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2012-04-27 23:03:13

Naturalist Journeys, an adventure travel company based in Portal, Arizona, announces an August 18-26, 2012 tour to Nova Scotia, highlighting the tour's innovative combination of culture and nature. With whales, land and sea birds, colorful Acadian history, signature lighthouses, world-record tides, delicious seafood and great opportunities for travel photography, the maritime province of Nova Scotia has much to offer. Portal, Arizona (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 Naturalist Journeys, an adventure...

2012-02-06 13:05:00

Keltic Lodge Resort & Spa is pleased to welcome General Manager Matthew Mackenzie to the Cape Breton Resort & community. Halifax, Nova Scotia (PRWEB) February 06, 2012 New Castle Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Mackenzie as the General Manager of Keltic Lodge Resort and Spa in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. An 18 year veteran in the hospitality industry, Matthew has worked in world-class destination resort properties and has learned the operations...

2008-09-17 15:00:23

CARTHAGE - Cape Breton fiddler Wendy MacIsaac and guitarist Patrick Gills will take the stage Thursday, Sept. 25, at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center. A sought-after fiddler, piano player and step dancer, MacIsaac has toured worldwide for the last 10 years with Mary Jane Lamond, Ashley MacIsaac and Beolach, her band, and as a solo performer. Her recordings include "The Reel Thing," 1994; "That's What You Get," 1996; and her latest album, "Timeline," 2003. Beolach recorded a self-titled...

2008-08-11 09:01:01

A Nova Scotia vacation slated for August or September of 2008 has a prolific festivals and events schedule to take advantage of. From food and wine to music, this fall's Nova Scotia events and festivals calendar offers a broad variety of choices at venues across the province. Those wanting to explore Nova Scotia's rugged outdoor beauty will enjoy the Tent Dwellers Centennial Canoe Festival from August 15th - 17th and Hike the Highlands from September 12th - 21st. The first takes visitors...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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