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Jun 16, 2017 - June 16

June 16 Both of us woke up about 5:00 because the sun was shining brightly through our windows. We've been spoiled by the blackout curtains of our other hotel rooms. We managed to go back to sleep, but we were up soon enough to be on our way by 9:00. We headed for Elliston a small port town that is well known for being a site for viewing puffins from the land rather than a boat. It wasn't far down the road, but when we turned off the highway, we drove six kilometres of potholed, washboard road. We did finally reach the village's gift...

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Maritimes trip

Jun 15, 2017 - June 15

June 15 Pam and I left for Port Rexton on the Bonavista peninsula about 9:00 under overcast skies. We drove through rolling hills covered with smallish evergreens and past rocky barrens. The TransCanada was a typical freeway, but whenever we left it for highways, the roads were often rough, having had potholes patched and repatched. Winter is hard on roads here. We stayed with the freeway for the most part but we did veer off occasionally. Once we turned to a side road to see Come By Chance, which was a name familiar to me for some reason....

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Aug 20, 2013 - Day 75/76/77 Lockston Path Provincial Park

Stayed in Lockston Path Provincial park for 3 nights. Drove to Bonavista, Cape Bonavista Lighthouse, Dungeons. Drove to Elliston to view the Puffins, went to museum in Bonavista to see Cabot's ship "Matthew" (replica). Drove to New Bonaventure in Trinity Bay to the site of Random Passage (TV and Book), drove thru Old Bonaventure.

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Cross Canada Trip

Aug 7, 2010 - Port Rexton, Newfoundland

8/7 – 8/9 Our next stop was Cooper’s Restaurant parking lot in Port Rexton (PH1, PH230). This 106 mile drive brought us from the Avalon Peninsula to the Bonavista Peninsula. While in the area we: >hiked the 3.5 mile Sherwink Trail in Trinity East. This is a beautiful trail along a rugged coast line overlooking both the North Atlantic and Trinity Bay. >walked along the picturesque streets of the town of Trinity with their white picket fences. Trinity was the hub of merchant firms during the last half of the 18th century. Gradually the town...

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