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Life in Newfoundland

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The real reason to hike Spout Path

I’m often asked if the Spout is a good enough reason to hike Spout Path. People ask because Spout Path is a long and difficult trail which takes a toll on your knees and ankles, and sure, I get it, if you’ve never hiked this trail before you want to know if seeing the Spout […]

Bottle Cove Trail in Lark Harbour

Last year while planning a trip to Western Newfoundland I came across an inviting picture of Lark Harbour’s Bottle Cove Trail on my kitchen calendar. After I looked up where in Newfoundland Lark Harbour was (it’s 1 hour west of Corner Brook), I decided to add it to our travel plans. Our very first hike on this […]

ECTA Fundraiser in Petty Harbour – Maddox Cove

Coming up on June 2, the East Coast Trail Association is hosting their annual fundraiser to help maintain and protect the East Coast Trail, a great cause and a great time! You can help the East Coast Trail by signing up for this event and hiking some beautiful trails with the company or support of your friends and family. […]

The suspension bridge in La Manche

Is it one of the top attractions on the East Coast Trail or is it simply a convenient way to cross the river gorge in La Manche? I say it’s both! Once, La Manche Village was a fishing community with homes on the cliffside and children playing underneath the flakes, growing up at the water’s edge. Now, […]

Icebergs in the fog?

Well it’s May and it’s foggy, that sounds about right doesn’t it. But where are the icebergs, are they hiding in the fog? Yes. Today’s iceberg chart shows a small number of icebergs near the Avalon Peninsula, but with all this fog it’s anybody’s guess as to where they are exactly: One iceberg was reported […]

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