Archive | September, 2011

Fish are the ones that swim, right?

16 Sep

For anyone who watched Gilligan’s Island, the words “three-hour tour”, do not instill confidence. Yet on the day before my sister’s wedding we found ourselves in North Lake Harbour, PEI  at McNeill’s Tuna Fishing, about to embark on just that. Continue reading


Will there be lobster?

9 Sep

When we found out we were going to Prince Edward Island for my sister’s wedding all thoughts turned to the obvious. Lobster.  Yes, lobster and how to enjoy and take advantage (in every way we could), of something, that on the Pacific Coast is very much a luxury. Continue reading

Madly in love in North Rustico

7 Sep

By my second day in Prince Edward Island I was pretty much in love. The rolling hills, the white-painted churches, the tidy barns, the fields of wildflowers; They had me at hello.

But when I arrived in North Rustico, I was head over heels.

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Got a tall ship that needs fixing?

2 Sep

As the first British Colonial settlement in Nova Scotia, outside Halifax, Lunenberg dates back to 1753. If like many Canadian children, you ate the odd fish finger or two, you may be interested to know that this is also where Captain Highliner hangs out. Continue reading

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