7.11.10 Ned home and Whycocomaugh, Cape Breton, NS
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7.11.10 Ned home and Whycocomaugh,
We got Ned to the delightfully small
I briefly Skyped with Ned and he’d arrived to the
We're headed toward North Sydney to catch the ferry tomorrow to Newfoundland!
We wanted to see the Eastern Coast of Nova Scotia, along the
First, it was nearly wilderness down there. Very desserted, very little traffic, few houses (although some off short roads off the main road), and next to no services for travelers. We drove through the main town called
The second surprise along the “
Heading north then toward Antigonish, the fog changed to an overcast sky and noticeably warmer.
We stopped at the Cape Breton Visitor’s Info after crossing the bridge. The bridge is short- only like 20 yards long because most of the water crossing was on a raised roadbed of rocks. It must be very shallow water there.
Our nice family campground with a pool is just off Hwy 102. Apparently it was 100 degrees here last week until today! I couldn't believe that!
Derrick in the office is originally from
If I forget to add it, last night’s camp costs were $26 with tax (water/electric) and the night before in
So, it was a day filled mostly with driving. The long detour to the southern coast was worth it because I was curious and now I know.
We stopped at a wonderful farmer’s store nearby and got dinner of corn chowder, scallop patty sandwich, fresh blueberry pie, chicken, and a homemade loaf of banana and chocolate chip bread! Life is delicious!
We are so excited about our ferry to