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Photography sightseeing tours start July 20th

Vacations of a Lifetime is a tour company based out of Prince Edward Island. We specialize in providing unique tours across the Island. Our memorable and educational photography sightseeing tours are the perfect addition to your PEI vacation, and the ideal shore excursion to cruise ship passengers. The 5-hour adventure will take you along scenic roads, past lighthouses, red cliffs, sandy beaches, and rolling farmlands. Along the way we will stop at various sites to take pictures and provide hands-on lessons from our photographer, Winston Maund. With over thirty-five years of professional experience, Winston will help you improve your photography skills...

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Some more S'mores at Campbell's Cove Campground

By Anna Karpinski Luxury hotels with soothing spas and fine dinning are great but sometimes the best way to unwind is to immerse yourself in the great outdoors.Camping is almost a national sport around here during the summer months. Every Canadian has childhood memories of camping blunders and adventures which they fondly share around bonfires. This weekend, my sister Vera and I are taking my daughter Ella and her friend Anna to Campbell's Cove Campground to help build their arsenal of camping stories.Campbell's Cove is a tidy campground situated on the north-eastern tip of the Island. The setting is idyllic....

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Canada Day

By Anna Karpinski My husband Matt and I moved from Toronto, Ontario to Charlottetown, PEI in May 2002. Two months later, our daughter Ella was born on June 30th, the day before Canada Day. Since then, we look forward to celebrations two days in a row. This year Ella turned 13 and Canada 148. How we celebrate Ella's birthday has changed over the years, but our Canada Day is always the same. First we head to the beach to soak up some sun and put our feet in the sand. Then as most Canadians, we fire up the barbeque, put...

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Riding the Old Rail Trail from Charlottetown to Elmira and Back

Riding the Old Rail Trail from Charlottetown to Elmira and Back (209 km) By Anna Karpinski The Inspiration  In May, after a long white winter, the island explodes into a hundred shades of green. One of the best ways to soak up all this fresh flora is to get out on the Confederation trail. I pull my bike out of storage, inflate the tires and ride out to the Royal Junction where the Charlottetown branch of the trail connects to the main route. Here the trail splits east and west, invitingly receding into two dazzling tunnels of green. Rejuvenated by...

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