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Sep 8, 2018 - Celtic music Interpretive Centre

Today there was a yard sale on the corner from the park and there is a popular bakery and gift shop next to us too. Went in there and bought cinnamon rolls for tomorrow’s drive. Just baked. There were many people getting saldwiches and a tour bus had stopped so it must be a local favorite place. We drove to Judique to the Celtic Music center. This place helps to preserve the history of the traditional music, language and dance of the Gaelic culture. It is on Hwy 19 that is designated the Ceilidh Trail. We had lunch and were entertained by...

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Sep 7, 2018 - Wood Islands Ferry

I had a reservation on the 9:30 AM ferry but it was just too early. They indicated we should be able to go standby for the 11 AM ferry and it worked out great. It took an hour to get to the ferry and we took a bypass around Charlottetown that then went through farmland in the Acadian part of the island. Then we were at the head of our lane - there were several semis that filled in lanes to the left and a tour bus was to our right. The driver got out to clean his windshield, offered his water to Ray but Ray “let” him clean the windshield as...

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Sep 2, 2007 - Mouseketeers and Ferry to Nova Scotia

I wonder if mice can swim? We (Bob) captured Mickey and Minnie in these "humane" traps that are like little tunnels. We put peanut butter at the end of the trap (Reese's of course) and the other end is propped open. When the mousie goes in to get the peanut butter at the other end, the trap closes. Bob, the "ancien combattant", is so proud of himself! My favorite sign of the trip thus far is the "Ancien Combattant" highway. Of course, that means "veterans" in French but somehow, ancien combattant(literally the ancient combatant), describes...

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