Points East Coastal Drive Prince Edward Island

Howdy folks! Well, Kim and John are moving on from Fortune Bay. Before they left the Inn, a nice lady helped them mark their route for today. They are going to take in some sites along the points east coastal drive. There are a few driving routes along PEI, and this was a new one for Kim. Last year when she was in PEI for a couple of days, she did the North Shore.

Good news is the rain stopped! So they headed out to their first stop, Greenwich National Park. It was recommended that they walk the Greenwich Dunes Hike, and they said it was awesome! It took them through the forest, and sand dunes. It also had a floating boardwalk and at the end of the trail they were at a beautiful beach. They took their time here, and enjoyed every minute.

Next stop on their route was North Line Harbour, the tuna capital of the world. In order to ensure sustainability, fisherman can only get one tag per year, and they catch with a hook.  One man, one boat, one rod, one reel, one hook, one fish.

While at the dock, they saw 2 tuna catches….one was already being cut up, while the other was just brought in…bring me some home please 😉

More scenes from the Harbour, this was a cool experience!

Onwards to the east point lighthouse

And….to Basin Head Beach. This beach is rated number one in Canada and is a singing beach. Kim said there was no singing for them today…..the sand was wet from the rain. It usually makes a kind of squeaking noise when you walk on it….they still enjoyed a short walk on the beach.

Their last stop of the day was The town of Souris, where they stopped at the Artisans on Main, and a homemade ice cream shop called Cherry on Top. Kim had the peach blueberry sorbet and John had Carmel Crunch. Both delicious!

And, they picked up some food to go at the lobster shack…lobster rolls….

Final destination today was the village of Cardigan and their air B and B. Boy, Kim and John said this is their best air B and B yet….big, new and with spectacular views. They also have bikes and kayaks to use. They sure hope the weather is good so they can bike a part of the confederation trail. Fingers crossed!

That’s all for now folks! Hugs!

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