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What to do in PEI #8 : Go on a PEI Lighthouse Tour

There’s something really great about lighthouses. It might have to do something with the isolation or being the solitary light in the darkness that led sailors to safety or something more metaphorical but I find remarkable romantic. Along with religious places around the world, I’ve always been fascinated by lighthouses.     I find it’s very easy to drive around …

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What to do in PEI #7 : Avoid the food at Fisherman’s Wharf Lobster Supper

I’ll start this post out with the following I did not have the lobster supper at Fisherman’s Wharf in North Rustico This now being said, after having 3 lobster suppers at New Glasgow Lobster Supper (all being good or better), Ireally wanted to try the lobster supper at Fisherman’s Wharf for the change and to start comparing all the lobster …

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What to do in PEI #6 : Have lunch at the Charlottetown Farmers Market

In Trinidad, we don’t have “Farmers’ Markets” … because all farmers sell their produce at the local markets. As a teenage, I wandered the Chaguanas Market and saw the friendliness, hustle and bustle. I was always guided by the list my mother gave me and little did I know, I was getting my first “foodie” experience, in being able to …

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What to do in PEI #5 : Go to the Brackley Drive In

When was the last time that you went to a drive in movie? For me, the last time was at “Kay Donna” in Trinidad, which has been under renovations for the last 100 years … I went about 20 years ago. I don’t know why I stopped going, but I think it was the combination of not being able to …

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What to do in PEI #4 : Go find a ridiculous PEI Mailbox!!!

PEI mailbox

In all our driving here in PEI over the last two summers, it seems that people love putting up strange and unique mailboxes. For instance, on our way to North Cape yesterday, we happened to see this giant PEI mailbox. Here’s another set of the classic PEI Mailbox As we’ve travelled over the island I’ve realized that people take tremendous …

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What to do in PEI #3 : Have Lunch on Spinnakers Landing

If you’re heading to the North Cape lighthouse, you’re probably going to drive through Kensington and Summerside on the “2” (2 refers to the highway and a lot of Islanders will refer to the highway number rather than the proper name which the Veterans Highway). If you happen to be driving on a Sunday, many restaurants will be closed in …

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What to do in PEI #2 … Go on an epic PEI Fries tour

PEI is known for many things … Anne of Green Gables Rolling hills and pastures right out of an Irish countryside Cows Creamery Malpeque Oysters and …. Potatoes Here’s a great note from the PEI Potato Board … Just as connoisseurs of fine wine say they can taste the soil in which the grapes are grown, the Prince Edward Island …

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What to do in PEI #1 … Go for a PEI Lobster Supper

In building our holiday “cottage” here in Prince Edward Island, we’ve had to take visitors around the island. One of the more well known activities here would be going to a traditional PEI Lobster Supper. I’ve been to the New Glasgow Lobster Supper a couple times as I’ve found that it’s consistent, the service is fast and very friendly and …

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10 Things Every First-Time Visitor To Las Vegas Should Know

A couple years ago, I wrote a post on “9 things that Vegas is not” … it was geared toward to the first timer in Vegas. When you get to Vegas for the first time, when you’ve never walked the Strip, taken a ride on the New York New York roller coaster, or even gambled; it’s a lot to take …

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Grand Canyon Sunset : A photoblog #missioncurrypenguin

In the 14 hours that it took for the return trip from Vegas to the Grand Canyon, you drive through so many weather conditions, that you think you’re driving through different countries. Once we got to the Grand Canyon, the haze and sunlight at sunset created a completely smokey, dreamy photo effect. Definitely the Grand Canyon Sunset should be on …

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