The great es’cape’-Part 11

Part 11 Homeward bound… We stopped in at Point Michaud near st Peter’s, an exceptional 3km beach backed by marram-covered sand dunes and large cranberry bogs. A gorgeous beach but of course it was rainy and foggy when we were there although there were a couple surfers out there We treated ourselves to some fine…

The great es’cape’-Part 10

Part 10 Today we left our epic spot on the beach, winding our way towards St Peter’s. While scouting some side roads we found ourselves once again on a sketchy trail, the boys backed out as Big Bertha would have damaged her hips on that narrow trail and Salty Bones had to keep her company….

The great es’cape’-Part 9

Part 9 The rain finally stopped but as we headed to bed the wind picked up! Gusting at about 50km/h we jumped out the tents to be sure all the awnings were well secured, unfortunately we did not have our sand pegs with us so we went to the beach with flashlights to look for…

The great es’cape’ -Part 8

Part 8 Yesterday we had a great paddle on the Bras d’Or Lake. The venture kayaks were so great to use. Never thought I would subscribe to an inflatable kayak, but we couldn’t be happier. We left early the next morning and headed eastwards We stopped in a tiny town called Gaberus a population of…

The great es’cape’-Part 7

Part 7 Beautiful sunrise, having coffee on the beach this morning! Sun is shining but rain is expected later today. We left camp at 7.30 heading towards Baddeck, stopped at a quaint little spot for breakfast called “Clucking hen” an all-chicken theme! We picked up some butter tarts, almond tarts and a few other delectable…

The great es’cape’-Part 6

Part 6 After a great sleep, strong coffee, and a quick pack up we left Cape North at about 8.00 am We headed to Meat Cove, a beautiful sunny day, with the roads winding snd twisting along the shoreline which made for a beautiful scenic drive. Barb and I took a walk to the beach…

The great es’cape’-Part 5

Part 5 Today was a whole new beast, we were up early had our coffee packed up and headed out on the road by 7.06 We decided to head out to Cape Clear although the weather was rainy and very foggy. the dirt road lead us easily to cape clear however by the time we…

The great es’cape’-Part 4

Part 4 Eeek… Started off the day with an empty battery for the freezer on top of that the unique fridge/ freezer crashed and left us with one fridge down, thanks to the two SnoMaster’s which saved the day! We changed the 67EX SnoMaster into all fridge and the smaller 42L into a freezer, managing…

The great es’cape’-Part 3

Part 3 Today started off as a stunning day however the pleasant weather did not last long, the rain and mist soon set in, so kayaking was off the menu. We decided to stay one more night in the same location as we didn’t want to head out to Cape Clear on a foggy/rainy day!…

The great es’cape’-Part 2

Part 2 The day started off early, dropping off the rotties for their vacation, we then headed towards Stewiacke where we met up with Sandy and Barb. Our convoy then headed towards Cape George, where we had to stop to see the lighthouse and of course the scenery. Next, we found Steinhart distillery where we…