Canadian Maritime Visit, Day 3
Charlottetown, PEI to Port Hawksbury, NS

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We had fresh muffins for breakfast along with bacon,
eggs, and toast, and she sent us off with more muffins

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We couldn't stop admiring her yard and her view

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St. George had a lovely little harbor

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and architecture and flowers we couldn't resist

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We visited little coves

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and blond wheat fields

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till we arrived at the ferry dock and embarked to go to Nova Scotia

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This was a newer ferry with three car decks ... this one is A deck, below the deck you drive onto.

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That's us on the left. There are two rows of cars, and three rows of trucks on this deck (B).

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Above the cars on B deck, there's C deck with room for two more rows of cars.

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view from the ferry

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more views from the ferry

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And we'll never forget all the red dirt of P.E.I.

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We were entertained by a fiddler who sang and also played other instruments

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Many people ate on board, but we didn't

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We pass an older ferry going the other way

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We docked in Nova Scotia in just over an hour

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Lunch again?

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On the way to Cape Breton (another shortcut) we met this lighthouse high atop a hill

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This snack bar near the lighthouse in the middle of nowhere was not doing much business

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Spectacular views on our shortcut

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We visited the tuna museum to learn how they caught the fish and sent them all to Japan for sushi

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Approaching the bridge to Cape Breton

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It's a swing bridge just like Blackburn Point, only bigger

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There's quite a bit of industry along the Port Hawksbury waterfront

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But they've also cleaned up a the area near our B&B

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Another lovely B&B run by a woman alone

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