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Travel Blogs from St. John's
... Amherst, Quidi Vidi, Cape Spear, Petty Harbour (had a nice meal there) fish and chips, so light, so fluffy, at Chafe's Restaurant. Also went to see the Cabot Tower on Signal Hill which gives you a beautiful view of the ocean and the city of St. John's. Of course the first day we went there...fog, fog, fog...and more bloody fog. So we had an excuse to go back, which we did, and it was a lovely sunny day - the ...
... legged Kittiwakes and Storm-petrels were all out by the thousands for the show! The Puffins were so entertaining, flying, swimming on top of the water and then diving straight down by the boat, then they would come up with little caplins in their bright orange beaks and head for their burrows to share with their babies! We weren't lucky enough to see whales but we were very excited to see so many different birds! We also saw ...
... of opportunities for getting some good photos.
The tour guide on the boat was very knowledgeable about whales and even sang a local song to get the tour under way. We also were sharing the boat with a choir who were in town for a music festival, so they sang a few songs along the route as well.
After whale watching for about 30mins, we continued ...
... and my ability to blog would keep me engrossed with companionship yet I now don't believe that is going to suffice. Anyway, I am still at Butter Pot Park and after 50 hours in my tent I am still battling a fever. I've decided to go back into St. John's tomorrow and rent a vehicle for a few days. That way I can get some better food in me and recover a bit more. Then I will be in a better state to make a decision as to what I am doing. I know ...
... enjoy's exploring it as much as last years did. I hope they are all able to take away something from the trip that will influence their own lives for days and years to come.
Once we arrive in Thailand, and the GV trip officially starts on January 26, we will do our best to post daily updates including pictures from the build site and our activities!
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