Gros Morne National Park – a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a haven for geologists We camped four nights in Gros Morne National Park at the Berry Hill CG, a central location with good access to many of the park’s highlights. The park name comes from the French “large mountain standing alone”. In fact … More Exploring Western Newfoundland August 22 – 28
The Bonavista Peninsula Making itinerary changes on the fly can get tricky. We canceled our two days in the Fortune Bay area because of the weather and our primary reason for this extended side trip was to visit three coastal towns accessible only by boat. Instead stayed in the St. John’s area where there were … More Exploring Central Newfoundland: August 17-21
Part Two: Avalon – The South Eastern Shore Looking for a break from driving we explored La Manche Provincial Park on foot following the shore sections of the East Coast Trail. We camped at a number of provincial parks while in Newfoundland and one of the things we noticed was that some residents rent … More Exploring the Avalon Region of Newfoundland: August 10 – 16 cont.
Part One: Avalon – St. John’s and Environs My apologies for the long hiatus since the previous post–it’s been longer than the promised “one week”. Someone once told me that a work project tends to expand to fill the time available to do it. The corollary to this for retired folks is, “You will find yourself … More Exploring the Avalon Region of Newfoundland: August 10-16
Toni and I are on the road again for a little over a month this time. First we will head to Maine for our annual visit with Tim and Kathy and will also make a trip to Little Cranberry Island to spend some time with Ashley Bryan. He turned 95 this summer and has three … More Maine to St. John’s, Newfoundland July 30 to August 9
Traveling alone on the Blue Ridge Parkway Many years ago, perhaps the spring following my first college year, when I drove my “Papa” to Maine for a week of fishing on the Rapid River, I learned that earlier in his life he followed the spring northward along the Appalachian Mountains. This concept has always sounded … More North with the Spring Warblers
DEPARTURE Vermont Teardrop Travelers is on the road again but only for one month this spring. Two weeks before our planned departure much of the snow was gone and I was able to rototill two rows in my garden and managed to plant sugar snap peas, spinach, bok choy and three varieties of lettuce: maybe … More South with the Shorebirds