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Sep 11, 2009 - Lewisporte & Twillingate
The day's trip is rather bittersweet. We're heading down the Road to the Isles to Twillingate; originally hoping to meet up with a mutual friend - Marie Legge - who we all got to know & enjoy spending time with in our 2007 Mexico trip. However, she was diagnosed with cancer & died on Jan.28, 2009. So now, instead , our mission in visiting Twillingate was one of hoping to find her grave & pay our last respects. Talk about a "this is God" moment! We stopped at a 'tour boat' place - I volunteered to go inside, and the very first person I...Jump to full entry
Jun 29, 2009 - I get offered a job!
Glorious sunshine! Clear skies! What a lovely day. We leave Bishop’s Falls and head towards Twillingate. We stop at Lewisporte for lunch. Alexs watch has stopped once again. We find a small jeweller shop and pop in to check the battery. Normally it has been the mechanism playing up, and a puff of air gets it going. After an eternity the lady pops out with “I’m sorry I can’t get the back off.” Spying the tool in her hand I ask if she also has a small screwdriver I can use. Once armed with the screwdriver and her tool I promptly whip the back...Jump to full entry
Aug 20, 2008 - 53.7 degrees North Latitude
That’s Bond - Sir Robert Bond! - Wednesday, August 20 I woke up this morning considerably less apprehensive than yesterday - but I couldn’t fully relax until we were onboard the ship. It only runs once a week, and if for any reason we weren’t able to board this morning it would be a long week in Cartwright where there is no campground and not much to do for visitors who don’t know anyone who lives here. It was raining but the ferry was in. I’d heard the whistle at 6:00 AM announcing it’s arrival. The ship is the Sir Robert Bond, an old...Jump to full entry