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Top 10 – Cape Cod Whale-Watching

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A search of t’internet quickly reconfirms that Cape Cod is firmly in the top 10 for world locations for whale sight-seeing. I’d love to say that you can view these mesmerizing mammals from the window of your room at The Platinum Pebble Boutique Inn but as we’re over ½ mile from the beach that would… [ READ MORE ]

Cape Cod Kite Surfing

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The blue skies above the waters and beaches of Cape Cod near to our Cape Cod Inn, The Platinum Pebble Boutique Inn, are filled with a rich variety of local and migratory birds that shift with the seasons to include ospreys, herons, oyster-catchers, orioles, cormorants, sandpipers, coots, plovers, chickadees, hawks and more. But come summer… [ READ MORE ]

Cape Cod Spring

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Given the excitement this past week surrounding the Royal Wedding it was fitting that mid-way through a walk at Bell’s Neck conservation area today I stumbled across a pair of swans sunning themselves on the river bank with their brood of newly borns. How is this connected to the Royal Wedding? – Well in the… [ READ MORE ]

Cape Cod Events 2011

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The Platinum Pebble Boutique Inn is now officially open and happily taking reservations for the 2011 season so I thought this would be an opportune moment to look at what events will be taking place across the Cape during this year in the hope that one of the attractions may entice you to book a… [ READ MORE ]

Whale-Watching on Cape Cod

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Glossary of terms: Humpback whale – whale belonging to the baleen family of whales, growing up to 50 tons in weight and 16 metres in length Fluke – tail of the whale that is lifted high when a whale dives Lob-tailing – a whale swinging its fluke out of the water and slapping it down… [ READ MORE ]

Exploring Cape Cod – Turning left on Route 28

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On a sunny Cape Cod day as Summer wound its way towards Fall I decided to take a walk of exploration from our front door at The Platinum Pebble Boutique Inn along route 28 into West Dennis to see what I would find. I set off at a brisk pace as I’d recently read that… [ READ MORE ]