Travel Blogs from St. Anthony, Canada

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Vikings Vikings Vikings !!!, St Anthony, Canada travel blog

Vikings Vikings Vikings !!!

A travel blog entry by hope2go

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... the Battle Axe. She was great and had lots of fun particularly with Garrett. That said, when we packed up and left for St. Anthony and the Grenfell Museum we ran into our Viking lady with her two daughters and the neighbors kids at Tim Horton's beside ...

Explanation and continuation of Mauzy, St. Anthony, Canada travel blog

Explanation and continuation of Mauzy

A travel blog entry by sanmutsch

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... nbsp; In fact, we just wanted to get through and out of the area, so we kept driving to a campground about 10 km out of St. Anthony (and close to tomorrow's destination of L'Anse aux Meadows.  The one (and only?) highlight along the way was the moose ...

Gros Morne to Burnt Island, Saint Anthony, Canada travel blog

Gros Morne to Burnt Island

A travel blog entry by marty_sk

... animals like kangaroos and koalas. I hit the Viking Trail by mid afternoon and make my way up the western coast of Newfoundland towards St Anthony and  L'Anse aux Meadows. At the end of the trail and the northern tip of the island i find a great ...

We Meet Hurricane Hannah, St. Anthony's, Canada travel blog

We Meet Hurricane Hannah

A travel blog entry by lacasarodante

... nbsp;picking up intensity.  Perhaps September is just not the best time to be crossing the North Atlantic.) Our day in St. Anthony was delightful.  Gorgeous weather.  We went on a photography tour, our first stop being a fishing ...

LAnse aux Meadows to Port Hope Simpson, Saint Anthony, Canada travel blog

LAnse aux Meadows to Port Hope Simpson

A travel blog entry by marty_sk

Im up early, too early to visit L'Anse aux Meadows so head into St Anthony for a coffee and to check out the lighthouse. By the time im done and made the ride across the north end, L'Anse aux Meadows is open. Its the site of the first Nordic settlement ...

The Viking Trail and Southern Labrador, St Anthony, Canada travel blog

The Viking Trail and Southern Labrador

A travel blog entry by flyin_bayman

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... also in a rental car and worried about the high probability of a moose sighting. Four hours later I reach the outskirts of St Anthony without nar a moose sighting. I was both relieved (rental car) and disappointed (no photo ops). Nevertheless, I was ...

Travel to the Tip, St. Anthony, Canada travel blog

Travel to the Tip

A travel blog entry by drumly

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... the sun set over the strait, I felt peaceful and contemplative. Until the next pothole. That ended that. On the way to St. Anthony I talked with a young intern from Berlin. He spent some time working in Toronto and then his second course was here. ...

Off to St. Anthony, St Anthony, Canada travel blog

Off to St. Anthony

A travel blog entry by drumly

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Well, it is a go. I am heading to St. Anthony today, not sure what there will be for Internet access (the hotel with Wireless is full). Paying $100 a night for a smoking room (YUCK), so might end up sleeping outside instead. Who knows. This part of ...

Life in a Nothern Town, St. Anthony, Canada travel blog

Life in a Nothern Town

A travel blog entry by drumly

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Well, today I spent the day roaming around St. Anthony, seeing what there is to see. The mall has almost a dozen stores . . . and not a single bookstore in there. Then I spent some time in the Grenfell historic properties. For someone that I was only ...

St Anthony - take the most venturesome course...., St. Anthony, Canada travel blog

St Anthony - take the most venturesome course....

A travel blog entry by gary_13.

... French had sheltered in this harbour for more than 400 years establishing a seasonal fishing station here. The town was originally called St Anthony Haven and since the closing of the cod processing plant it is now driven more by tourism than fishing. We ...

Iceberg!, St. Anthony, Canada travel blog

Iceberg!

A travel blog entry by onthesunnyside

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Wir fuhren bis zum noerdlichsten Punkt der Insel um Eisberge zu sehen. Die Landschaft wird zunehmend karger dort oben. Zwischen den Siedlungen liegen bis zu 100 km Niemandsland. Der Eisberg, der von Groenland bis hierher driftete, fuehrte sogar einen ...

"when two courses are open choose the most ...

A travel blog entry by bradleyt

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... uncovered and has a good film about Ingstad's quest to find proof of Vinland in North America. I then headed on to St. Anthony where I encountered something I hadn't seen in 3 days despite driving over 1500 km since then: a traffic light. Dr. ...

Lanse aux Meadows, NFLD, Lanse aux Meadows, NFLD, Canada travel blog

Lanse aux Meadows, NFLD

A travel blog entry by lroff

When we got to L'Anse aux Meadows, my aunt recalled the Visitor's Centre being right next to the re-creation of the sod huts right by the ocean. In fact it was about a kilometer's walk along a boardwalk. And the wind was blowing sideways and the rain ...

L'Anse aux Meadows,

L'Anse aux Meadows, "Screeched In", and Moose

A travel blog entry by larry_shirley

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... ! Shirley’ quesadilla was stuffed with crabmeat and was also very good. From there, we drove a couple of miles back toward Saint Anthony to Skippers Hot Lounge for our “screech in” – we were going to be a part of a ceremony to ...

Live like a Viking, St-Lunaire-Griquet, Canada travel blog

Live like a Viking

A travel blog entry by gadelle

... what he would not accept at home, but is all right here because cleaner would be too complicated. After that, we'll be back on the Trans-Canada Highway, heading east. I may be able to write then; if not, take care, and thank you for the birthday ...

In Search of Whales & Icebergs, St. Anthony, Canada travel blog

In Search of Whales & Icebergs

A travel blog entry by carolrichardson

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Saw our first (and only) Moose on the drive to St Anthony. It was a foggy, rainy drive when the moose decided to cross the road in front of us. No damage . . . no photo, either. Couldn't get the camera out, lens cap off and focussed in time. Needless ...

18th CRUISE STOP:  ST ANTHONY, NEWFOUNDLAND, St. Anthony, Canada travel blog

18th CRUISE STOP: ST ANTHONY, NEWFOUNDLAND

A travel blog entry by lorenzo1

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... Greenland two days earlier, our Captain informed us that there was a giant iceberg the size of many football fields blocking the St Anthony harbor entrance.  However, the iceberg broke up and moved away before our arrival, so entry was ...

Saint Anthony, St. Anthony, Canada travel blog

Saint Anthony

A travel blog entry by larry_shirley

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We woke up to very strong winds that would be mostly to our back for the trip north to Saint Anthony.  There were also some dark clouds in the sky, but they would not be a factor on our drive today. A few miles before the campground, Shirley spotted ...

Port au Choix to St Anthony, St. Anthony, Canada travel blog

Port au Choix to St Anthony

A travel blog entry by jenandandrew

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... built in the early 1900's to connect their town by trail to other towns. (It was very cold and windy here!) We drove past St. Anthony’s airport – it looks really small! – and went on a sort of random adventure with a long drive on some ...

A Viking Tale, St. Anthony, Canada travel blog

A Viking Tale

A travel blog entry by mmlivelife2011

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... night we made it up to Plum Point and stayed in a motel there.  We were only a couple of hours away from St. Anthony and L'Anse aux Meadows - the historic Viking site. The Norse settlement was truly amazing and the history lesson was unforgettable. ...

Sir Wilfred Thomason Grenfell, St. Anthony, Canada travel blog

Sir Wilfred Thomason Grenfell

A travel blog entry by alicebeetle

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... one of the first sights is the enormous hospital which dominates the centre, rift next to an enormous and modern home for seniors. As St Anthony is not a large place, this was all the more surprising. We walked off to the right, which seemed to be where ...

The Northern Peninsula - L'Anse aux Meadows, St. Anthony, Canada travel blog

The Northern Peninsula - L'Anse aux Meadows

A travel blog entry by ladyandtramp

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... was to visit the L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic site and if we had time we would see the Grenfell Historic Properties in St Anthony and the Norstead recreated Norse trading post. St Anthony is a 45 km drive from where we were staying. We left at ...

Travel to St. Anthony, Port au Chiox, St. Anthony, Canada travel blog

Travel to St. Anthony, Port au Chiox

A travel blog entry by ryansarah

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... back of the van as it was raining, it wasn't too bad though and we managed to cook easily enough! We carried on up to St. Anthony which seemed to take forever!! But finally at 7.30pm we arrived. We called into Timmies to get a drink and the internet ...

Impromptu Visit to St Anthony, St. Anthony, Canada travel blog

Impromptu Visit to St Anthony

A travel blog entry by rmhtraveller

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... to anchor anywhere safe, so we continued down the coast for most of the day – until we berthed at a real harbour-St Anthony's, Newfoundland.  Somehow we have missed almost half of the Labrador coastline due to high winds and bad weather.  ...

Continuing our trek along the Viking Trail!, Saint Anthony, Canada travel blog

Continuing our trek along the Viking Trail!

A travel blog entry by pierrette5

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... ! We continued along and were surprised to see how close Labrador is, you can make out the little villages across the Strait of Belle Isle. Finally arriving in St. Anthony.....Bill is very excited to see the Viking relics at L'Anse aux ...

Coves, and More Coves Plus Vikings, St. Anthony, Canada travel blog

Coves, and More Coves Plus Vikings

A travel blog entry by larry_shirley

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... to being tasty, it is very juicy so you go through lots of napkins. After we finished eating, we headed back toward Saint Anthony, but decided to take a side road just before town.  This road took us to a couple of neat coves (Anthony Bight and ...

Day 34 – Icebergs, whales and a Viking ship, St. Anthony, Canada travel blog

Day 34 – Icebergs, whales and a Viking ship

A travel blog entry by strayerstravel

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... hated to leave; it was so peaceful and beautiful. Tomorrow we return in the morning to L’Anse aux Meadows – the Canada parks representation of what was found at the excavation site.  The weather was sunny all day but a bit windy near ...

Viking Trail, St. Anthony, Canada travel blog

Viking Trail

A travel blog entry by jgoestocanada

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... den Spuren der Wikinger" ist das Motto für diese Reiseetappe. Der Viking-Trail führt uns heute hoch den Norden hinauf nach St. Anthony. Auf dem Weg dort hin halten wir am Torrent River, um nach springenden Lachsen ausschau zu halten. Die Wanderung ...

Exploring the Viking Coast of Canada, St. Anthony to L'Anse Aux Meadows and Cape Onion, Canada travel blog

Exploring the Viking Coast of Canada

A travel blog entry by mcroberts

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... juice and coffee.  We are really enjoying the hospitality of Newfoundland.  Donna and her family have lived their entire lives in St. Anthony.  She and her husband have four boys, the youngest who is 18.  We met one of her sons, ...

L'anse aux Meadows, St. Anthony, Canada travel blog

L'anse aux Meadows

A travel blog entry by wendypaul

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... is the only authenticated Viking site in North America. We had a very interesting tour with an excellent guide. We went on to St. Anthony and checked into our hotel. Very comfortable rooms. After our happy hour we drove out to a restaurant on a point ...

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