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Aug 13, 2011 - Day 33: Ceilidh and Highlands Village

When we left the campgrounds about 10:15, the temp was already 71 (which is summer here!) and the sun was shining. Things only improved from there. Our goal today was the Ceilidh Trail. A Ceilidh is a musical happening; fiddle, piano, whatever, wherever! At the Red Shoe which had been recommended by more than one person, we found it closed. Didn't open till 11:30 so we headed on to the Gaelic Music Interpretive Center where we had a great lunch and a wonderful ceilidh! The fiddler and the pianist were fantastic! Plus the hostess danced for...

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Aug 21, 2010 - Judique, Nova Scotia

8/21 – 8/22 It took us two days to travel 97 miles (PH25, PH105, PH252, PH19) to Judique, Nova Scotia. On the way we stopped for a night at a road side pull-off in Baddeck. In Judique we camped in the parking lot of the Cape Breton’s Celtic Music Centre. Our purpose for being there was to attend a ceilidh (pronounced kay-lee). A ceilidh is basically a neighborhood party with music usually supplied by a fiddle and piano. The music was great and it was fun watching the townsfolk dance.

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