Pema Chödrön is an American Buddhist nun and one of the foremost students of Chogyam Trungpa, the renowned Tibetan meditation master. She is the author of The Wisdom of No Escape, Start Where You Are, The Places that Scare You and the best-selling When Things Fall Apart. She is the resident teacher at Gampo Abbey, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, the first Tibetan monastery in North America established for Westerners.

Pema Chödrön is an American Buddhist nun and one of the foremost students of…

:-) been there. Stayed on a lake the sunset just like that. Definitely on my top ten list Nova Scotia Sunset

Photo: Beautiful St Marys River Sunset Sherbrooke Nova Scotia Golden sun rays skip across the surface of the St Mary's River with reflections of clouds during a beautiful Nova Scotia sunset in the town of Sherbrooke.

As seen on the Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Island

Biking Trips: Cape Breton Island’s Glorious Cabot Trail

The Red Shoe Pub ...or...The Happiest Place on Earth.  Really good food, good friends and almost always at least one fiddler playing.

Red Shoe Pub - Gaelic restaurant in Mabou, Cape Breton, NS owned by 3 Rankin sisters

Meat Cove, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

How to Spend One Week in Nova Scotia

In the rugged wilds of Nova Scotia we found the history fascinating, the people friendly and the landscapes remarkable. A truly wild & untouched wilderness

Ashley McIsaac - Canadian Celtic-rock fiddler from Cape Breton.

Ashley McIsaac - Canadian Celtic-rock fiddler from Cape Breton.

Cape Breton Tourism Spotlight: Tall Ships Sail Into Port Hawkesbury July 24th.

The restored H. Bounty sails the world to show people the beauty of tall ships. I love ships like this!

Gabarus, Cape Breton

Gabarus, Cape Breton

Celtic Colours International Festival, Cape Breton Island, Canada When: October 11–19, 2013 More than 50,000 Highland Scots immigrated to Cape Breton Island when they were forced to leave their farms 200 years ago, but you'll still hear Cape Breton residents speaking Gaelic and fiddling lively jigs today.

10 Unique Fall Festivals Worth a Trip

Celtic Colours International Festival, Cape Breton Island, Canada When: October 11–19, 2013 More than 50,000 Highland Scots immigrated to Cape Breton Island when they were forced to leave their farms 200 years ago, but you'll still hear Cape Breton residents speaking Gaelic and fiddling lively jigs today.

10 Scenic Hiking Trails in Canada with Mind-Blowing Views: Cape Breton National Highlands Park

Canada's 10 Most Famous and Unforgettable Hiking Trails.

Learn about 10 of the best, most classic Canadian hiking trails found in provincial and national parks, with both single- and multi-day treks.

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