–Friends or foes? The guard took us by surprise, blocking up the entrance.
–Where are you coming from?
–From Toronto, was our short answer.
–No enemies are allowed inside!!
He suddenly started laughing, definitely by the look of our faces. A second later it struck me this is French land.. such a welcoming people LOL
Traveler of our times
You see and understand,
Thinking of our sorrow
Witnessing our joy
Told or unknown
Whispered in the sky. Continue reading
The following day, once in the tiny and cozy town of Louisbourg, we spent the early evening at the little hidden beach that reminded us of our merry times in our 20’s. When you can grab a blanket and a guitar, and your bunch of friends. When the laugh and the glee were the only care one can have.
After that we spent some time shopping in the little family stores full of crafts, and antique pieces of local art.
We saved the major destination: the fortress, where “The past is present”, as the city states itself, for the next day. Continue reading
Getting ready in an overcast morning for our next destination, we knew already that we have no way going back, but only one way going forward. When looking on the map, one can see that NS doesn’t seem too big, but heading to the north of the island, Cape Breton, took us quite a bit.
A shy sun with seldom boldness shining beyond the friendly clouds gave us the urge to get sooner to our final destination. Great traffic with an excellent driver helped us get in no time to our new place Cheticamp, where we found the coziest place and warmest host at the gate of Cape Breton National Park. Continue reading