This travelogue features the approximately eight hundred square miled Cape Breton Island, which is separated from the mainland by about a mile, and which comprises the northeastern most section of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. It is primarily rural but nonetheless still progressive in lifestyle. Despite many place names, including that of the island itself, coming from the French who initially settled it, the inhabitants are primarily Scottish by ethnicity, one such former resident being Alexander Graham Bell of telephone fame. The first stop is the Bras D'Or Lake (translated "arms of gold") - perhaps named due to the light of the setting sun off the water - and the neighboring town of Baddeck just outside of where Bell lived. The next stop is the scenic Margaree Valley through which the Cabot Trail traverses, the river one of the few in the province in which salmon spawn. Besides the primary economic activity of agriculture, the valley sports an active hook rug making cottage...