The next day found us on the road at 9am for a tour de force of the PEI’s scenic route, with a few points of interest mapped out for us by our lovely hostess who had kindly run through it all with us the night before.
I had severely underestimated the size of PEI, given it’s never been more than a blob on the map in comparison to the hulking landmass next to it. We learned the hard way that perhaps double-checking drive times on Google Maps beforehand would be prudent (a lesson we’d be learning again in Nova Scotia).
We did make a rather gallant effort of it though, zooming around the roads of the east coast and stopping where our hostess’s fervent scribbles indicated a notable point (“white sand, big waves”, “pretty lighthouse”, “yummy ice cream”). She had been very discerning, striking off…
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