Travel Blogs from Twillingate, Canada

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Oh hello Internet, I missed having you!, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

Oh hello Internet, I missed having you!

A travel blog entry by eldonna

There have been days with no internet, and so now I have some catching up to do.   Twillingate.  I love that name and what a picturesque village it is.   The point in staying over at Twillingate was to  catch sight of some whales, and ...

Long May Your Big Jib Draw, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

Long May Your Big Jib Draw

A travel blog entry by elopfamily

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... , except this time with macaroni and cheese chunks in it….those crazy Newfoundlanders; ·    The town of Twillingate (one of the multiple towns we found labeled as “the iceberg capital of the world”), really did have some ...

Looking for Icebergs in Summerford, Summerford, Canada travel blog

Looking for Icebergs in Summerford

A travel blog entry by daslink

Icebergs in ...

Twillingate and the Kittywake Coast to June 15, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

Twillingate and the Kittywake Coast to June 15

A travel blog entry by lroff

... off to Western Newfoundland tomorrow and I shared all the information I had about it and where to stay, etc. M -June 12 - Twillingate (Little Harbour) - Tried to Emmie again from the B&B but no luck. Left about nine in the morning to head out ...

Botwood, Leading Tickles, Grand Falls, Botwood, Canada travel blog

Botwood, Leading Tickles, Grand Falls

A travel blog entry by lroff

... ourselves. Nothing they did or said, just an impression of some government bureaucracy not my own. A tremendous interest in Canada and Newfoundland particularly. We had polite discussion about how little we really knew about each others country. They ...

Monday July 18 Day 10, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

Monday July 18 Day 10

A travel blog entry by bgallino

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... and it was delicious! We checked into the Harbour Lights Inn - an old Inn dating back to 1825. Our room overlooks Twillingate Harbour. Then we went up to Long Point lighthouse last night and saw some humpbacks blowing in the distance. It looked like 2 ...

Day 38/Twillingate, NL, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

Day 38/Twillingate, NL

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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Today I rode with another couple, Bob and Loretta, that love to see all that they can, and are certainly making the most of their trip.  So off we went to the small Fishing Village up on the North Coast. It was about an hour's drive from Gander. ...

Twisting & Turning to Twillingate, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

Twisting & Turning to Twillingate

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... a Visitor Centre and inquire about campgrounds in or near there. During our conversation the lady mentions that a "must see" destination is Twillingate, about 90 kms from Gander. I arrive at the campground in Gander by 1 PM....should have been there a ...

"the sea was angry that day my friend like ...

A travel blog entry by bradleyt

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... antiques donated by local residents and a very good display about Marie Toulinguet (her real name was Georgina Sterling) who was from Twillingate and considered a huge opera star in her time. It's time. It's time. It's iceberg time! By now the ...

Crappers!! well i just wasted an hour of ..., Twillingate, Canada travel blog

Crappers!! well i just wasted an hour of ...

A travel blog entry by bradleyt

... beginning to get used to the accent. It took me awhile to figure out what "floyzertick" means. I've just arrived in Twillingate where another iceberg is scooting by the harbour opening. The town has been quick to convert from fishing to tourism as ...

In search of the mighty berg..., Twillingate, Canada travel blog

In search of the mighty berg...

A travel blog entry by craig.d.work

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... back day. We started with another sleep in (made it to 830 am!) then we got our act together and made our way to Twillingate. The hopes were that we would track down an iceberg followed by some wine tasting. The plan was going smoothly until we stopped at ...

More Musical Memories & Musings, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

More Musical Memories & Musings

A travel blog entry by bpames

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Today our travels took us to Twillingate and Moreton's Harbour. Enjoy the traditional Newfoundland folk song Brian learned in elementary school and surely"ranted and roared like true Newfoundlander", as his class sang "I's The B'y", or in standard ...

Busy Busy Busy in the Isles, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

Busy Busy Busy in the Isles

A travel blog entry by tipep

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We loved Twillingate Island and its surrounding areas. We did some amazing hiking (including the hike to Cod Jack's Cove ... Cod Jack must have been one heck of a fisherman). We hit the blueberry jackpot ... they are in abundance everywhere and were big ...

Debbie and Jim's Anniversary in Twillingate, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

Debbie and Jim's Anniversary in Twillingate

A travel blog entry by kkgreen

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... many beautiful lakes and coastlines one can see why folks do this. Always something exciting in Newfoundland. We are about half way to Twillingate when we come to a closed road. Apparently a dump truck lost his load of dirt all over the road and the fire ...

Conundrum, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

Conundrum

A travel blog entry by gather-no-moss

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Staying in a most lovely B&B in Lumsden, drove from Twillingate late yesterday.  Supposed to be cloudy and rainy today - nicer by Saturday.  Do I go back to Twillingate for the iceberg tour today and then can move on..or do I tool around to ...

Travel to Twillingate Island, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

Travel to Twillingate Island

A travel blog entry by ryansarah

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... centre in Norris Arm then again at the Regional Information just before the bridge over to Twilljngate Island. Out first stop in Twillingate was the first building over the bridge at the Fishing Museum. It was a privately run outfit and well worth the $5 ...

Surprise Visit and on to Twillingate, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

Surprise Visit and on to Twillingate

A travel blog entry by thedanes

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... to go, so reluctantly we said our goodbyes and headed down the road in opposite directions. We drove to the town of Twillingate where we had made campground reservations because we didn't know of any boondocking places to stay. Our friends had just ...

Beautiful place, friendly people and great weather, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

Beautiful place, friendly people and great weather

A travel blog entry by jennyoneb

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... got back on the TCH to Twillingate.  We arrived at around 6pm and stopped off in town to take some pictures.  Twillingate is very picturesque and a popular place to see icebergs drifting past and whale sightings (in May / June, so we missed out ...

Twillingate!, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

Twillingate!

A travel blog entry by pierrette5

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... , then it was off to buy some salt cod cakes at the local fish shop so we could fry them up for dinner! A trip to Twillingate wouldn't be complete without a tour of Auk Island Winery! No they don't grow grapes here, but they make wine out of berries and ...

Deb and Jim's Newfie Anniversary!, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

Deb and Jim's Newfie Anniversary!

A travel blog entry by kkgreen

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... ocean, with no obstructions to the view. So the two of us went to search it out.  We drove to the tip of Twillingate island to Long Point, where we found a hiking trail that started at the top near the lighthouse then headed straight down to the bluffs. ...

no icebergs, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

no icebergs

A travel blog entry by bonnie.len

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... any as it was July after all. Not much going on in the Twill so we headed to Hillgrade for supper. Cute little spot right on the waters edge and the lobster was tasty! We stayed at the Applewood Inn in Twillingate. Beautiful, huge room and yummy ...

Dunks, bruises and rafting...oh my!, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

Dunks, bruises and rafting...oh my!

A travel blog entry by brian_stevens

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... a DVD of the pictures the guides took throughout the day.  Drove about 2 1/2 hours North to the small coastal town of Twillingate.  Checked into the Sleepy Noggin B&B at 9pm and spoke to owners Ruth & Eric about somewhere to grab a late ...

Screeched In . . . Finally!, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

Screeched In . . . Finally!

A travel blog entry by carolrichardson

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So, here we are in Twillingate.  Checked into our B&B and walked up the hill behind . . . great view of the town   Off to dinner & show . . . fun 'kitchen party'!  We were all given instruments and encouraged to join in ...

Heading to St. John's, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

Heading to St. John's

A travel blog entry by kkgreen

August 13 Travel day=Rain day! I guess  it's better to rain while we are traveling, as long as it stops by the time we have to set up camp. Started raining around 4 a.m. which means everything is really wet before we even start breaking camp, and ...

11 All Around The Circle, Moreton's Harbour, Canada travel blog

11 All Around The Circle

A travel blog entry by tombuttle

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... , we boarded the last return ferry and headed for Dildo Run Provincial Park so we could complete the circle – Fogo, Twillingate, Moreton's Harbour.   The Twillingate Festival had packed the campground but we snagged a shore site for two nights. ...

Twillingate Island, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

Twillingate Island

A travel blog entry by larry_shirley

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Our schedule for today was open except for another dinner theater in Twillingate at 6pm that evening, about 50 miles one-way from our campground. So, we and the Lynches got in or jeep and the Collards go in their SUV, and we all headed to Twillingate a ...

Great friends, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

Great friends

A travel blog entry by linda.edwards

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... Toutons with partridge berry syrup that was sooooooo delicious. After some more great talks we had to hit the trail. We headed off to Twillingate stopped into Grand Falls- Windsor filled up with gas and went to see a Ford dealer to see if we could get an ...

Twilight in Twillingate, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

Twilight in Twillingate

A travel blog entry by normandsharon

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... we saw the most amazing fiery sunset - similar to the one we saw back in the Gaspe Peninsula. It is our ‘Twilight in Twillingate’ feature shot.  Twillingate, itself, claims to be the ‘Iceberg Capital of the World’ and, of ...

Icebergs, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

Icebergs

A travel blog entry by ivens

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It's off to Twillingate to see some icebergs and what a summer for icebergs. Even the locals could not recall seeing ice like this. Apparently a huge ice flow the size of the Bay came in and began to break apart in early June. A photographers dream. ...

Zentral Neufundland, Twillingate, Canada travel blog

Zentral Neufundland

A travel blog entry by jgoestocanada

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... erstaunlich, wie wenig die Wissenschaftler heute über die Einwohner von damals wissen und vieles sind reine Mutmaßungen. In Twillingate übernachten wir im Harbour Lights Inn, in der "Flitterwochensuite". Jedenfalls würde ich das Zimmer so nennen, ...

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