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A Trip "Down East"

One thing Joash had on his summer bucket list was to climb to the top of a lighthouse (inspired by Wilbert and I going to a lighthouse on our anniversary). So we took the day yesterday and headed to the Wood Island Lighthouse. It was a great lighthouse with great museum about lighthouses on PEI, the Northumberland Ferry, fishing among other things. It was geared toward families and even had a scavenger hunt that Joash was able to do. If you are looking for a good lighthouse to take kids too, this is a great one!
What can you find on the beach?

At the top!

Joash was a bit nervous at the top, so I am not really sure if he took it all in or not. But, we are glad he just made it up there.

Watching a video on fishing.

Gideon, the captain of the ferry.
And of course the location is just lovely. We had taken a lunch along and enjoyed a picnic by the ocean and also found a geocache hidden in the area.

Another item on the kids summer bucket list was a visit to King's Castle Park and since we were rather close, we decided to spend a bit of time there as well.

It was another great day with the family exploring and enjoying our island.


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