three if by sea

Saw this picture and story on the front page of H & S's paper this morning, cool since we saw the three docked ships yesterday in Charlottetown:

Guardian photo by Brian McInnis
Thousands cruise into capital's port
The Guardian

"A chilly and overcast day couldn’t dampen the spirits of the thousands of tourists that roamed the waterfront of Charlottetown Wednesday.
The Costa Atlantica, The Norwegian Jewel and the Maasdam docked at port while over 6,000 map-toting passengers, dwarfed by the monstrous vessels, set about their day’s itinerary.
This was the first time Charlottetown has had three cruise ships docked at the same time, said John Cudmore, CEO of Tourism Charlottetown and the P.E.I. Convention Partnership.
The three ships travel around the same areas and it just so happened that they were all headed for P.E.I. at the same time, he said. Including crew, almost 9,000 people were scheduled on the boats..." For the full story, click


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