Bayside Country Inn & Cottage
Travel Blogs from St. Peter's Bay
... into the rain. We stayed at a nice man's place in Charlottetown due to the season. Every hostel was closed so make sure you go earlier or you can still book into B&Bs for a while. We took his advice and explored the east coast of the island so we could see the red sandy beaches, the white ones and more lighthouses :)
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 ...
... I was in. It was all due to the elements.
While I felt pretty windblown when I got back to Morell, it was worth the effort. The views of the ocean were wonderful. There was also quite a bit of waterfowl, like cormorants, geese and blue heron.
I crawled back into Mac and off we drove. Finally made it to the town of St. Peter's Bay. My biggest memory of this area is two huge churches ...
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 ...
If you've ever been to Prince Edward Island and didn't encountered anything to do with Anne of Green Gables, I'd like to meet you and take your pulse. Anne is near cult status on this island, along with her creator Lucy Maud Montgomery (who I will henceforth refer to affectionately as "LMM" - to save typing!).
The first of the nine Anne books, set in PEI, was published in 1908. It became an immediate success with a ...