The Platter House Ocean Retreat
Travel Blogs from Souris
... bakery' called the Maroon Pig! And, interesting shop and it was as decribed!! I asked the gal behind the counter about the title, and it is from their car when they came to the island--it was a pig and it was maroon!! We didn't buy anything!! They are open year round, primarily because of the bakery, as they have developed some local clientele.
Gene headed back to the inn, I continued on. At the ...
... Greenwich. All have amazing beaches and beautiful red cliffs! We enjoyed the ocean scenery along the first stretch and then the road moved too far inland to have views so we trudged on hoping to arrive at East Point not too late in the afternoon. We climbed to the top of the lighthouse....our first trip into one of these beauties and what a view we had! This lighthouse has quite an interesting history! First built in 1867, this 64 ...
... one of the most popular beaches in PEI and is famous for it's "singing sands". The sand has to be very dry so if you visit on a rainy or drizzly day, you won't hear it. If you scuff your feet through the driest sand on the beach, it makes what I can best describe as a "squeaky" noise sort of like corduroy pants make when your legs rub together when walking (do you remember corduroy pants?). Here's a link to what it sounds like (if ...
So the final part of my New Zealand road trip is the North Island, although I did miss out the day we spent at Hamner Springs in the South Island enjoying the various hot pools for the afterrnoon as we got two for one entry with our campervan deal. It was a special day in new zealand that day and it was packed but it was nice to just relax in the pools for a change rather than driving. Susi loved the one over 35degrees while my fav was the fresh water pool a more manageable 28 :)
... he wasn’t aware of our scheduled morning duties. Once the trailer was back from Montague with a wood splitter in tow we were ready to roll.
I looked at the contraption with a massive sense of awe as I imagined my hand being split alongside the trunk it was cutting up, but was for once pleased to hear it deemed as 'men’s work’ and that I’d simply being helping Jenny move every piece of split wood into piles at the back of ...
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