Howard Johnson Charlottetown
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Having just done the Midwest Connect thing, the size of the aircraft doesn't shock me. There's like 10 people on board, so everyone spreads out. The stewardess has hot eyes, as in if you just see her eyes you think "supermodel". Then the weak chin appears and you think "damn close". Budd & Eno - "A Stream With Bright Fish" Walter Carlos - "Summer" …
In Charlottetown we were suitably dismissive of Province House, giving it a cursory glance and walking around the outside. Province House, it turns out was where the Confederation was signed, the birthplace of the nation if you like - we did take a couple of photos.
We even went inside St Dunstan's Basillica - Kathy Haines fist time- and oohed and ahhed whilstwarming up. A walk around the ...
... workers, the Confederation Bridge opened to traffic on May 31, 1997. The total cost of construction was One Billion Dollars!! There is no toll to enter PEI, but I'm told the toll leaving will cost me over $60.00 in the bus, towing the car. Ouch!!
Wed. Aug 7--after lunch we drove East to Cape Bear Light and a Marconi exhibit. The light house was ok, but the Marconi display was hurting. It was a 50 mile drive, and disappointing. ...
... feet high and they say it weighs 4 million tons. Their tons are 2200 pounds.
Last night in Perce, we found a restaurant that served a moderately priced lobster dinner. Lobster dinner number 1.
Tues Aug. 6--The sun finally came out in Perce, just in time for us to hit the road. One last photo of Perce Rock. Today our drive takes us out of Quebec and into New Brunswick. And, into the Atlantic ...
During this driving/weather we did manage to find a welcome to PEI sign! On a whim we decided to visit the location where the PEI/NS ferry comes in and low and behold there was a big welcome to PEI sign just sitting there in the rain. Strange you might think, but Tourism PEI obviously doesn't. We snapped a photo in the rain (as you can see in the picture) and got back into the car before our sweet selves melted.
Back on the road we found Point Prim ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services