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23 Apr

A very soggy entrance to Nova Scotia!

AAAAAAAAAAAGH!!! Driving BLIND!!! I was woken from a pleasant sleep in the suprisingly comfortable dorm bunk bed on the Ferry, Caribou, by the impression an announcement had been made. I looked at my watch and saw it was 6.15am and figured we had to be getting close to Nova Scotia now. It hadn’t been at […]

22 Apr

Escaping The Rock (leaivng Newfoundland)

A bit late… I know. But I wrote up my adventures as I was travelling across from the East Coast to the West Coast of the 2nd largest country in the world Canada – and then didn’t post them very promptly… So here is my journal as I drove across Canada. Today, I escaped the […]

29 Mar

Last weekend in Newfoundland

A week ago, I idely looked up the extent of sea ice around Newfoundland, fairly sure we should be seeing some by now. However, a glance at the map on the Canadian Ice Service website indicated it was barely scratching the northern tip of Newfoundland. Then we got wrapped in some mild snow and temperatures […]

01 Feb

The Quidi Vidi snowshoe attempt

I glanced out the window. The snow was decoratively stuck to the trees and curving gracefully over branches and twigs. It was a standard picturesque winter scene, courtesy of a departing winter storm. It reminded me I wanted to go to the historic Quidi Vidi fishing village near St John’s and take pictures of the […]

01 Jan

And another year ticks over

What is your hope for 2009? Mine is change… 2008 began with so much hope for me, and in the end, I stagnated for the year. Sure, sure, I ‘confirmed’ a few things, but I don’t feel like I progressed at all. I’m getting tired of stagnating – what about you? So I began New […]

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