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Aug 17, 2011 - Raleigh/Ship Cove, Newfoundland, Canada

We drove out to Raeigh, Ship Cove and Burnt Cape Botanical reserve. Biurnt Cape is a very barren landscape what does support many different fauna and flora in a very calcium right environment. We then saw a traditional fishing village. In Ship cove we saw some very majestic landscapes and as we were leaving we saw this women in the middle of the road taking some pictures of the front yard of this home when we looked to our right here was this bull moose in the front yard. In the pictures the moose's head is amongst the flowers. A little...

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Jun 2, 2010 - Newfoundland Northern Peninsula

Beautiful calm sunny day, high 50’s, as good as it gets here! Drove a few miles to Raleigh and spent an hour or more talking with Abiel Taylor who retired from fishing, etc. and runs a craft shop selling his moose antler, moose bone, whale bone, and wood and stone carvings (very nice.) He pointed out the location of the Bunt Cape Ecological Reserve with 35 or more endangered plants, including tiny brave flowers like the arctic poppy. The gravel road was rough, so we parked by a cemetery and walked to the park, up the road near the top of...

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Jun 1, 2010 - Newfoundland Northern Peninsula

Caught the 8:00AM ferry back to St Barbe. Refueled in St Barbe. Drove north on PH430 toward the Northern Peninsula, stopped at Flower’s Cove and walked the new boardwalk to the white limestone barrens. Then drove further and turned on PH436 to far north L'Anse Au Meadows – National Historic Site – reconstructed Viking settlement. June 1 was the first day open, but visitor center reconstruction was behind schedule, so no entrance fee. Put on our parkas and walked the trail past ocean surf and eiders to the site, took the shuttle back. The...

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Jul 27, 2007 - More Gros Morne and then North Peninsula

Still at Rocky Harbour, Gros Morne National Park. It's 9ish am and the cell phone rings. It's Ted Bird calling from CHOM FM in Montreal! I'm on the air with Terry, Ted and Kim from Gros Morne Park in Newfoundland! (For any reader who are not from Mtl, CHOM is the rock station in Mtl) But I'm getting a bit ahead of myself... ...last week, we heard that Terry and Ted were discussing the idea of doing their show from an RV while travelling across Canada. But they decided that it might not work because someone would have to take care of the...

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