Adventure OTS Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (Day 4 of Cruise)





Our Next port of call was Charlottetown, PEI for a full day from 8am to 5:30pm. The temperature was 7C (45F) with 20 mph winds, with mostly cloudy skies and rain showers. The worst weather of the trip. There was a Sudoku challenge in the Schooner bar in the morning, so we had breakfast in the windjammer and headed to the challenge. Neither of us got in top 3, some lady was done in about 2 minutes. It was ridiculous, we need to work on our speed.


We wanted to wait  a little to see if the weather would improve, and it did - a little. We took our bikes off the ship and rode along the coastline to Victoria Park, and PEI Battery Park.
  




Charlottetown is the birthplace of Canada in the sense that the founding Fathers from the original five colonies (Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec) gathered here in 1864 to write the document that would lead to formation of the British North American Act that Queen Victoria signed into law in 1867.  That is how Canada was granted it's independence from England.


Then we continued along to see the Lighthouses, and Queen Elizabeth Park. We cut back into town and parked the bikes while we walked around some. We opted to skip poutine again, and head back to the ship for a late lunch.

 PEI Battery Park
 Brighton Beach Range Front Lighthouse
 A lighthouse in someones yard in PEI.
 Cannabis would be legal a couple days after we leave Canada, shops are everywhere.
 I could never figure out what trash went where with three choices.
A memorial to the PEI Soldiers who lost their lives in the two World Wars, in Korea and Afghanistan
 Port Charlottetown was a good distance from town, good thing we had our bikes.

 Charlottetown City Hall
 We were finally in lobster country!
 A cool Halloween decoration this biker flew off his bike into a tree.
 The rainbow side walk in PEI
 Tim Hortons is the favorite coffee shop, they serve Poutine too, Kind of like the McDonalds of US.
 Fresh Lobster right off the boat
There was an Ice Skating Show tonight before dinner, "Cool Art, Hot Ice!". We left the diamond lounge early to get in line. It was a good show on a tiny 40 x 60 ft rink.

 Caribbean music on the Promenade. Most activities from the pool deck were moved to the promenade on dk5.


 After biking a day in the rain we decided to warm up in the hot tub before the diamond lounge.
 Great dinner again in the main dining room.
















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