We’re off!!


Day One – off to a celebration at Louisbourg organized by Miss Mary Tulle, famed CEO of Destination Cape Breton and affectionately known to us as “Tulle Travel” when she whips up itineraries like she has for us tonight!  We start off at a Mi’kmaq Celebration and wrap up an awesome concert.  Details below.

Saturday, August 24th THE LEGEND OF THE EEL

 5:00 pm:        

  • Please arrive at McLennan Centre (via Gate 2 and back road)
  • You will be directed from the McLennan Centre to Place D’Armes by Parks Canada employee

5:30 pm:        

  • Gather at Wigwam (Place D’Armes) with M. Guillaume Delort, Superior Council
  • The Eel Legend by Elders Albert Marshall and Charlie Dennis

5:50 pm:        

  • Gather in the chapel

6:00 pm:

  • Mi’kmaq representative to offer a prayer for the Meal.

Baked Eel or beef stew

Kings Bakery Bread/Louskinigan (Bannock)

Dessert, Louisbourg1713 Coffee, Tea and Water

7:10 pm:

  • Leave Chapel and walk down to waterfront for LouisRocks Concert

7:30 pm:

  • LouisRocks concert featuring J.P.Cormier and Matt Anderson

9:30 pm: 

  • Fireworks

10:00 pm:

  • Return to hotel/ Inn

Notes:  Chairs will be provided to guests who wish

Guests can rendezvous at the Frederick Gate for guidance in returning to cars – if


Weather conditions can change quickly.  It is suggested to dress in layers and have comfortable footwear.

We are being joined by Danielle (Michele’s daughter), Devon (Danielle’s boyfriend) and Evan (my son) on this first leg of the trip.  Can’t wait to get started !



14 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jenny White
    Aug 24, 2013 @ 11:08:39

    Safe travels ladies!


  2. Susan Deveau
    Aug 24, 2013 @ 11:11:06

    Be safe and remember, many of us are living vicariously through you! Cheers!


  3. Sandy
    Aug 24, 2013 @ 11:25:51

    I am sensing a theme……starting in a chapel…..hehe


  4. Georgia Lloyd
    Aug 24, 2013 @ 12:38:05

    Sounds like an amazing start to the trip!! I am looking forward to all the blogging! and subsequent hysterics….fun, fun, fun.


  5. Sue Nowell
    Aug 24, 2013 @ 14:27:26

    Sounds like a jam packed start to your trip! I will be most interested in hearing what eel tastes like. Have an awesome trip! I can’t wait to hear all your stories. Safe travels, And remember not to ride the clutch! 🙂 XO


  6. Theresa Major
    Aug 24, 2013 @ 15:16:03

    My day is always better when I can start it by reading something on your blog – can’t wait for the first installment of your adventures – happy motoring! (no luck with glow-in-the dark Mary so far, but I do have a Mary keychain waiting for you)


    • fureysmom
      Aug 25, 2013 @ 22:01:19

      Theresa, we have a lot of protection for the trip, so no worries on the GLow-in-the-dark Mary……… glad we are providing your morning smile 🙂


  7. Dylan's Gammy
    Aug 24, 2013 @ 17:13:16

    So looking forward to this evening with my Pow Wows…the most spectacular group of venerable goddesses ever! Thx for letting Jim, Evan and Devon into the group for one or two evenings ! Xo


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