Pedaling in PEI : Day 3

Tuesday, August 30.

Scotchfort to Cable Head : 36km

Sunny with some clouds. 17C.

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We stopped near the trail to have some breakfast before we carried on to Eddy’s place in Scotchfort to park the car.
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Eddy was expecting us and graciously showed us the path through his yard that intersects the Confederation Trail.

After saying thanks and good-bye we were finally away on our bikes. We rode east leaving a hungry crowd of mosquitoes in our wake. Immediately we were surrounded by beautiful scenery.
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Where we were starting from is on the eastern part of the island, also known as Points East. We passed through Mount Stewart and stopped for a break in Morell.
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From there until St. Peters the trail hugged the shoreline of St. Peters Bay.
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We were all starting to feel our legs tiring so we slowed down to soak in the view.
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Once we arrived in town the folks at the tourist information centre were able to help us secure a place to stay for the night. We were hungry again and we had some time to kill so we went to Rick’s Fish and Chips for a late lunch.

We sat for awhile in the sun on the patio. I guess they forgot about us, but when they remembered to serve us, we got some delicious food placed in front of us.
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We had one final push to our B&B and it involved a short but steep hill. Once we got settled in the room, we really got settled.
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After some serious problem solving we finally figured out our route for the next few days and more importantly, we figured out where we will be sleeping.

Details to come.

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