Shallow Bay Motel & Cabins
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When the beginnings of man started to migrate up from Africa, some turned left and others turned right when they entered Europe. Over thousands of years the cultures progressed and expanded. Then 1000 years ago a Norse expedition led by Leif Eiriksson was forced to leave Greenland due to numerous murder charges, landed on Newfoundlands great …
Today will be the longest driving day on the trip and cover the most unfamiliar ground. Our drive starts at Cow Head and winds through the Northern Peninsula to St. Barbe where the ferry awaits. Long winding stretches broken up by small picturesque communities. We stopped and took pictures of the sunrise and stood in awe of the Mountain ranges that tower above the landscape. To our left is the vast expanse of the Gulf of St. ...
Today, we move camp. The day has dawned beautiful yet again. We are unable to believe our luck with the weather so far. Newfoundland has had one of the worst summers in many years so we are told, yet the sun has been our constant companion. The question though is not if this will change, but when.
Our move today is a minor one geographically - from Berry Hill campground in the centre of the park to Shallow Bay, at its northern end. We had ...
... Centre. From here the walk back to town is only about a kilometre.
Once back in town I decide I could use some R&R on the ship. A short zodiac ride and I'm relaxing on the deck, taking in the scenery. Before long Aaron is back on board as well (he opted to do a 5km hike from the Discovery Centre to a lookout point) and we relax in the lounge with a beverage.
We pull anchor late afternoon and begin to sail for our next stop.
... there would be more seaplanes, but this is the only one we've seen.
This morning we're back in The National Park at Rocky Harbor waiting to hear if we can get tickets for a show tonight - the program is sold out, but we are first on the waiting list. If we do get tickets, we'll stay here in a campground tonight; if not, we'll head on out and start winding our way to the central part of Newfoundland and go north from there.