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[PHOTO] Towards North Rustico beach, PEI

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The approach to North Rustico Beach, facing the Gulf of St. Lawrence, could not be better designed.

Towards North Rustico beach (1) #pei #princeedwardisland #northrustico #rustico #beach #latergram

Towards North Rustico beach (2) #pei #princeedwardisland #northrustico #rustico #beach #gulfofstlawrence #peinationalpark #latergram

Towards North Rustico beach (3) #pei #princeedwardisland #northrustico #rustico #beach #gulfofstlawrence #peinationalpark #latergram

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Written by Randy McDonald

October 17, 2017 at 8:35 am

[PHOTO] Four photos of Cavendish Grove, the former Rainbow Valley, PEI

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Cavendish Grove, a winding network of paths through trees not far from the north shore, was built on the grounds of the well-loved but now closed amusement park of Rainbow Valley. It was a lovely space to eat lunch, but a bit disorienting to pass by places I knew quite well–there were the paddle boat ponds, there was the castle barring entry to the park, there was the UFO, over there was the talking owl–only to see nothing there.

Cavendish Grove (1) #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #cavendishgrove #rainbowvalley #abandoned

Cavendish Grove (2) #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #cavendishgrove #rainbowvalley #abandoned

Cavendish Grove (3) #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #cavendishgrove #rainbowvalley #abandoned

Cavendish Grove (4) #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #cavendishgrove #rainbowvalley #abandoned

Written by Randy McDonald

October 7, 2017 at 2:00 pm

[PHOTO] Green Gables beyond the roses, Cavendish, PEI

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Green Gables beyond the roses #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #greengableshouse #greengables

Written by Randy McDonald

October 6, 2017 at 11:25 am

[PHOTO] Eight photos of and around L. M. Montgomery’s Cavendish home, PEI

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There is not that much to the site of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Cavendish childhood home, just paths around the sandstone foundation and plenty of trees and a garden, and farmer’s fields beyond. It’s still a peaceful place, and a beautiful place, hinting at the reasons for Montgomery’s love of this corner of the island.

Fields by the site #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery #latergram

Path #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery #path #latergram

The site #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery #path #latergram

The site (2) #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery #path #latergram

Foundation #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery #latergram

Path out #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery #latergram

Garden #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery #gardens #latergram

Route 13 south #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery #route13 #latergram

Written by Randy McDonald

October 5, 2017 at 1:45 pm

[PHOTO] Four photos of the site of L.M. Montgomery’s Cavendish Home

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The Site of L.M. Montgomery’s Cavendish home marks the place where infant Lucy Maud was raised by her grandparents following the death of her mother. The home itself is gone, but the museum/gift shop holds some artifacts of note.

Site of L. M. Montgomery's Cavendish Home #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery #latergram

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Typewriter #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery

Books #books ##princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery

Written by Randy McDonald

September 29, 2017 at 11:30 am

[PHOTO] United Church of Canada, Cavendish, and Site of L.M. Montgomery’s Cavendish Home, PEI

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United Church of Canada, Cavendish, and Site of L.M. Montgomery's Cavendish Home #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #lmmontgomery #churches

The site of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Cavendish home stands just west–right, in this photo–of the Cavendish church of the United Church of Canada that I shared yesterday.

Written by Randy McDonald

September 28, 2017 at 2:45 pm

[PHOTO] United Church of Canada, Cavendish, PEI

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United Church of Canada, Cavendish #pei #princeedwardisland #cavendish #churches #unitedchurchofcanada #latergram

This church, belonging to the United Church of Canada, apparently caters heavily to the tourist trade.

Written by Randy McDonald

September 27, 2017 at 11:15 am