"MooseSpotting in Cape Breton Highlands" Top 5 Page for this destination Cape Breton Island by richiecdisc
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On a clear day, one can imagine an idyllic existence for the Micmac native Americans that once claimed sole domain of the rugged and beautiful island Cape Breton, at the tip of Nova Scotia. Yet in less ideal climatic conditions, one can but wonder how hardy Arcadian settlers of both Scottish and French descent came to call this often-foreboding place home. It is often said that those emigrants that fled from Europe sought not only religious freedom but also more space; not oddly, their choices tended towards those that resembled their homeland. With rolling highlands and weather beaten craggy coasts, Nova Scotia fit right into every Scots dream of having his own Loch Lomand. Modern day Cape Breton has changed at a slower pace than the rest of Nova Scotia and the Maritimes in general seem in a time warp compared to the rest of Canada's Provinces. That's okay though, it makes for a great travel experience for not only can one enjoy the many physical marvels that the well-endowed island manifests but you can step back in time and get a real feeling for a simpler existence that man has perhaps rushed too blindly from.
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