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To get to Prince Edward island is free and you can either take the ferry from Pictou which is closer to Cape Breton and then explore the island and take the bridge back which is also cheaper by car than the ferry. So you only have to pay when you leave the island :)
When we left Pictou the sunset was amazing but then we ...
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 ...
... this street had been renamed:
This unfortunate wharf was loved too much:
This town was named when a Frenchmen hit his thumb with a hammer:
Here is a street that everyone would want to ...
The only eastern part of PEI we had seen so far was on the south coast where the ferry landed. So today we decided to head for the north coast of the east side (Kings County). We first stopped in the village of Morell.
All through our travels on PEI, we had passed numerous intersections with the Confederation Trail. This is a 470 kilometer trail (less in miles) that runs the whole length of PEI. ...
... name Acadia was originally Arcadia which was named by an early explorer who thought it looked like the Arcadia region in Greece. Over the years, the R has dropped off. The big Scottish emigration took place in the mid 1700s after the Scottish forces in Scotland were wiped out by the British at the Battle of Culloden. The British imposed such severe penalties on them, even for wearing a kilt and outlawed the bagpipe so many left Scotland for New Scotland or ...