coastal Loop between South Harbor and Neils Harbor due to construction on the Cabot Trail. We did, and it was very scenic, lots of high cliff views of the water.
    Just an option for you.
  3. Dualsport Chic

    Dualsport Chic Long timer

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    Thanks G - hate construction : ( Getting psyched now!
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  4. 2dogs1cat

    2dogs1cat Cole Harbour Kid

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    2dogs1cat Cole Harbour Kid

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    Are you packed and ready to go!
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  6. scootac

    scootac Just a Traveler

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    You and your crew have a great trip!!!
    It is awesome!!!
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  7. Dualsport Chic

    Dualsport Chic Long timer

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    Thx G! Looking like foggy travel up to Portland
  8. scootac

    scootac Just a Traveler

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    The Skyline Trail takes ~2 hours or so, but is a great view of the waters and cliffs looking towards Cheticamp.
    A good way to stretch the legs or if done riding for the day.
    We saw a cow moose standing on the trail on our way back.
    I have pics somewhere.
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  9. Dualsport Chic

    Dualsport Chic Long timer

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    Morning fog gave way to gorgeous ocean views IMG_6252.JPG
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  10. Dualsport Chic

    Dualsport Chic Long timer

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    Along the Southeast shore lighthouse route: IMG_6274.JPG
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  11. Dualsport Chic

    Dualsport Chic Long timer

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    And 2Dogs1Cat and his lovely wife met us at Peggy's Cove and took us to a delicious dinner - thank you so very much Dino & Violet for your hospitality!
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  12. 2dogs1cat

    2dogs1cat Cole Harbour Kid

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    Sorry about the weather Dualsport Chic, but we enjoyed the visit none-the-less. Thank you for the introductions, adventurous stories and humorous anecdotes. We hope to see everyone come for a visit so we can get you all a feed of lobster.
    Safe travels for the remainder of your journey.
    Kind regards.
    : ^ )
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  13. Dualsport Chic

    Dualsport Chic Long timer

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  14. Dualsport Chic

    Dualsport Chic Long timer

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    Funny shot from Astir of me trying to get a good shot on the Cabot Trail . . .
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  15. Dualsport Chic

    Dualsport Chic Long timer

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    Meat Cove . . .
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    Meat Cove upon Approach:
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  16. Green1

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    Was planning on doing Cabot trail and Meat Cove this weekend,weather not looking the greatest but will see how it is in the AM,your pictures making me want to make a run,Thanks
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  17. Dualsport Chic

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    The weather was forecast to be abysmal for us as well but it turned out to be pretty nice - we were blessed. Hope the weather clears for you as well!
  18. scootac

    scootac Just a Traveler

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    Seems like the old adage of weather...."If you don't like the weather, wait half an hour!"...applies in spades in NS!
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    tbas3 Been here awhile

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    If anyone reading this thread is in the Yarmouth area and needs a place to put up a tent let me know. 10 minutes ride to the ferry. Indoor space to work on your bike if needed. GS911 fault code reader available.
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  20. Dualsport Chic

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    I am so grateful for my Nova Scotia adventure. The Candanian people, particularly Nova Scotians, are the kindest and most hospitable folks I have encountered thus far in my 50 years. In addition to Dino & Violet's wonderful act of kindness in giving us trip information and hosting us for dinner, another virtual stranger came to our aid the next morning. I was battling severe bronchitis (which turned into pneumonia later) and while at the Clifty Cove Motel, another rider was in the next room. He heard me coughing all night. Right as we were about to leave the hotel, he came with chicken soup broth for me - stating 'This is for you - Dr's orders'. His name was David, an MD from Toronto traveling on a blue V-Strom.
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    These are only a couple of the many wonderful interactions we had while visiting our neighbors to the north. The drivers also were very courteous to us as motorcyclists - especially on the highways. We felt safe and welcomed everywhere we went. Thank you Canada and may God Bless you on your 150th anniversary. LONG LIVE CANADA!
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    I'll definitely be back!:
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