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To get to Prince Edward island is free and you can either take the ferry from Pictou which is closer to Cape Breton and then explore the island and take the bridge back which is also cheaper by car than the ferry. So you only have to pay when you leave the island :)
When we left Pictou the sunset was amazing but then we ...
... red, red fields of potatoes and over to the Atlantic Coast. PEI was more beautiful than we ever imagined and we're almost ready to just cash in our chips and let the ship sail without us! Ann met us at The Pilot House for lunch - and it was time after to say goodbye. We'll have to save Ann of GG for another time! Our sailaway from Charlottetown was definitely in the top five ever! We pulled away from the dock passed Brilliance of the Seas and Norwegian Dawn (both ...
... cab driver, Michael, who offered to take us on a
cross-island tour including Green Gables territory for $100. Sounded like a
good deal, so we took it. Saw some beautiful country side plus the Gables.
Absolutely picturesque. Most of the properties looked like movie sets. Gorgeous
Back in town after a few hours and
had lunch in a little local ...
... facing each other across the bay. The St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church is on one side and the St. Peter's United Presbyterian Church is on the other.
The Mi'kmaq people called St. Peter's "Poogoosumkek Boktaba", which means "no one but us will ever be able to pronounce our town". Actually, it supposedly means "the place of clam digging". It seems that the English version would have been ...
... We then stopped at a small barn that was the gallery of an older man who both paints and takes photographs. We saw that his wife also had some paintings displayed. The man said, "Yeah, she's getting there". We bought two raisin scones made by the poor wife of this man. We then walked across the street to a woman who works out of her home making amazing sculptures and pictures from pieces of glass.