Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island

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  Photos from two weeks in Atlantic Canada, visiting the Cape Breton Island part of Nova Scotia and the province of Prince Edward Island.  Louisbourg is a massive reconstructed French fortress.  Cape Breton is known for the Cabot Trail around its rugged coast.  Prince Edward Island is known for Anne of Green Gables.  The Bras d'Or Lake area of Nova Scotia is home to the Alexander Graham Bell Museum.

The link to the Pictures File is below the Sample Images.  A Map and a Table of Contents are provided below that, in both on-screen and printable forms.


Quick Start: Nova-Scotia-PEI.pdf


Sample Images

Here are a few sample images from the picture files.  You can click or tap on these to see larger versions.

Giant Fiddle, Sydney, Nova Scotia


Harbour at Main-a-Dieu, Nova Scotia


Fortress Louisbourg, Louisbourg, Nova Scotia


Cap Rouge, Cabot Trail, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Cap Rouge, Cabot Trail

Replica of The Hector, Pictou, Nova Scotia

Hector, Pictou

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island


Alexander Graham Bell Museum, Baddeck, Nova Scotia

Bell Museum, Baddeck

St. Anns Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

St. Anns Bay



Link to Pictures File


You can access the PDF pictures file by clicking or tapping on the link below.



I flew in and out of Sydney, Nova Scotia, and drove around Cape Breton Island's Cabot Trail.  A ferry took me to Prince Edward Island and back.

A package of printable maps is available if you wish paper copies to follow along.  Nova Scotia PEI Maps includes the route map shown below and a more detailed map of northern Cape Breton Island.

Nova Scotia & PEI map

Table of Contents

The Contents table from the pictures file is reproduced below.  If you wish a paper copy to target your viewing, use Nova Scotia - PEI Printable Contents.

Contents   2
Introduction   3
Route Map   4
Sydney Area  
Sydney   5
North Sydney   7
Glace Bay   9
South-eastern Cape Breton  
Main-à-Dieu  14
Louisbourg  16
Fortress of Louisbourg  19
North-eastern Cape Breton
Cabot Trail  44
Map - Northern Cape Breton  45
North-eastern Cape Breton  46
Ingonish Beach  57
Northern Cape Breton  65
North-western Cape Breton
Pleasant Bay  71
North-western Cape Breton  73
Chéticamp  77
Western Cape Breton  80
Inverness  83
Lake Ainslie  85
South-western Cape Breton  87
Pictou  91
Ferry to P.E.I.  98
Prince Edward Island
Eastern P.E.I.  99
North-central P.E.I. 101
Cavendish - Green Gables 108
Northern P.E.I. 116
Summerside 118
South-central P.E.I. 120
Port-la-Joye - Fort Amherst 125
Charlottetown 131
Province House 136
Confederation Centre 140
Wood Islands 143
Central Cape Breton  
Baddeck 145
Bell Museum 147
Bras d'Or Lake 161
Central Cape Breton 169
End 203