This is a collection of my favorite Nova Scotia pictures on Instagram.
The glowing landscapes and the dramatic cliffs on Cape Breton make it not so hard to understand why Scottish people decided to settle here and call this part of Canada their home. They brought the love of golf and music with them and also didn't leave their welcoming and warm nature behind.
Truly a wonderful and musical part of Canada.
• Kayaking with the Eagles • #tstStories On arrival in Nova Scotia I drove directly to #NorthRiver on the famous Cabot trail. I was invited there by Angelo, a kayaking guitarist whom started North River Kayak over 20 years ago. Never kayaked a lot before so it was great to get some explanation about the boat and how to peddle before we hit the river. We followed it direction ocean which is close to the dock. This results in a mix of fresh and salt water which attracts all kinds of fish and which in his turn then attracts Eagles. Angelo pointed out 3 nests and we saw them circling above or heads almost the entire time. Impressive creatures! We went to a little beach for breakfast and from there we gradually made our way back. Peddling, chatting and enjoying the views. A great way to start the day! Back at the dock Angelo sat down with me and taught me the blues routine and one of his songs. Yup. He's writing his own music and played gigs in different countries. You can discover his music at www.spinazzola.ca I'll upload the video of us playing after this post ;-) What a great welcome to Nova Scotia. • #tstCanada with @explorecanada & @visitnovascotia • #tstGuitar with @gibsonguitar • #tstGoPro with @gopro • #ExploreCanada #VisitNovaScotia #Gibson #GoPro • #SocialTravel #Travel #Canada •
Cloud blanket • #tstMoments this was yesterday eve at the far North of the Cabot Trail at sunset. I waved to my buddies in #Newfoundland across the water. Not sure they saw me though :-) • #tstCanada with @explorecanada & @visitnovascotia • #ExploreCanada #VisitNovaScotia • #Travel #Canada #NovaScotia #CabotTrail •
Boomer's view • #tstMoments The past days have been very busy and social. Found some time to write everything down before heading to #Halifax I was invited back to St. Peter's and my first stop was 'Boomer's' place for dinner and a guitar lesson in traditional music. His house overlooks Cape Breton's Bras d'or lake which is connected to the Atlantic Ocean via the famous St Peter's Canal. So next posts will be stories about Celtic traditional music, a musical Sailing trip and fiddling with strings. Stay tuned, just like me ;-) • #tstCanada with @explorecanada & @visitnovascotia • #ExploreCanada #VisitNovaScotia • #SocialTravel #Travel #Canada #NovaScotia #CapeBreton •
All sails ahead
• An afternoon Sailing • #tstStories Earlier this week my host in St. Peter's, Greg, from Cape Breton Sailing invited me to join him for some fun on Bras d'Or lake. Together with Ida and Linda who booked a tour we sailed out on a bright and sunny day. Perfect. We had lots of laughs and fun and even got to stear the boat. Greg always stayed very relaxed, going for a stroll to the front of the boat with us still on the wheel. Oh the trust :-) Really an exhilarating feeling trying to control the boat and get it to go where you want. A very beautiful day with great people. Thanks Greg! • #tstCanada with @explorecanada & @visitnovascotia • #ExploreCanada #VisitNovaScotia • #SocialTravel #Travel #Canada #NovaScotia #CapeBreton #Sailing •
Rose and Gibson
Dream team • #tstMoments These 2 travel buddies make sure every day is filled with adventure. Never a dull moment around them :-) • #tstCanada with @explorecanada & @visitnovascotia • #tstGuitar with @gibsonguitar• #SocialVan with @VWcanada • #ExploreCanada #VisitNovaScotia #Gibson #Westfalia • #Travel #Canada #NovaScotia #Roadtrip •
Where the road ends • #tstMoments Paid a visit to Peggys Cove a few days ago. It's a half hour drive from #Halifax and truly a pretty fishing town. Will share some more sights from there next. • #tstCanada with @explorecanada & @visitnovascotia • #ExploreCanada #VisitNovaScotia • #SocialTravel #Travel #Canada #NovaScotia #PeggysCove #Westfalia #T2 #Roadtrip •
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