Ginny's Adventures 2017 travel blog

front yard

a Cape Cod shed

one section of front yard

serene place

back of the house

dock for their little boat

a special fairy land!

so much to see

ducks on the pond

what a house!

good place for a fisher boy!

one of the beaches

Diane in front of her old house, I think

their current house from the water

geese and ducks together

the lake from the dam end

ferry to Nantucket

whale watching boat

someone's decoration!

view from Tugboat restaurant

now, there's a real one out there!

Nancy & Diane

restoring the dunes

boat in the salt marsh

trap for green-headed flies

salt marsh at low tide

boardwalk over the marsh and beautiful sky

beach on a sandbar

white beach rose

Judah Baker Windmill built in 1791, restored in 1974 & 99

tried to turn the blade

Seaview Park and Beach - good name, eh?

good afternoon for kite sailing

beginning of a sand sculpture which will be one of many around...


Pictures of the house and grounds are from yesterday afternoon, when I got to their house. Nancy is the gardener, and Diane is a great cook.

This morning, I borrowed Nancy's kayak and we traversed the Long Pond which is 57 acres. There are a few families of Mallard ducks but also some Canada geese around. There are a couple of public beaches for those who don't live right on the "lake". Everything is pond on the Cape! Nancy and Diane owned another house on the lake but it had two stories and they didn't want that for future years.

We had lunch in Hyannis at Tugboats and I had a lobster quesadilla - liked it, too! It was on the harbor so we watched the boats come in and out. I learned what a salt marsh is some of the history of the area from a very knowledgeable Nancy! I was taken by the windmill we stopped at - there are at least 3 others intact on the Cape, as salt production was big business in the early days!

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