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One of 7 Affordable Destinations for 2013

One of 7 Affordable Destinations for 2013

Written by: Susan MacCallum-Whitcomb

Published on: Fodors.com

Get that foreign feeling without going too far on Canada’s Cape Breton Island. Lying off Nova Scotia, it’s known for its Scottish vibe (think Highland scenery plus sites like a Gaelic College and single-malt distillery). The French, however, settled it first, and the tricentennial of their arrival is big news this year. The epicenter of activity is Louisbourg, specifically its fortress: a sprawling symbol of France’s 18th-century imperial might. Costumed animators lend life to recreated…
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