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Travel Blogs from Cavendish
The weather was not great but not too bad either and cleared up during the day when we crossed the bridge over to New Brunswick and stopped at the fossil cliffs of Joggins. The tide was up so we could not look for fossils but the scenery was stunning anyways. From there it was about 2 hours to get back to Halifax.
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 ...
We drove to this town in PEI looking for the elusive sea stacks. Whoever named this place must have been as frustrated as we were not to find them, also.
This town discriminates against mer-men:
We were told that this is now the ...
... a parking garage should be a snap, right? (or "eh?" as our neighbors to the north would say). Unfortunately not. A security guard motioned us into the garage and showed us where to park. We did not have to pick up any ticket to get in. I asked the guard how payment worked. He told us to keep track of how long we parked. The fee, upon leaving, would be $1 an hour up to a maximum of $7. Wow! - a parking garage on ...
... following. In fact, the Japanese are especially crazy about Anne and the books are required reading in their schools. More than one Japanese tourist to PEI has gone into shock and many tears when they learned Anne was not a real person!
My wife is also a big Anne fan going back to her childhood. So we definitely had to set aside some time to experience the Cavendish area where LMM grew up and took inspiration for her ...