Foreword: The first week of my Newfoundland trip was suppose to be a kayaking tour around the Bay of Exploits, the original home territory of the now extinct Beothuk People. Knowing very little about the Beothuks, I thought it would be handy to learn a little bit before I arrived. During my Planning and Prep, I... Continue Reading →
Arches Provincial park, Newfoundland
The Arches Provincial Park Today is a driving day, and as I pass a sign for Lobster Cove Lighthouse, SS Ethie, and Steve's Trail, I turn my head trying to catch a glimpse of anything that is visible through the truck window at 80 km/hour. I want to do all the hikes but after yesterday's... Continue Reading →
The Look off- Gros Morne, National Park
A shimmery bluish haze has replaced the low cloud and the forecast is a high of 28 celsius with a humidex in the mid- thirties. If I am hiking I have to go now, so at exactly 7 am I am standing at the trailhead sign with my camera hanging around my neck, harnessed with... Continue Reading →
Tablelands- a walk on the earth’s mantle.
For about the hundredth time I am reading the trail description of the Tablelands hike in Gros Morne National Park; One of the few places you can access exposed earth's mantle . I stop reading and looking up from the traveller's guide out at the view in front of me and say aloud to myself,... Continue Reading →
J.T. Cheeseman Provincial Park, NFLD
Blue Puttees Ferry from North Sydney, Cape Breton, to Port Aux Basque, Newfoundland. Day 1 "Did you come in on the ferry?" the lady at the kiosk at the J.T. Cheesman Provincial Park campground asks me. I nod and say " yes" she raises her eyebrows and her forehead wrinkles up in a look of... Continue Reading →
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