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... up tourist venues early to take advantage of the economic gain to be derived from 1200 cruise passengers, the merchants and museum owners preferred to have a day off. Sounds very French, doesn't it?
It was about forty degrees and very windy although sunny, so we elected to stay onboard and had a very relaxing day. Don took the photos as we sailed away.
... that I wanted to do, so Jenny got dragged along.
The 3km walk starts just over the road from the seashore and then travels through bog. This bog has been created over 8,000 years and is 4 metres deep. It is continuing to get wider and deeper. It is just as it sounds thick deep mud carpeted with mosses and low growing grasses. We found along the way some pitcher plants. I have seen these at home as indoor plants that trap insects but ...
... a Pitcher Plant or a Death trap..as it feeds on insects, so we found a few of those. It was totally different, hiking through marshes on a boardwalk. The marshland itself is about 4 metres thick and apparently growing. There os supposed to be over 4000 moose in the Park, but we think they are telling fibs because we have seen none.
Eventually we got to the cafe where you get your tickets, we watched a little squirrel eating cake while we ...
... and then on to Trout River. Woody Point is a small town on the edge of Bonne Bay. It has lots of historic houses along the waterfront. We stopped and had a coffee here after we had looked at the lighthouse. It is hard to find toilet stops here as they don’t have them in the parks like us. You have to go to an eatery or to a petrol station and this is why we decided on the coffee shop.
The landscape changed completely when we left Woody Point ...
... week off from work, celebrate, and enjoy life. I was suffering from a week trapped inside a Holiday Inn in Deer Lake. Like a pandora box, I was feeling trapped within a box that - as Dwight Yoakam might say - was located 'a thousand miles from nowhere'. So we were both looking forward to our weekend camping at Gros Morne.
We chose the Lomund campground since it was somewhat isolated, relatively small, beautiful and quiet. It ...