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Jul 27, 2018 - travel to lower Cape Breton

Today we toured the southern north coast of Cape Breton, which is considered to be the Celtic Coast, making stops at the Celtic Music Interpretive Center and the Glenora Distillery to sample North Americas’ first locally produced Single Malt Whiskey. It is interesting to see and hear how the music style changes from area to area in such short distances depending on prevailing national heritage. The entertainers here don’t even know how to play the “ugly stick” of Nfld. We found the Margaree Valley to be one of the finest areas we have seen...

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Jul 12, 2009 - Cheticamp

Single Malt for lunch lead to other silly things. We stopped at Scarecrow Joes. A young man decided to make fulllife sized scarecrow figures to entertain the people who travelled the Cabot trail. The collection of over 50 figures includes cartoon characters, politicians, and various other unique individuals, each with a name and story. After he died his son continued to add members to the scarecrow family. Every year before the snow, they are all taken down, stored in the adjoining ice cream shoppe and then redressed completely in the...

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Jul 9, 2009 - Glenora

This will be a quick entry, again without pictures. We are at Glenora Distillery, North America's only single malt whisky distillery. It is up on Cape Breton. We are in the Pub listening to Gaelic music, sipping whisky and making this entry on dial-up internet. Let me give you their description of the aroma and flavour. It is light to medium bodied, but pleasantly fiery, offering a tight combination of butterscotch, heather, honey and ground ginger with elongated, wood-infused undertones. This aromatic whisky presents a pleasing...

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