Prince Edward Island was such a fitting place for the “island girls” to meet. But before I reveal who they are, allow me to first share more sights and scenes around PEI. Being a small island, its waters are teeming with all things seafood – including lobsters, mussels, oysters, quahogs and bar clams, among others. We can proudly boast that we have dined on the freshest and best PEI mussels in existence. Steve got adventurous and ordered two new shellfish in his food vocabulary, Quahogs and Bar Clams. That was a great decision – yum!
Our new friend Brenda tipped us off about French River, which was just a few miles from our campground. It is one of PEI’s most famously picturesque fishing villages, and what a view it is!
My panoramic shot cannot capture it’s unique features, the contrasting yet complimentary combination of water view and farmland in ONE single vista.
And so here is my attempt to take section shots. They were taken on a perfectly clear day from left to right on the pano shot. Just imagine yourself sitting on top of a hill overlooking this vista. Simply beautiful.
We spent a while here just admiring gorgeous views we haven’t seen anywhere else!
Now, back to the “island girls” meeting. When I learned that Island Girl was in the Canadian Maritimes the same time we were, my desire to meet a fellow blogger kicked in. We had been following each other, and a rendezvous was in order at the right place on the island. As you know, I hail from one of the thousands of islands in the Philippines – Cebu – while Brenda is from another beautiful island – Puerto Rico. They appropriately named their coach Island Girl! So, we had our own little summit on PEI. Brenda, Hector and the very sweet 4-legged doggie Angel were perfect hosts at their campground right on the sea.
Hector who comes from Cuba showed us his shucking skills, offering the “boutique” oysters from the area – Malpeques and Raspberry points. Both are delicious! We shared travel ideas and tips, and enjoyed each other’s company so much that we forgot about the time.
Check them out, as they have covered a lot of ground while here in the Maritimes. Not to mention, Hector’s photography is outstanding!
Also, they happened to be at an awesome spot for a gorgeous sunset.