Winter Camping in the Blue Heron Dome

Most guests opt for the warmth of a Mongolian Yurt with woodstove this time of year, but not Australians Emily and Brian! Brian came to Cabot Shores celebrating his 32nd birthday, and the couple insisted on Winter camping in a dome during their Canadian adventure! An evening hot tub soak helped recharge their batteries, and …

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Coloradan sees her first Moose while snowshoeing!

(Yes, as of early May, there is still a bit of snow on Cape Breton, especially in the Highlands) My second day here at Cabot Shores, Nova Scotia; Dr. Paul took me on a snowshoe hike up the Indian Brook Falls North trail so that I could get a better sense of the area. It …

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Cabot Links Golf Enjoyed By Cabot Shores’ Guest

Cabot Links opened this summer in Inverness and several guests from
Cabot Shores made the pilgrimage.
 
From two golf pros visiting from South Carolina, to a retired Scottish physician and son in law filmmaker, to a founder of ESPN
Sports, they each made the trek to both Highland Links in Ingonish and  to more distant Cabot Links, now considered one of the best links
courses on the planet.
 
With views of the ocean on every hole, it offers the authentic feel of a links course.  As Bob Weeks of Scoregolf says:
“As great a course as Cabot Links will be – and trust me, it will […]

Good Night Moon, Good Morning Moose

Guess Who Greeted  Liam and Janet and Isabel ?   An adventurous family from Newfoundland believes it’s not too cold to stay in a Yurt.  So they did, at Cabot Shores… And this morning, first thing Liam saw and photographed was a moose just below the Yurt… Liam’s “day job’ is that of brewmaster at the …

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Allyson Tache, our Cape Breton Connection, is staying in the Yurt

Allyson Tache, founder of Refuge Enfant Pour Tous, (Refuge for All Children in Burkina Faso) stayed last night
in the Yurt.
 
Allyson set up the first Yurt at Cabot Shores…and introduced many friends to Cape Breton and to Cabot Shores.
 
She is here on Cape Breton, in between trips from Europe, Africa and most recently Quebec where she is fund raising
for her project “Building Berkina”, where she has founded an orphanage and  has developed a local community project of woodworking, including making children’s blocks and distributing them to community learning centres….
 
 

Blocks in Berkina Faso

 

Allyson and Tree