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... beautifully landscaped....prettier than I think it would have been in the time that Anne of Green Gables would have lived (had she been a real person). Lots of flowering trees, rolling grass and gardens. The Green Gables farmhouse feels smaller than we expected, but isn't that how it is with anything famous. You always think it will be more impressive than it is in real life. That being said, it was worth the visit. The inside of the house ...
... 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 ...
... is known for?... lobster!... Oh well, I guess if we really have to... ;-)))
So, off we go, in search of the New Glasgow Lobster Diner, recommended by the locals, and when we find it we're not disappointed: for $36 we got: lobster of course, but also eat-as-much-as-you-like of steamed mussels + seafood chowder + salad + five different sorts of desserts. OOOOH YESSSS BABYYYY!!! :-D The waitress sat us down saying "you don't need to worry about anything, I'll ...
... The back landscape is spectacular, an Asian inspired fountain with numerous Buddhist statues, furniture, mainly chairs, made out of tree trunks and salvaged wood carcasses. Cheryl Lee photographied all of them, 14 all together! At least two ponds with vegetation, more fountains, sculptures, flower gardens. The building itself has an intricate architectural design and longer to visit than it appears from the ...
... Joe Sullivan my driver, a new Canadian Province (Prince Edward Island), the longest bridge across icy waters (Confederation Bridge), a new town (Charlottetown), a very friendly taxi driver who gave me a quick tour of his town, a new backpackers and saying hello to new people.
The landscape has changed too, we are now amongst red soil ready for potatoes and rolling green fields with wooden gabbled farmsteads.