Bay Vista Motel
Travel Blogs from Cavendish
... The Island is 140 mile long and between 4 and 40 mile wide. Agriculture (potatoes, grains, beef and dairy), fishing (oysters –wild and 2m lbs harvested per year – mussels -75% of Canada's supply and also lobster fishing) and tourism in that order are its main industries.
Elizabeth a retired teacher was our guide and did a fabulous job – showed us ...
Beautiful day, beautiful drive. Long bridge out to the island - over 10km. Red earth reminded us if home. Plenty of potatoes. Delicious mussels. Had dinner with Brooke's old friend From school Nancy and friend Graham. Very nice folks who obviously love PEI. So do we. Ozzie started coming down with cold/flu. First casualty of the ...
... that she felt like it was Christmas. With the ferry ride and the holidays. We spent most of e 75 minute ride out on deck looking for wild life such as whales. Unfortunately, we did not get to see any. Land ahoy! There was the reddest beaches lying in front of us. Aspen could not believe the colour of the soil. Deryck was amazed that we only had a 90 minute drive to reach Cavendish national park. Deryck and the girls could not believe how pretty the island ...
... but he agreed to be in one picture with me in Lover's Lane!!
After our tour of the grounds, we relaxed in the shade (it was another very warm day) with a Raspberry Cordial (very popular in the books). As we left the park, Craig spotted a man with a cat on a leash. This sighting created the most excitement in Craig from our entire visit to the park, so I've decided to include a picture of his find, as this was his highlight.
From Green Gables we ...
... following. In fact, the Japanese are especially crazy about Anne and the books are required reading in their schools. More than one Japanese tourist to PEI has gone into shock and many tears when they learned Anne was not a real person!
My wife is also a big Anne fan going back to her childhood. So we definitely had to set aside some time to experience the Cavendish area where LMM grew up and took inspiration for her ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed