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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 ...
Awoke to beautiful sunshine after
a smooth night of sailing to Charlottetown
(Anne of Green Gables country). We had made no firm plans here, thought we
would wing it once we arrived. The Hop-On Hop-Off bus did not entice us this
time. We wanted to get out of the city and see some of Prince Edward Island
After getting ashore we were
approached by ...
... and curried seafood chowder. This chowder was a little different than what we were used to. It contained whole clams. Chris valiantly got them down. I stuck to the broth and the fish. After all, I was the one doing the driving.
Our vacation in the Canadian Maritimes is going much too quickly. Only two more days until we head home. But this won't stop us from more adventures in the next 48 hours.
We made a point on our trip to stop and chat with a number of local artists. Most were in small galleries but a couple artists worked out of their homes. All of them loved where they lived and drew much inspiration from the beautiful landscape and the people.
This morning we stopped at one artist's gallery in the town of Kensington. She painted mostly in acrylics and of the surrounding countryside and ...
... Head Provincial Park and 'Singing Sands' beach along with Panmure Island. We were impressed with the ratio of lifeguards to beach goers at many of these beaches (i.e., there were often more lifesavers than beachgoers!)
A highlight for me was the Elmira Railway Museum and Minature Railway. The railway was over 1.5km and snaked through Canadian woodlands. It was lots of fun. Mum and Dad enjoyed the museum and the history of the railroad in this ...