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The rain died down in the night but it was foggy in the morning. We had a good sleep in. Eric saw a black bunny on our campsite, good thing Chip isn't with us! Our whale watching cruise got changed to 4pm so we had time to explore the island. Our first stop was a roadside dulse booth. Since Eric loves seaweed, he was able to try the island's famous dulse harvested in Dark Harbour and dried right there on the side of the road. It was actually pretty tasty. From there we made our way ...
... due to the severely restricted fishing industry. Many of the fishermen use their fishing boats as whale watching and tour boats when not going out for fish, lobster, etc.
We then went to The Algonquin Resort to check the place out. It is an impressive hotel with all the amenities you can think of and a price that is commensurate. While we were there, we decided ...
... Before supper, the kids had two activities. First, they made colored eggs with vinegar and dye. The second one was in the living room and they needed to find candies and chocolate eggs and they put them in a bag to take home with them.
Furthermore,today we went to the USA for Chinese food in a small restaurant. It was like a buffet and I was really impressed, because it was very good.
I was really happy this week, because like 5 ...
... as this was our first view of TV after being in the woods for days. It's always a little disconcerting, after coming in from the peace and quiet of camp life to the hectic pace of life that we call life in the 21st century. On the TV they had a Canadien version of the Amazing Race, going just around Quebec. Kind of cool.
After lunch we continue south. We have to do the border stop, and we get a nice guy who makes fun of my sunburn and all our camping ...
It's been a while since my last update. It's incredible how much things you can experience in a short time. Just a week back we were in Key West, the most southern place of the USA. When we were standing at the statue of that place, that was actually the start of US 1. A road that stretches from the most southern tip of the US to the north of Maine. This is the place where we actually went over the border to St. Stephen Canada, so we visited the ...