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North America » Canada » Nova Scotia » Cape Breton » Pleasant Bay October 5th 2005

Hike. Kayak. Whales. Busy day of doing stuff I'm cold and hungry! We started off the morning with a short hike to the rocky cliffs somewhere in Cape Breton...can't remember the name! It was only about 45 minutes for the round trip hike. More like a pleasant walk amongst the trees and then the reward was some gorgeous views. Then it was another short drive of about 20 minutes or so to the place where we could rent kayaks. Only $20 for two hours of kayaking! I love kayaking on nice and calm waters. Amazingly I didn't get too wet either. After kayaking we had a short walk along a rocky beach and tested out our rock skipping skills. Yup, I still can't skip a rock worth a darn! haha Before we knew it, we sped ... read more
Cathy, Vivian and Tania
What a view!
Whale watching

North America » Canada » Nova Scotia » Cape Breton » Pleasant Bay October 4th 2005

Salty Bear begins Nova Scotia, PEI Little New Brunswick. I had an 8:30AM start this morning meeting up with the Salty Bear tour company. It took about a half hour to get everything sorted out and soon enough we were off and running. The beginning of the tour was mainly driving on the highway, so it was not all that exciting. It did give us a bit of a chance to get to know one another a little bit better and we also got a bit of a run down from Carman, our tour guide/driver. We're a small bunch. 10 people on tour plus Carman. So there's Duncan and Olaf. Duncan is Carman's brother and Olaf is Duncan's friend. Tania from Australia. She's been travelling and working the last 18 months or so. She’s been through ... read more
The Salty Bear Gang plays ultimate

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