Cottage Life April 2013

Treasured Islands

Photographer Ian Coristine has a plaque at his Thousand Islands cottage the says "The river chooses some." It certainly chose him. He fell in love with the region on a flyover in 1992, and then came across Raleigh Island, with its rundown 1917 cottage, three years later. "It's the only island around with a natural harbour that could accommodate my plane," he says, "and it hadn't been on the market in years."

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