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Prince Edward Island-potatoes, red dirt, and Green Gables

  Prince Edward Island (PEI) is a tiny crescent of red dirt rocked by the tides of the St. Lawrence and cradled in the arms of New Brunswick. With meandering fields of potatoes, hay, and various grains I couldn’t identify, with its gentle hills, lapping blue sea, and a strong tradition of the ceilidh (KAY-lee), […]

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A bridge, a ferry–or an iceboat. How to get to Prince Edward Island

  I almost skipped Prince Edward Island. I had been on the fence about visiting the place from the beginning. Here’s why: What comes to mind when you think about Canada’s maritime provinces? I’m guessing the only provinces you’ve heard about (if you live in North America) are Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. Right? […]

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