An oasis of gentle beauty.
Finally called my name after 8 years of living in the maritimes.
My journey began as a walk-on on the ferry
from Pictou, NS.
Encumbered with luggage, I anchored myself to one spot for the
1.25 hour journey across the
A distant lighthouse came into view, as I watched
the Northern Gannets dive for their lunchtime snack.
A bouy, out in the middle of nowhere,
provided safe harbor to this wayward cormorant.
Elsewhere around me was the hustle and bustle
of the other passengers,
free to roam the boat
once they left THEIR luggage
behind in their cars!
It was a warm and gorgeous day for a journey by sea.
Once upon a time, PEI was only accessible by ferry.
Sadly, there is now a bridge that spans 9 miles,
connecting PEI to New Brunswick, changing the whole flavor
of the island.