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Song of the Iceberg – St. John’s Newfoundland (and Bay de Verde, Dildo and points in between – Day Four)

My first trip to St. John’s was in late September, beautiful and still quite warm. One of the local shopkeepers told me that June would be a great time to come for my next visit. She told me that June … Continue reading

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Winds Gotta Blow – St. John’s Newfoundland (Day Three)

We woke on our second morning to a sunny but gusty day. We really played it by ear what we’d do and see each day, based on the weather and our own level of energy, really the best holidays aren’t … Continue reading

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Newfoundland Rain – St. John’s Newfoundland (Day Two)

Our first full day in St. John’s brought rain. It wasn’t sprinkly rain, it was RAIN rain. We knew the week overall looked pretty good weather-wise, so we took this as a sign that it should be an indoor day. … Continue reading

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Heaven By Sea – St. John’s Newfoundland (Day one)

Have you ever fallen in love with a place at first sight? I did, last year when I went to St. John’s Newfoundland for a work trip. I had this overwhelming feeling that I belonged there, even though I’ve lived my … Continue reading

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The Places I have been – Haida Gwaii

After what seemed like an extra-brief (and shortened) weekend thanks to the delayed flight home from Halifax, I was off to Haida Gwaii bright and early the following Monday. My visit wasn’t going to be at the ideal time of … Continue reading

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The Places That I’ve Been – St. John’s and Halifax

My coast-to-coast-to-extreme coast journey taught me a few things: I love the Maritimes (particularly St. John’s Newfoundland and Labrador), I am a much better flyer than I was a few years ago (not completely freaking out when getting into a … Continue reading

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Coast To Coast

On Sunday I’m heading off on a coast to coast journey, or rather a coast to coast to coast journey. Yep, I’m starting here in BC, flying to St. John’s Newfoundland, a week later to Halifax Nova Scotia, then back … Continue reading

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