The Hotel on Pownal
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... a lovely downtown area not far from the waterfront with shops and outdoor restaurants along Victoria Row, a beautiful brick street for pedestrians only. Nearby is the stately Province House, PEI's provincial legislature and a National Historic Site. We ended the night at the Olde Dublin Pub where we had dinner and listened to a really good trio sing lovely Irish tunes.
... the town, especially now since the summer activities and attractions have not yet started up.
Curious about the rest of the island we got out and explored some of the coastal villages and the northern shoreline, but outside of that it has been a very relaxed few days. With the weather starting to improve it's time to head off island. Tomorrow we head back to the mainland.
... on the north of the Island, again usually in season buzzing with life, again in winter frozen, desolate and white, even the car park had a thick layer of ice on it. This didn’t deter us now hardened warriors, (for a little while at least). We wondered through these snow covered dunes, onto the snow covered beach, down to the snow covered sea, and only then through the lense of a samsung 21x zoom, did we see the end. Stacks of snow ...
For the afternoon, we took a tour to a viewpoint for the Confederation Bridge with stops at a gift shop and Victoria - a seaside village that's basically closed up for the summer. This 3.5 hr tour wasn't worth the price we paid. But PEI is a beautiful island and there were lots of old homes and farms to peer at thru the bus window. Also potato harvesting was underway and we did get to see some fields being harvested. The other major farm ...
... in the 20th century with the development of the Island's only shipyard, East Isle Shipyard, and the introduction of the Island's largest saw mill. Georgetown is not the bustling industrial town it was during the 1900s but rather a sleepy, quaint and charming village for its 693 residents. Georgetown still attracts tourists such as ourselves, to admire some of the original buildings from the late 1800s or perhaps to catch a show at the famous King's playhouse during the summer ...