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Coastal exploration of Spout Path

Back in August 2011, I went on a zodiac tour of the cliffs below Spout Path, it was great! After arriving at O’Brien’s in Bay Bulls all the passengers were sized up by the captain and fitted with bright orange safety suits, which felt very hot on this blue-sky summer’s day. The small vessel we boarded was called the Kingfisher, and soon enough […]

Memories of a summer vacation

Do you ever wish you could step into a photo? I often do, and I sure wouldn’t mind stepping back into this beautiful vacation in Newfoundland right now: All these shots are from the summer of 2012 🙂

Beaches Path hike + boat trip

Beaches Path, as you can see in these pictures, stays close to the beach. It’s a great trail for family hikes, it’s not very long, not very hard, and there are lots of beaches to comb, especially on the Witless Bay side. Three years ago today I enjoyed a beautiful hike on this trail, I explored all the beaches, […]

Boat trip on Western Brook Pond

Back in July 2010, I visited Newfoundland’s west coast with Marije and her parents, they had come over for a vacation and we ended up touring much of the island. This 2010 trip was their very first visit to Canada and I think it’s safe to say that the boat trip on Western Brook Pond in Gros Morne NP was one of […]

A fantastic last day on the water

These last few weeks and particularly this last week, Marije and I have been so busy with the move, that today we decided to take a well-deserved break from everything, to spend a day on the water with our friends on the Molly Bawn. This was our very last outing on the water and it had everything you […]

Otter Puffin Sunfish Jelly

Wow, what a great day on the water! As the title of this post suggests I saw a great deal of wildlife: This curious otter was one of a larger group of otters that visited Mobile this morning. Near Pee Pee Island we saw many puffins returning with fish in their little beaks: This magnificent […]

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