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Jul 2, 2016 - Prince Edward Island

Our drive to Prince Edward Island was nice and we enjoyed the scenery along the way, including the views from the Confederation Bridge (8.5 miles long). Once established in the campground, we headed out for sight seeing and for a full blown lobster dinner in New Glasgow: steamed mussels; chowder, 1.5 lb lobsters, and lemon meringue pie. Needless to say we were stuffed. Friday, July 1, Canada Day. We enjoyed a walk on the beach before heading out for more exploring on the North Cape scenic drive. The scenery along the coast of PEI was...

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Aug 5, 2013 - Prince Edward Island

August 5-Time to move on to Prince Edward Island (PEI) – not too long a drive, only about 112 miles. We are crossing the Confederation Bridge to get to PEI. It was completed in 1997 and is 9 miles long. It is quite high because freighters and cruise ships have to navigate under it to get to Charlottetown, the capital city of PEI. The drive is beautiful – rolling hills of potato fields, wheat, corn and other grains. The soil is very red. The colors of the fields, red, green and gold make a gorgeous patch work of colors. We arrived at Ron and...

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Aug 29, 2012 - Leaving Parlee Beach Provincial Park, NB

We got packed/cleaned up and went back to the beach – water was a lot colder at high tide, but that did not stop Matt, Steven and the girls! There was a little confusion when it was time to go and we could not find Eden’s new flip-flops – we did eventually, thanks to Rebecca’s sharp eyes, and Eden learned to put all her ‘stuff’ in the same place… Drove across the Confederation bridge to PEI and spent a little time driving up to and along the northern coastline on our way to the campground.

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Jul 1, 2012 - Prince Edward Island

We are moving on to Prince Edward Island today, over the 8-mile Confederation Bridge from New Brunswick to P.E.I. (as they call it). We made two-night reservations at the campground, then took off for the western side of the Island. We visited the Bottle House, where Edouard Arsenault built three buildings in his back yard made of bottles – 30,000 of them! There was also a beautiful garden that his daughter has created and now maintains. I know it sounds weird, but it was really interesting artwork. From there we went to the West Point...

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Aug 31, 2009 - Kensington, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Today we moved north in New Brunswick then east onto Prince Edward Island (PEI). In 1997 the Confederation Bridge was opened to cross onto the island. It is 8 miles long across the Northumberland Straight and is considered the longest bridge that crosses ice covered waters. (Of course, there was no ice now.) As we crossed into PEI we were immediately surprised by all the agriculture fields. This was quite a change from the northeast that we have been in for sometime where there has been mostly hills, mountains and trees. Potatoes are the...

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Jul 26, 2009 - The Haunted House

We drive back up towards Cavendish. On the way we stop at the haunted mansion in Kensington. http://www.hauntedmansionpei.ca/ Here in the 1890’s the building was converted into a hotel when some of the guests disappeared. We pay and enter the building but very quickly I am forced to the front as Flynn is now walking with his hands over his ears and Alex has jumped as items drop out of the sky, walls move and we have to walk through secret door s through walls. Flynn is frightened but carries on (not until several hours later does he...

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