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Page 22 - John Angus Fraser and the Wreck of the Kismet II

Published by Ronald Caplan on 1996/6/1 (234 reads)

ROUTE 4 The road less travelledH Discover Richmond County From Johnstown to Arichat, Louisdale to Loch Lomond, an extraordinary mixture of Acadian and Irish, Micmac and Scottish traditions welcomes the visitor. The setting is the quiet beauty of Richmond County. The culture and heritage are centuries old. We invite you to take Route 4, the road that leads through Richmond County. It is the road less travelled, and it will make all the difference in your Cape Breton Vacation. MUNICIPALITY OF THE COUNTY OF RICHMOND QtadHdings Xmas & Crafts "sHoppe" 4/ M f" Monday • Tuesday • Wednesday • Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM ' i' Thursday & Friday: 9 AM - 9 PM • Sunday: 9 AM - 7 PM J 9711 GRENVILLE ST. • #4 HIGHWAY • ST. PETERS Phone 535-2248 • open yearly from May 1 to December 24 UAUBERGE ACADIENNE INN OPEN MAY TO OCTOBER • Acadian Cuisine in a traditional setting Newly Renovated. Luxury accommodations in a 19th Century period setting. At Arichat on Isle Madame Call: (902) 226-2200 plunk!--it went right to the bottom, with? out anyone in it. But as luck happened, there was no surf on Meat Cove Shore that night, as the westerly- gale blows out Meat Cove River, and it's off land in the small bay of Meat Cove. But after you pass the western point of the cove of Meat Cove, then you get the wind. Away we went for the Kismet. When we got there we couldn't find it. It was one of the darkest nights I ever remembered, and our light was so bad that you would prac? tically have to be on top of something in order to find it. The first time we passed the Kismet, but the second try we picked it up. It was practically like the side of the mountain, as it stood so high out of the water. It went in on high tide, and the tide was low when we got there. Now the wind dropped some--I should say it was after going down good. But there still was that long heavy roll, and running away up on the side of the boat which made it LYNN'S FLOWERS & GIFTS ''Something Special for Someone Special" Flowers & Gifts for Any Occasion Fruit Baskets . Crafts & Craft Supplies Framed MacAskill Prints ' Souvenirs Balloons & Balloon Bouquets P. O. Box 88 ST. PETERS BOE 3B0 (902) 535-2377 Me?cJ'. Morrison y'uneraCO'ome PRE-ARRANGEMENT INFORMATION AVAILABLE Serving the community for over 3S years with sympathy andutuCerstancCing. Providing a supportive environment zidth quiet efficiency. P 0 Box 10 • ST. PETER'S • 535-2119 St. Peter's Campground Fleur-de-Lis Trail and Route #4 St. Peter's • Camping • Cabins • Playground • 2 Pools • Recreation Hall • Arcade • 3-Way Hookup • Cable TV • Showers • Laundry • Open June 1 to September 30 Tenters Welcome! STAFF ON DUTY 24 HOURS 535-3333 FAX S35-2202
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