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Life in Newfoundland

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Newfoundland sea ice, mid-June 2017

Looking at yesterday’s satellite image it seems there is finally some development for those waiting for the sea ice to melt: The Great Northern Peninsula is no longer clogged with ice, with the exception of some small pockets in individual coves here and there. The Kittiwake Coast however, is still pretty much blocked, the ice […]

Iceberg hunting on the Great Northern Peninsula

We’re nearing the end of our stay on the west coast of Newfoundland, and I’m glad to say we’ve already achieved everything we came for. These last few days we’ve been touring the Great Northern Peninsula, visiting every little harbour we can get to. We’ve seen dozens upon dozens of icebergs, they’re present everywhere we […]

Winter wonderland, in May

We were supposed to be in the middle of iceberg country by now, but the weather had other plans for us. Upon leaving Cape St. George we received an ominous snow warning for La Scie, our next destination, and special weather warnings for many other areas on the west coast as well. Faced with ice […]

Home for a visit

After an absence of nearly three years, today I’m ‘back home’, back in my beloved Newfoundland, if only for a brief visit. My mom and I arrived in Port aux Basques early this morning, we’re here for a 12 day visit, touring much of the west coast of the island on a quest to see […]

Iceberg underneath a starry sky

I can’t tell you how much I’m looking forward to visiting Newfoundland this month, there are so many icebergs right now and I want to see as many of them as possible! Until that time, memories will have to do, so here are some photos from a cool night in May 2012, on beautiful Stiles Cove Path. There had been icebergs in Pouch […]

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