Posts from ‘December, 2012’

Piping School

Scots came to Prince Edward Island in the late 1770s. Since then, they’ve kept their heritage alive in story and song and that’s what you’ll see at Summerside’s College of Piping. Their pipers, singers, and dancers are all world class – and you’ll come away from your visit with their stirring music resonating through your […]

Tong and Shuck

No, those aren’t words that will bring on Mama and her cake of soap! Tongs are used to lift the bountiful Malpeque oysters from their ocean bed. Then, in order to savour their salty goodness, you have to know how to properly shuck them. It’s an art and on Prince Edward Island there are many […]

Blue Diamond Tours shore excursions

A Quick Overview • Specializes in small (one to six people) cruise-ship-to-shore tours • Services ports in Halifax and Sydney (Nova Scotia), and Charlottetown (PEI) • Provides private Maritime excursions that are personally designed by you • Clients can tour Nova Scotia, PEI, and New Brunswick • One-day and multi-day tours available for both cruise-ship […]

Amoeba – Baddeck

See the shores of the Bras d’Or Lakes as they should be seen – from the deck of a 67-foot schooner, Amoeba. She’ll take you along this grand inland sea, where bald eagles soar overhead. From her decks, you’ll get a view of Alexander Graham Bell’s beloved Beinn Breagh, the fairways of Bell Bay Golf […]

Auld’s Cove and Cove Restaurant

The is Nova Scotia’s road to the Isle – a narrow band over a deep channel that connects the mainland to Cape Breton Island. As you sit in the restaurant at the Cove Motel, you may see everything from small sailboats to ocean going vessels heading through the narrow canal at the centre of the […]

Glen Breton Distillery

The clear cold waters of MacLellan’s Brook are the foundation for North America’s first single malt distillery in beautiful Glenville, Cape Breton. At the distillery, you will see how the ‘water of life’ takes form as malted barley and water are blended together to produce one of the smoothest single malts you’ll ever try. But, […]

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