St. Christopher's Hotel
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... a dolls head on the top. The “ugly stick player” taps the stick on the floor with one hand, and with another short stick in the other hand, slaps the stick after it hits the floor so it make a thumping noise followed by the sound like a castanet.
After dinner, I needed to get some things done on the coach so that we would be ready to leave by seven the next morning so Shirley took off with the Lynches to check out some of the local ...
It took us quite a
while to get off the ferry and we had decided that we would not travel to
Corner Brook as we had planned originally, due to it being quite late and it
getting dangerous with moose at twilight and in the dark on that road.
Thankfully we hadn't booked anything so could change our plans with ease.
Though it did mean we had to look in Port Aux Basque (where the ferry terminal
is) for somewhere to sleep. We have a great book that ...
... a panorama view of St John's, and the incredible protected harbour. We walked around this lake that they call Pond, that is called Quidi Vidi (I ran it the next morning). The pond is where the rowers club practice rowing, a nice walkway all around with some boardwalk/gazebos, they skate on it in the winters, a nice dog park, a dam at the far end. This was too funny, there's a Penetentery the next block over. Both the Pond and Penetentery are a few blocks from ...
... not everyone in NL has the heavy Newfoundland accent. We're been told that people from the smaller communities have it. This young boy on the ferry coming here had the strongest accent, everyone smiled when he talked.
Haven't had any Internet to send blog... Days later...
Weather has improved, driving around more beautiful small seaside communities. Places with names such as: Deadman's Bay, Ragged Harbour, Nosuch Harbour, Dildo Arm, Old ...
We had a relaxed morning and before leaving Botwood we walked along the harbour to see a flying boat museum. Botwood was a base for flying boats in the 1930's and it was from here that the first trans-Atlantic commercial flights were made to Foynes, Ireland. As I have visited Foynes and the museum there it was very interesting to visit Botwood. (See previous post for some photos)
From here we headed down onto the TCH (Trans-Canada Highway) for the 300 ...