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Cape Breton Island’s Active Playland – Dundee Resort

Dundee Resort, located in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada, is the perfect place for a healthy, active vacation or for taking a mental break. Breathing in the fresh air with the scent of pine trees and surrounding biomes at Dundee can be invigorating on its own. But wait until you jump into the Bras d’Or Lake! Dundee Resort sits right on the Bras d’Or Lake and is a salt-water estuary watershed ‘inland sea’ with three passages to the Atlantic Ocean. The water is so clean, and swimming in the semi-salty water is like taking a giant Epsom salt bath with all the benefits and more. The surface temperature is a warm 16℃ in the summer, but it can also be quite chilly for all you Wim Hof fans looking for a cold dip. Visit the onsite Lakeside Adventure Center and enjoy paddle boats, kayaks, canoes, tennis, volleyball and beach swimming.

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Dundee Resort

Discover the Wild Side of Cape Breton Island at Dundee Resort

A Must-Visit Destination for Nature Lovers! Dundee Resort on Cape Breton Island, located in Nova Scotia, Canada, is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts. Its diverse landscape, which includes rugged mountains, dense forests, and sparkling coastal waters, is home to a wide range of native species, both on land and in the water. From bald eagles and moose to whales and seals, Cape Breton Island is an ideal destination for anyone interested in exploring the local wildlife. One of the most iconic animals found on Cape Breton Island is the moose. These majestic creatures can often be spotted grazing in the island’s forests and along the side of the road. Visitors are advised to drive carefully and be aware of moose crossings, particularly during dawn and dusk when the animals are most active. In addition to moose, the island is also home to black bears, coyotes, and red foxes. Birdwatchers will

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Dundee Resort

Unforgettable Active Experiences Await at Dundee Resort

Nestled on the breathtaking shores of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Dundee Resort offers travellers a unique opportunity to combine their love for travel with invigorating wellness experiences. Beyond its picturesque landscapes and gorgeous resort, Dundee Resort provides a haven for those seeking relaxation, rejuvenation, and a deeper connection with nature. From outdoor adventures to visiting local attractions, this coastal gem has something to offer for every wellness enthusiast. Fortress Louisbourg A short drive from Dundee lies the legendary Fortress Louisbourg, a national historic site that transports visitors to a bygone era. This meticulously preserved and recreated French fortification, with a history spanning over 300 years, offers an incredible adventure that combines time travel with ample opportunities for exercise. Prepare to immerse yourself in the past as you explore the spectacular fortress, interact with living historians, and embark on a journey that promises both historical enlightenment and physical activity. https://parks.canada.ca/lhn-nhs/ns/louisbourg Cabot

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Longevity

Learning from Old John

Growing up in Cape Breton, I found the rest of the world remote, strange, frightening. Then I met a man from Hungary who became a friend. The rest of world seemed closer then. It was only after he was gone that I discovered his last name. He was a European: Hungarian. And it was presumed his last name would be impossible to spell and easy to forget, so people didn’t ask while he was alive.  It was in the mid-fifties. It wasn’t unusual, so soon after the war, for people who were from Europe to be cautious about revealing their last names. A first name was usually enough for most. His first name was John. Or, as we all knew him, Old John.  When we finally discovered his last name, it was just as plain and easy to remember. Suto. He was John Suto. He showed up in my village

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Longevity

Fighting the good fight: Trial by fire

This is the second in a series of stories about retired RCMP officer Patrick Guy Roy who is slowly slipping into Alzheimer’s. I’d been with the detachment for approximately five months when I got a complaint from telecoms (police radio) about a possible death at what appeared to be a house fire. I was alone that morning when I headed out. When I arrived at the house, the firemen were already there. They led me inside and showed me the body of a dead man. This was my first time witnessing a dead body. He was lying on what was left of his burnt bed. All of his clothes had ignited, and the only things left on him were a melted belt buckle and a pair of melted boots. The smell was unbearable. It was a mix of burnt flesh, blood, organs, a kind of copper metallic, musky, fecal odour

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