August 30, 2014

Turpin Trail , Tilting. Fogo Island

Drove out to Beautiful Tilting today. The weather was clear and sunny and the wind was blowin’ “Whatever  she could suffer!” Hiked the Turpin Trail today, a 8.5 km scenic trail that follows the coastline.It was named after the  headless body of Micheal Turpin was found here in  June 1809. He was beheaded by the […]

August 28, 2014

Hiking Lion’s Den, Fogo.

Lions Den, a small community that was relocated in the 1930’s. There are no more homes here now . The hike is beautiful and the coastline spectacular. Even for a overcast ” RDF” Day….Rain , drizzle and fog. “A foggy day exploring the coast of Newfoundland is still better than any day at work!!!   […]

August 27, 2014

Back to Fogo

Back to Fogo island for a few weeks to help with the Newfoundland Pony Sanctuary. We return to Brimstone Head Rv park for a few nights and to take in a few more hiking trails that we missed the last time here.     Sunset at RV  Park the first night here.       […]

August 27, 2014

Kings Point NL

On our way back to Fogo Island to help out with the Newfoundland pony Sanctuary Grand opening. We stopped at Kings Point, GreenBay for the night.Scenic little municipal  campground overlooking the bay.     Tide out when we arrive, a view from our front window.         Lots of butterflies and bumblebees   […]

August 23, 2014

Tablelands, NL

Spending a few weeks in the Deer Lake area with Wayne’s Family. Hiked the Tablelands in Gros Morne National park , just a half hour from Deer Lake with Wayne’s sister Donna, and Brother in law Donny. Tablelands, a unique geological and rare place on earth where Peridotite, a substance covering this region, rich in […]

August 14, 2014

Caribou while hiking Port au Choix

      Hiking the Peninsula of Port au Choix into the Barbace Cove area .We are pleasantly surprised to come upon 3 caribou feeding on the grasses on the beach Barbace Cove. This Peninsula Of  Port au Choix (use to be an island)  was a sacred place where the maritime  Archaic people  buried their […]

August 12, 2014

Crow Head trail ,Port Saunders.NL

    Just up the road from Port au Choix is Port Saunders. The Crow head trail travels along the coastline  showing off wonderful rocky beaches  from Port Saunders into Port au Choix. Sunny and 21C, its a perfect day for hiking!       The wharf in Port Saunders, Draggers going up on dry […]

August 11, 2014

Port au Choix, NL

    RV park at Port au Choix, Great view of the ocean!   One of our favourite campsites on the whole island, Port Au Choix, run by the Lions club. Probably the best views of the ocean  and  the land is awesome here. Very barren. windy and ” Different”….. We love it!  Beaches of […]

August 1, 2014

Salvage, NL

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On the very tip of the Eastport Peninsula is a small quaint town of Salvage.                                   A bee and a miller  in the thistle, full of pollen.               Low tide can be very […]

August 1, 2014

Eastport and Sandycove Beach

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The temperature is soaring, 32C , humidex of  OMG!…The only place to go to is the beach…. The locals think so too, everyone and there dog is here!         Dogs enjoy the beaches here too… In your face Kelowna ! ….( Kelowna very dog unfriendly )     Eastport beach, too many […]

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