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... tourist things. We have seen lots of potato fields. The plants are all topped with their white flowers and are growing in rich red soil. The whole island is made up of the rich red soil. The colour is caused by the iron oxide in the soil. It must make the soil very fertile as the whole place is farmed with grain, potatoes or just grass for the cows. The houses are beautiful. They are all made from wood and are surrounded by green grass. There ...
There was a bit of a snafu when I planned this trip and decided to visit Charlottetown in April. Don't get me wrong, I really liked Charlottetown. The people were friendly, the hostel is definitely in my top five that I've stayed in (top three actually as I'm having a hard time thinking of another two I would go back to), and the city itself is pleasant. It was also not open. Prince Edward Island seems to shut down in winter and only really wakes up again towards the ...
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 ...
... We thought that of all roads on the island to keep well maintained, that the coastal drive roads would be the ones to focus on. Didnt bother us..made the trip that little more adventurous but we were surely glad we werent driving the GTI. We made a brief stop at Spry point, a small headland protruding into Boughton Bay( the next bay along as you head north), to get another magnificent view back along the red rugged coastline. Some of the shore was a dark sandy colour but the cliffs ...
... the way...some from old friends I don't hear from often.
This was definitely a bucket list adventure and deserved the time and attention it took to chronicle it here. One feature of this site is that it offers a service to convert the blog into a book, which I intend to do....just one for our coffee table. If any of you happen by Panmure Island I invite you to stop in to say hi and see how it turned out!
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