Mayfield Country Cottages
Travel Blogs from Cavendish
... into the rain. We stayed at a nice man's place in Charlottetown due to the season. Every hostel was closed so make sure you go earlier or you can still book into B&Bs for a while. We took his advice and explored the east coast of the island so we could see the red sandy beaches, the white ones and more lighthouses :)
... cab driver, Michael, who offered to take us on a
cross-island tour including Green Gables territory for $100. Sounded like a
good deal, so we took it. Saw some beautiful country side plus the Gables.
Absolutely picturesque. Most of the properties looked like movie sets. Gorgeous
Back in town after a few hours and
had lunch in a little local ...
... It took a while just to scrub off that PEI red dirt! But they made a delicious meal.
Because we had such a low key day, I've decided to instead use this entry to mention some of the interesting place names we encountered in our travels. I wonder if the people who named these towns and areas were nipping a little too much on the potato vodka.
In Nova Scotia, we drove by this town. We heard they had the cleanest bulldogs in ...
We made a point on our trip to stop and chat with a number of local artists. Most were in small galleries but a couple artists worked out of their homes. All of them loved where they lived and drew much inspiration from the beautiful landscape and the people.
This morning we stopped at one artist's gallery in the town of Kensington. She painted mostly in acrylics and of the surrounding countryside and ...
... thought it would be funny to drop our bags and surprise the kids by running right into the ocean. That was not the smartest idea, as there were tons of submerged rocks! Ouch! The kids still thought it was funny, though. :) So after we found part of the beach without so many rocks, we had fun diving and splashing in the waves.
One of the things that one must do while on the Island, is take in a lobster supper. So we did just that! When ...