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Posts Tagged ‘Prince Edward Island’

Sun
10
Jul '11

Lobster Dinner

SUBMITTED BY: The Heater Family   LOCATION: Kensington, PEI (2011) If there were such a thing as lobster filmmakers, there would be plenty of human-themed horror movies. We pluck these creatures from their homes, boil them alive and then suck out their insides. At the Prince Edward Island Lobster Festival, it was time for a little [...]

Fri
8
Jul '11

For $2, Princess Kate could’ve become Anne of Green Gables

According to the CBC, Kate Middleton revealed herself to be a huge fan of Canadian folk hero Anne of Green Gables during the royal vacation to Prince Edward Island. But how big of a fan could she possibly be? If Princess Kate were truly die-hard, she would have picked up one of the braided hats [...]

Sun
10
Oct '10

Cloning Anne of Green Gables

SUBMITTED BY: Alyssa Jamal   LOCATION: Prince Edward Island (2009) The “Anne of Green Gables” series might have turned out dramatically different if author Lucy Maud Montgomery were into science fiction. As an aside, this costume booth may be the only one in the tourist world that doesn’t try to squeeze your wallet dry! (Alyssa Jamal [...]

Wed
2
Sep '09

Third runner-up in the “Anne of Green Gables” lookalike contest

SUBMITTED BY: Darren Garnick   LOCATION: Prince Edward Island, Canada (2009) When I woke up this particular August morning, I had no idea that I later would be skipping around a Canadian village wearing braids and a vintage 1908-style dress. Ironically, this all happened because I was checking if the Cavendish Figurines souvenir shop (at the [...]

Mon
31
Aug '09

50 Ways to Kill a Potato: But at least they are immune to the Swine Flu

SUBMITTED BY: Darren Garnick    LOCATION: O’Leary, Prince Edward Island (2009) Home of Canada’s largest artificial potato, the PEI Potato Museum respectfully honors potato pin-up models, potato guns and even Mr. Potato Head.  But perhaps its most meaningful contribution to Canadian culture is its mournful documentation of diseases and pests that are deadly to the potato [...]