Travel Blogs from Corner Brook
Another long day of driving but so worth it! We drove a small village called Lark Harbour and back around the Humber Arm to Cox Cove putting 200 km on the car. So many pictures to sort through. We had a lot of fun. We had a nice dinner at the hotel and prepped for another day drive to Gros Morne tomorrow.
Turned out to be not such a good idea in Cornerbrook Newfoundland. Never met such friendly people, if you got near to a kerbside the traffic stopped to let you across! There was shuttle into town provided by the town, but we opted for a taxi to take us to the Captain Cook memorial high up above the town. Our taxi driver, Don Walsh, was great he actually gave us guided tour and lots of ...
... the town on the other side of the lake. Periodically along the trail we would see patches of ice that survived in the shade ot the trees. The temperature remained in the thirties with brief periods of light snow fall. This was a distinctive difference for four travellers from the warm climes and sidewalks of San Jose. But we perservered thru all that the area was exposing us to in our walk thru the forest here in Newfoundland. We passed moose fences, salmon ...
... the trails over the five days here
plus had a Corner Brook side-trip to change Storm's oil. Negotiating
for fresh cod, just filleted, from the dock was also very yummy.
Heading for Gros Morne for our next
- Nearly all fishing dories in the
Bay of Islands are painted Home Depot orange with ...
... traffic -- to a nice down town Chinese restaurant with decent food [for NL] and lots of parking. We thanked him and hope it did not take him too far out of his way -- he said "no problem I was happy to help" and drove away.
The Newfoundlanders are unbelievably nice, kind and helpful people. I wish the US had more like them - I think a 100 years ago they may have -- so much for progress and modern ...