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Days on Road: 10 weeks
Travel by motorhome: 7,881km
Travel by car: 3,886km
New Wildlife sighting: dolphins or porpoise, not sure which!
It was great to see dolphins (or where they porpoises!) from the 2 ferries we took to Newfoundland. One from from PEI to Nova Scotia, then NS to Newfoundland. The weather was nice & calm, which Ron was very thankful for especially the 6 hours to ...
... the communities. He was the Co founder for many things including hospitals, medical clinics, nursing clinics, hospital boats, schools, orphanage and more. He was married but didn't have any children and when he died he was buried in St. Anthony with his wife. After we had finished in St. Anthony we drove out to L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site to learn about the first Europeans to land in North America. They were Vikings from Scandinavia and Greenland who sailed ...
... boats he'd on the pond. We had a perfect day to see the beautiful geological features of the mountains in the interior of the fjord....amazing vistas of sheer rock cliffs, cascading waterfalls. The Long Range Mountains are beautiful. In some ways, they remind one of the Rockies. It was a fantastic tour. We visited with people from Miami, Florida, and Owen Sound, ...
... inlet and mountains that surround it. Captain Cook is up there too, well a statue of him! Captain Cook spent many summers here in the 1760s, before he went on to "discover" Australia.
My interest in him was stirred in the last couple of years due to my interest in maps & time keeping. Having read about the Beagle (Fitzroy and Darwin) when I visited Ushuaia I started to read about Cook. He led an amazing life and his legacy is prominent in this ...
Resupplied in Grand Falls-Windsor and
Corner Brook on our way to the campground. Neither of these towns is
my cup of tea but that is the price of progress and becoming a “Have
Blow Me Down Provincial Park campground
is nestled between two steep hills that were impossible to see
through the drizzle and ...