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Aug 26, 2013 - Springhill and Pugwash

Today we joined the Burkes for a shorter trip to Springhill and Pugwash. Springhill is where Ann Murray, the great Canadian singer, grew up and is home to the Ann Murray Museum. We spent a full two hours touring the exhibits in the museum and recalling the many hits of Ann’s career. We drove further south to Pugwash. Pugwash is a small community on the water where the streets bear both English and Gaelic names and where Cyrus Eaton once hosted Albert Einstein, Bertrand Russel and other great minds in search of world peace. Of course we are...

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Aug 4, 2010 - Pugwash

What a name for a town – Pugwash. We had some difficulty to getting level at our campground, because the whole area was just a grassy slope down to the cliff at the water’s edge. We all finally had to park sideways, but got level. Stu had no hookups, while we and the Andersons had only electric and water. There were very steep stairs down the cliff to a very rocky beach. We had one full day in Pugwash and took in what the area had to offer. There are two pewter plants in Pugwash. We did the factory tour of one of them. I wasn’t allowed to...

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Jul 17, 2008 - Water of life and Salt of the Earth - Cape Breton and the Northumberland Shore

Mosquitoes 37: Doug 23 As you can see, the mosquitoes are leading in their bloodquest… somehow (other than voracious black flies in Terra Nova National Park) we escaped the wrath of the whiny, winged pests in Newfoundland, but not in Cape Breton! The ferry ride over was beautiful. The moon was almost full and looking out the porthole from deck three I watched the hypnotic blue glow dance off the waves. One quick note on the Argentia run: it is long so if you’re going to book a dormitory sleeper, make sure you bring good earplugs… they’re...

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